Friday, May 25, 2012

Lightning Storm, Oct. 1987

A rare lightning storm lights up the sky over the Monterey harbor in October of 1987.  (Monterey County Herald Archives)

Friday, May 18, 2012

King Juan Carlos visit, Oct. 1987

King Juan Carlos of Spain (left) greets people at a reception at the Monterey Conference Center during his visit to Monterey on October 6, 1987.  (Alan McEwen/Monterey County Herald)

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Ronald Reagan, 1976

Ronald Reagan arrives at the Monterey Airport with Jimmy Stewart on June 27, 1976 during his Presidential campaign   (Monterey County Herald Archives)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Baez Folk Festival, Oct. 3, 1970

Joan Baez (center) leads a "million dollars worth of talent" in "You Aint Going Nowhere" on stage at the Monterey Fairgrounds on October 3, 1970 during the Joan Baez Big Sur Folk Festival.   At right are members of the Beach Boys, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Carl Wilson and Bruce Johnston.  At left are Country Joe McDonald and John Phillips.  To Baez' left is singer Merry Clayton.   (Monterey County Herald Archives)