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)

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Cesar Chavez released from jail, Dec. 24, 1970

Cesar Chavez speaks to the assembled crowd after his release from the Monterey County jail in Salinas on December 24, 1970. (Photo: Monterey County Herald)