“To settle a lawsuit filed by a disabled resident, the city of Pacific Grove has agreed to spend $250,000 to remove architectural barriers and make other improvements over the next decade.
Mary Marques-Caramico sued the city and eight local businesses in 2003, saying they violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing adequate access for the disabled. Marques-Caramico has muscular dystrophy and gets around town in a motorized wheelchair.
Julie Rodewald was just completing her morning run Monday when, two blocks from her Pacific Grove home, she saw something she hoped to never see. Hearing a racket of crows at David Avenue and Clark Lane, she glanced to her right and saw a mountain lion just 20 feet away, headed toward her.