Thursday, December 10, 2015

Fort Ord Basic Training, 1969

Learning to salute during basic training at Fort Ord on Sept. 5, 1969.  (Monterey Herald Archives)

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Soap Box Derby, 1972

Two soap box derby racers get the checkered flag at the finish line during the Soap Box Derby Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway on July 30, 1972.  (Monterey Herald Archives)

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Spring Equinox Celebration at Limekiln Creek, 1968

A crowd estimated at over 200 gathered for the Spring Equinox Celebration at Limekiln Creek on the Big Sur coast, March 20, 1968.  (Monterey Herald Archives)

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Cesar Chavez in Salinas, 1970

UFW president Cesar Chavez attends a rally for farmworkers in the Salinas Valley in September 0f 1970. (Photo: Monterey Herald)

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Kenneth Melville, 1981

Kenneth Melville, aka, Blanco Diablo in his cabin in the Willow Creek area of Big Sur on April 12, 1981. Melville worked a gold mine for over 50 years in the area and was at odds with the U.S. Forest Service who wanted to have his cabin and other surrounding structures razed. (Robert Fish/Monterey County Herald archives)

Friday, September 25, 2015

Boat Launching, 1966

The Anthony Boy vessel was the first launching of a Monterey Clipper hull in over thirty years and occurred at the Monterey Boatworks near Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove in 1966.   (Monterey County Herald Archives)

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Water Skiing in Monterey Harbor, 1958

Angelo de Maria and Bill Clapper blow some damp notes to herald next month's water ski show of the Monterey Peninsula Water Ski Club and the Monterey Jazz Festival.  They donned skin-diving suits and clutched baritone horns yesterday, Sept. 1, 1958 to pose for this shot east of Monterey Municipal Wharf No. 2.  The show will be the same weekend as the Monterey Jazz Festival, Oct. 3-5, 1958.  Both water skiers are qualified to toot these instruments on land or sea.  De Maria has a small dance combo, while Clapper is a music teacher for the Monterey Public Schools.  (Monterey Herald Archives)

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Varmints Mini-Bike Club, 1971

A woman wipes mud off the face of a young mini-bike rider who is a member of the Fort Ord Varmints mini-bike club in 1971.  (Monterey Herald Archive)

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Bob Hope at the Crosby Pro Am, 1982

Bob Hope, wearing a 1981 Michigan Rose Bowl sweater, entertains the gallery as he participates in a celebrity round of golf at the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the 1982 Crosby Pro Am.  (Monterey Herald Archives)

Friday, August 21, 2015

Heritage Harbor Groundbreaking, 1977

Breaking ground for the Heritage Harbor shopping center were (left to right) developer Don Berry, Monterey Mayor Gerald Fry, Monterey Urban Renewal Agency Chairman John Bouldry, project architect Paul Davis and Mrs. Berry on Dec. 16, 1977.  The development, located on 4.5 acres between Fisherman's Wharf and the Doubletree Inn, will hold 80-100 shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants in 116,301 feet of retail space.  (Monterey County Herald Archives)

Thursday, August 13, 2015

1960 Paraplegic Fishing Trip

A paraplegic fishing trip on the Randy II out of the Monterey Harbor circa 1960.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

President Bill Clinton in Salinas, 1996

President Bill Clinton speaks to thousands assembled on W. Alisal Street in front of the courthouse in Salinas on August 8, 1996.  (Vern Fisher - Monterey Herald)

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Monterey Rodeo Parade, 1968

Cowboys and horse drawn wagons ride on Alvarado Street in Monterey during the parade for the Monterey Rodeo at the Monterey Fairgrounds in 1968.  (Monterey Herald archives)

Friday, July 17, 2015

Samuel F.B. Morse, 1969

Samuel F.B. Morse pictured here in his Pebble Beach home in February 1969 working on his watercolor paintings. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was born on July 19, 1885 in Newtonville, Mass.  He was the great nephew of the inventor and painter of the same name.  Morse is credited with founding Del Monte Properties and building the Del Monte Lodge.  He built the Pebble Beach Golf Links along with three other golf courses in Pebble Beach.  Morse who a short time later, died after this photo was taken on May 10, 1969.  (Photo: Monterey County Herald)

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Morse Fire in Pebble Beach, May 1987

Firefighters from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey work on the "Morse Fire" as it begins to cross Los Altos Drive in Pebble Beach on May 31, 1987.  The Morse Fire in Pebble Beach consumned over thirty homes  (Orville Myers - Monterey Herald archives)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Ornette Coleman, Monterey Jazz Festival, 1967

Ornette Coleman performs at the 1967 Monterey Jazz Festival.  Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman was an American jazz saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer. He was one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 1960s, a term he invented with the name of an album.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The Paupers at Monterey Pop Festival, 1967

The Paupers from Canada, Denny Gerrard, Chuck Beal, Skip Prokop and Adam Mitchell arrive at Monterey Airoport to play at the Monterey Pop Festival.
(Photo: Monterey County Herald,  June 15, 1967)

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Fort Ord Basic Training, 1990

A Fort Ord soldier tries to put a gas mask on a mannequin during the chemical warfare phase of the End Of Cycle Training (EOCT) during Basic Training at Fort Ord on August 14, 1990.  (Orville Myers - Monterey Herald)

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Pebble Beach Golf sold to Japan Investors, 1992

Masatsugu Takabayashi and Pebble Beach director of golf Ed Miller inspect the grass on the 17th hole at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on March 9, 1992.  Takabayashi's company, Taiheiyo Club Inc., owner and operator of many golf courses in Japan, joined with Sumitomo Credit Service Ltd., the leading issuer of VISA cards in Japan, to acquire the Pebble Beach golf resort for a reported $500 million.

"This was a rare opportunity to become the owner of one of the world's best resorts," Mr. Takabayashi said through an interpreter.

Taiheiyo Club, of which Mr. Takabayashi is president, will be 75 percent owner, while Sumitomo Credit will hold 25 percent of the Lone Cypress Company, a new Japanese corporation formed to acquire Pebble Beach. Mr. Takabayashi, who is 58 years old, will be chairman and president of Lone Cypress.  (Orville Myers - Monterey Herald archives)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Reggie Jackson, classic car collection, 1994

Former major league baseball great Reggie Jackson stands with one of his classic cars, a Ford coupe outside his shop in Sand City on August 24, 1994.  (Orville Myers - Monterey Herald)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Sam Farr State Assembly, 1980

Sam Farr (right) holds his daughter Jessica as Ansel Adams speaks to the crowd at Colton Hall in Monterey during a press conference where Sam Farr formally declares his candidacy for state assembly on January 10, 1980.  (Herald Archives)

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Gen. Doolittle and Clint Eastwood, 1986

Gen. Jimmy Doolittle and Clint Eastwood during a reception for Doolittle, Dec. 7, 1986.  (Monterey  Herald Archives)

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Crosby Pro Am, 1966

A large gallery around the first tee at Cypress Point Club during the first round of the 1966 Crosby Pro-Am.  (Monterey Herald Archives)