Salinas, CA – Every day starts and ends the same way for students in the Silver Star Youth Program. A van from the Monterey County Probation Department takes them door to door, from their homes to Rancho Cielo and back.
Pacific Grove, CA – Outside the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, more than a hundred people watch as Chinese lion dancers weave through the crowd. The group follows the lions down Forest Avenue and then the coastal recreation trail to the site of a nineteenth century Chinese Fishing Village. For 50 years, fishermen worked Monterey Bay for fish, squid and abalone. Then, a fire destroyed the village in 1906.
Seaside, CA – The idea to build a Veterans Cemetery on former Fort Ord has been in the works for about two decades. This year, the project is up against a deadline. The Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation has to raise $1.1-million by August.
So far, the Foundation has raised $180,000. On Memorial Day, the group will be at the Black Horse Bayonet Clubhouse in Seaside to answer questions about the project. The Meet and Greet is from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.
Seaside, CA – Although the AMGEN Tour of California did not start as planned Sunday because of hazardous riding conditions in South Lake Tahoe, the race is still set to come to the Monterey Bay Area Thursday. Seaside is a new city for AMGEN. The gun goes off at 9:15 Thursday morning in front of Seaside City Hall, but the spectators and cyclists will start gathering much earlier. KAZU's Krista Almanzan interviewed Abe Lincoln, the chair the organizing committee for the Seaside Start.