Thursday, November 29, 2012

Christmas Angels, 1958

The "Monterey Christmas Angles" get installed on November 17, 1958 at West Pearl and Alvarado St. in Monterey.  The angels have been decorating the Monterey streets since 1956 and were designed and made by artist Erica Franke.   (Monterey Herald Archives)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Law Day Ceremony, 1964

A youthful, but well-trained crew, fires another round in the 21-gun salute, a noisy highlight of the law day ceremonies on April 30, 1964 at Colton Hall.  Gunners are, from left in matching shirts Mark, David and Phillip Hughes, and Greg Niebel, all of Monterey.  (Monterey County Herald archives)

MPC football practice, 1965

Chris Smith, David Phillips, Mark Smith and Jeff Phillips play on the Monterey Peninsula College football field while their fathers were busy coaching the MPC team on Sept. 9, 1965.  (Monterey County Herald archives)