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Monterey County Jail Oatmeal, serves one divided steel plateful

“And so, around 9 or 10 p.m., we ventured past all the No Trespassing signs into the Carmel Highlands, where, after a short drive, I found a mailbox that miraculously happened to have Kim Novak’s TV Guide in it. I quickly flashed on what I imagined was a completely acceptable excuse for a stranger knocking on her door shortly before midnight: ‘Miss Novak, I’ve come to bring you your TV Guide.’”

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Grant Barrett