SALINAS

Movie series looks at issues of aging

The Alliance on Aging starts its "Aging at the Movies" series Monday with "The Last of the Blonde Bombshells."

The free movie series, held Mondays through May 13, looks at how issues of aging are addressed by characters in film. Other movies include "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and "Young at Heart."

The screenings are 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Alliance on Aging office, 247 Main St.

To register, call Michelle Lopez at 655-4241 or email mlopez@allianceonaging.org.

MONTEREY

Law school president renews contract

Monterey College of Law President and Dean Mitchel L. Winick has renewed his contract for five more years.

Winick, 57, has served as dean of the law school since 2005 and was named president and dean in 2010. With the contract renewal, Winick becomes the longest serving dean in the law school's 40-year history.

MONTEREY

Highway work to cause delays

Night work on Monterey-Salinas Highway Monday through Friday could result in 20-minute delays for drivers.

Crews will be grinding pavement between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. from near Monterey Regional Airport to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

CARMEL

Gray whale researcher speaks Wednesday

James Harvey of Moss Landing Marine Labs will discuss his research on gray whales and his participation in the rescue of juvenile whales depicted in the movie "Big Miracle" at 2:30p.m. Wednesday at the Carmel Foundation's Diment Hall, Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

For information on the free talk, contact Anne Albano at 620-8705 or aalbano@carmelfoundation.org.

SEASIDE

Fort Ord group to talk open space initiative

The Fort Ord Access Alliance, which has launched a petition drive to protect 540 acres of open space on the former Army base, will speak about the initiative at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd.