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Archive for September, 2008

Dress for Success

Monday, September 29th, 2008
Clean out your closets and help the residents at Sun Street Centers at the same time. The Salinas Rotary will be accepting clean clothing items that can be worn for interviews and employment on both Tuesday, October 14th and 21st. Drop your items off at 12 noon, at the entrance of ...
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Your Town – September 29, 2008

Thursday, September 25th, 2008
Tom Carleton has lined up another group of stimulating guests for this month's installment of the Your Town television (Channel 24) and radio (KNRY 1240AM) program from 5-6 PM on September 29th, 2008. Tom will interview leaders of the Boy Scouts Council to discuss restoration of Camp Pico Blanco after the ...
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A Student’s Questions

Monday, September 22nd, 2008
Recently a high school student asked me to reflect on my career in architecture. Here are my responses: How did I get into this business? My mother encouraged me to do so. She supported the talents that she saw in her son. Even though I had not known ...
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A new chapter is written for El Gabilan Library

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008
  [caption id="attachment_163" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="El Gabilan Library's New Landscaping"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_164" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="El Gabilan Library's New Interior"][/caption] "I remember checking out countless books at the El Gabilan Library as a child. I am so glad to see the city invest in our libraries. I hope the improvements cause more parents ...
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Collecting the Internet

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008
The internet is full of interesting information and RSS will deliver it to your desktop. RSS (Real Simple Syndication) is a method for subscribing to websites that deliver continually updated information, such as this blog from Thomas J. Carleton Architecture. News sites, magazines and blogs are typical uses for RSS. Sites ...
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Selling Homes in the Salinas Valley

Monday, September 1st, 2008
[caption id="attachment_133" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Standard Pacific Homes: Spreckels"][/caption] Standard Pacific Homes has two communities in Monterey County, Sorrento in Salinas and Spreckels. Tom Carleton was hired by SPH as a design consultant on the new homes in Spreckels. Bonnie Sharkey (408-626-6922) claims that "people would be surprised to know how well we ...
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