Thursday, September 30, 2010

1968 Sand Castle Contest

Iriene Daily, Charloa Smith and Bruce Daily work on their sand creation "Sandy Mechanics" during the 7th annual Great Sand Castle Contest on Carmel Beach in October of 1968.

Friday, September 24, 2010

1967 Concourse d'Elegance

Virginia Stanton, hard working member of the Community Hospital Auxiliary came down from her stint at the Hospital to greet Bob Hope on the ramp, where he kept things humming while judges studied the winner's circle to pick the over all winner at the 1967 Pebble Beach Concourse d'Elegance. (Monterey Herald Archives)

Friday, September 10, 2010

Mudslide, Feb. 1987

Vehicles get trapped in a mud slide on Highway One three miles south of Esalen on February 13, 1987. The major winter storm caused this section of roadway to be closed for weeks. (Robert Fisher/Monterey County Herald)

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Holiday Inn construction, Jan. 7, 1969

The first floor of the four-story Holiday Inn of Amercia on Monterey's Del Monte Beach near the Seaside city line is almost completed. Expected to be open by the end of June, the motel is tobe made up of five staggered buildings, all connected, with a total of 196 units. (Monterey County Herald Archives)