Final vote results released
Final results from the Nov. 6 election were released Wednesday by the county Elections Office.
No races changed, though there were some narrow margins.
In the Seaside City Council race, incumbent Ian Oglesby came out just 24 votes ahead of challenger Jason Campbell. In King City, Karen Jernigan took the third council seat by eight votes over Margarita Irma Lopez.
Measure A, a Pacific Grove Unified School District parcel tax, fell just short of a needed two-thirds majority with 66.37 percent of the vote.
Total voter turnout was 75 percent.
For full election results, visit the Monterey County Elections Office.
Applicants sought for city panels
Marina is accepting applications for four commissions, the tree committee and the design review board.
Commission openings, with two-year terms expiring in February 2015, are: three seats each on the Public Works, Recreation and Community Services and Planning commissions, and two seats on the Economic Development Commission.
Seats on the Tree Committee and Architectural and Site Design Review Board are for one-year terms.
The filing deadline to interview for open seats is 5p.m. Dec. 21.
Applications are available at the City Clerk's Office, 211 Hillcrest Ave., by phone at 884-1278 or online at www.ci.marina.ca.us.
Bach Festival gets digital media grant
The Carmel Bach Festival has been awarded a $10,000 grant to modernize its website and computers.
The grant, from the Stanton Endowment Fund via the Community Foundation for Monterey County, will help the festival with "a comprehensive overhaul of its digital media platforms," according to a news release.