Friday, July 22, 2011

Oakland A's, 1968

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Kennedy shows Monterey Peninsula Herald sports editor Bob Bullock the new team jerseys at the Mark Thomas Inn in Monterey on February 1, 1968 for a press conference announcing their first season in Oakland. (Monterey County Herald Archives)

Friday, July 15, 2011

1955 Carmel Fire

Pon Chung, Carmel's honorary fire chief, recovers one of the mannequins from the Bib'n Tucker children’s clothing store on Dolores and Lincoln Streets that was damaged during a fire in June 30, 1955. (Monterey County Herald Archives)

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Tax Protest, 1975

Some 500 Monterey citizens gathered at Colton Hall on July 10, 1975 to vent their feelings about a sizable increase in property bills. Jake Cerrito (center) was among those opposing the assessment. (Monterey County Herald Archives)

Friday, July 1, 2011

Laguna Seca Raceway, 1963

A accident at The Monterey Pacific Grand Prix at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey on October 20, 1963. The driver suffered minor injuries after rolling his car during the race and was taken to a local hospital. (Monterey County Herald Archives)