Fort Ord http://kazu.org en Fort Ord Blight Removal Picks Up http://kazu.org/post/fort-ord-blight-removal-picks <p>In the twenty years since the Army shut down Fort Ord there’s been progress on repurposing the land – a new University, a National Monument, new housing and shopping.&nbsp; But even with all the change more than one thousand abandoned buildings still remain standing -- making parts of the former base look like a ghost town.&nbsp;&nbsp; Now efforts to clean up the remaining blight may finally be picking up.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:32:35 +0000 Doug McKnight 40310 at http://kazu.org Fort Ord Blight Removal Picks Up What's Next For Fort Ord Rec Users and MST http://kazu.org/post/whats-next-fort-ord-rec-users-and-mst <p>&nbsp;</p><p>This week the Monterey County Board of Supervisors pulled its support for a planned transit center on Fort Ord.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a victory for a group that aims to preserve recreation on the former Fort. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:03:44 +0000 Krista Almanzan 5983 at http://kazu.org What's Next For Fort Ord Rec Users and MST New Momentum for a Fort Ord National Monument http://kazu.org/post/new-momentum-fort-ord-national-monument <p>&nbsp;</p><p>On a recent visit to the Monterey Bay Area, Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar voiced his support for making Fort Ord lands a National Monument. &nbsp;&nbsp;KAZU&rsquo;s Krista Almanzan reports on what monument status would mean and what&rsquo;s next.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:40:08 +0000 5039 at http://kazu.org New Momentum for a Fort Ord National Monument Fort Ord Reuse Slowed to a Crawl, Part 2 http://kazu.org/post/fort-ord-reuse-slowed-crawl-part-2 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d357a65d98f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d357a65d98f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d357a65d98f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kazu/local-kazu-988365.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Marina, CA – Development on the former Fort Ord has slowed to a crawl along with the economy. In part two of our series on the reuse of the former Army base, we look at what progress is being made and what to expect in the near future. KAZU News Director Krista Almanzan reports.</p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 23:02:35 +0000 Krista Almanzan 1257 at http://kazu.org Fort Ord Reuse Slowed to a Crawl, Part 2 Fort Ord Reuse Slowed to a Crawl, Part 1 http://kazu.org/post/fort-ord-reuse-slowed-crawl-part-1 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d357a65be10-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d357a65be10-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d357a65be10-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kazu/local-kazu-988201.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Marina, CA – The closure of Fort Ord just north of Monterey left behind a piece of land roughly the size of San Francisco. Now nearly 20 years later, redevelopment has not gone as expected. KAZU News Director Krista Almanzan has the first of our two part story.</p> Thu, 29 Sep 2011 23:05:20 +0000 Krista Almanzan 1256 at http://kazu.org Fort Ord Reuse Slowed to a Crawl, Part 1