Wild Fish Owes $126,750 In Unpaid Taxes, Is That Winning?

Parklet gadfly also got $533,000 in Covid relief government handouts. Is that Excellence in tax cheating or what?

According to the recorder’s office in Salinas, Flying Kipper Corp. faces three liens from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration for unpaid sales taxes from Oct. l, 2022, to Dec. 31, 2023, amounting to $116,987.66 including a $25,209.86 lien that was filed with the recorder’s office Tuesday — and a lien from the Monterey County Tax Collector for $9,765.12. In all, the restaurant’s unpaid taxes amount to $126,752.78. A lien is a legal claim to property that prevents the owner from selling it without first settling the debt.

Liz Jacobs

The ugly parklet blocks the view of the block. No P.G. charm here, just an expensive restaurant hiding from the tax man.

wildfish parklet

Wild Fish Owes $126,750 In Unpaid Taxes, Is That Winning?

Erik Cushman’s Predisposition For Strong Whiskey And Multiple DUI Arrests

Things even the Squid would not write about.

What a doofus for trying to drive when intoxicated – while serving five years’ probation from the last DUI conviction.

Erik Cushman DUI Arrest

Pacific Grove police arrested Monterey County Weekly publisher Erik Cushman July 28 for drunken driving and violating his probation from an earlier DUI conviction, which includes a requirement that he not drive if he has any alcohol in his blood.
The arrest happened as Cushman, 46, was on his way home from a Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce dinner where he accepted a Business Excellence Award for his newspaper in the Media and Marketing category

Cushman, who in a recent interview for the  California Newspaper Publishers Association’s newsletter said his qualifications to be a newspaper publisher included his “predisposition for foul language and strong whiskey,” was arrested for his first DUI on May 30, 2009,

Erik Cushman’s Predisposition For Strong Whiskey And Multiple DUI Arrests

P.G. Comeheres SHOCKED That Their Cars Get Broken Into

Burglar

Tourist destinations like Pacific Grove are prime burglary targets. Criminals need a place to vacation to, and maybe catch up on some work while here. Don’t be a Bay Area fool, lock doors and windows. Don’t leave anything valuable in your car.

“We moved from the Bay Area to kind of avoid the crime and to see it kind of ticking up here is very disconcerting,” said Francie Soito who lives in Pacific Grove.

The alarming amount of car theft and break-ins is driving them to take extra safety measures, such as leaving their porch lights on.

P.G. Comeheres SHOCKED That Their Cars Get Broken Into