All blog posts and updates about this project are also posted on our sister site, Keepers of Our Culture. Click the links below to read the latest updates and stories that are being added to the book.

“Life in Pacific Grove”: The Stories

William Neish, The Story Tailor, was so excited about writing stories for our community book, he engaged several friends and new acquaintances to tell him their stories and work with him to perfect. Here are a few excepts from those … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

“Life in Pacific Grove” Official Book Launch Oct 7, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the community book we’ve all been writing and waiting for – Life in Pacific Grove– is finally completed, published, and available for sale! There were more than 450 stories submitted and all were included, … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

The Charms of PG

by Bob Fisher Living in this unique town for the last five years has been delightful for me. Prior to moving here I spent thirty-three years in the San Francisco/Berkeley area and shorter stints in several other locations. I was … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

A Pearl on the Peninsula

Susan Carol Smith, our guest columnist in the Cedar Street Times for 6-16-2017, gives us a reflective walk through a day of memories in downtown Pacific Grove. Susan is the proprietor of Butterfly Cottage Botanicals. She has a goal for … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

Adventures of Clementine and Lola

Susan Steele, guest columnist in the 6-9-2017 issue of “Keepers of Our Culture” in the Cedar Street Times, entertains us with stories about two of our PG  fur people. Susan is the president of the Friends of the Pacific Grove … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

Tillie’s

Joyce Day Meuse, Tillie Gort employee and long time PG resident was the Guest Columnist in the May 26 edition of our monthly “Keepers of Our Culture” column in the local Cedar Street Times. Welcome to Tillie Gort’s Cafe—Local Favorite … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

‘I Have to Take Care of My People’

Richard “Dick” T. Oehrle, guest columnist in our weekly “Keepers of Our Culture” column in the 6-2-2017 issue of our local paper, Cedar Street Times, finds true Pacific Grove spirit embodied in one man, Charlie Higuera at the Grove Market. … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

What makes PG unique, you ask?

Mayor Kampe posed that query last October when he and I spoke about possible content for “Life in Pacific Grove.” Bill wanted to know how our residents and visitors would express the essence, the magic of Pacific Grove. Since we … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

CCW Writer Exposes Herself at Pt. Pinos Grill!

At a recent CCW meeting I read a mini-memoir portraying my PG life experiences by rewriting a synopsis of the comic farce, “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride.” I challenged members to reciprocate and submit their story for inclusion in our “Life … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →

PG Shopping Rivals Carmel

“For me Pacific Grove is like a magnet. I don’t live there. But I visit all the time. I buy take out food at Grove Market. I stand in line at Pavel’s and talk with strangers. I visit Germain Hatcher … Click Article Title for full article at original site. →