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)