Thursday, October 23, 2014

Native American bones found, 1962

Jack Johnson from Oakland, examines human bones found in a cave near Willow Creek in southern Monterey County on August 26, 1962.  A local university archaeologist determined the bones to be from native Amercians and hundreds of years old.  (Monterey County Herald archives)

Thursday, October 16, 2014

UCSC site dedication, April 1964

The site for the $275 million university was dedicated on Friday, April 17, 1964.  Governor Edmund G. Brown told some 2,000 persons attending the ceremony “the University of California Santa Cruz campus may provide the model to universities of the 21st century.  Gov. Brown described the 2,000-acre campus overlooking the Monterey Bay as one of the most magnificent anywhere in the world.  The first 500 students are scheduled to be admitted in the fall of the next year and enrollment of 27,500 is expected by 1990

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

B.B. King in Monterey, 1967

B.B. King performs on the main stage during the 1967 Monterey Jazz Festival. (Herald Archives)