Schenk’s Can Was Canned

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Not Ron Schenk

Ron Schenk, who worked regularly at the Pacific Grove thrift store he founded two decades ago, wants to set the record straight: He did not “retire” from his job, he was fired. In November, Schenk, 82, the founder of the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop on Forest Avenue, was told by the president of the board of directors for the local chapter of St. Vincent de Paul Society that the board wanted him gone.

Schenk’s Can Was Canned

Public Works Director Terminated

Another Colon-Jello come-here gets the ax. Lots of mismanaged public works projects under her watch such as the clear cutting of the butterfly trees.

By the way, can someone clean up that downtown juxtaposition of American flags, paper lanterns and X-mas lights and focus on one season at a time?
Feast Of Patriotic Xmas Lanterns

Celia Perez Martinez, Pacific Grove’s public works director for the past four years, has been terminated from her job.

The reasons for her separation from the city are confidential personnel issues, all four city officials said.

Martinez, a Salinas resident, was hired by the city Jan. 15, 2006, as public works supervisor under then-City Manager Jim Colangelo. She was named business manager May 8, 2007.

Public Works Director Terminated

Pebble Beach Lays Off 29 Employees

Occupancy rates have been slipping since mid-September, and while November through late January are typically slow for tourism, the current slowdown is more pronounced, said Bill Perocchi, chief operating officer

On Friday, the company cut 24 management positions and five hourly jobs from its payroll.

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Can’t be all that bad news. Visitors may be stepping down to 2nd rate locations like Sea Breeze motel or Favaloro’s.

Pebble Beach Lays Off 29 Employees