Krista Almanzan

News Director / All Things Considered Host

Krista joined KAZU in 2007.  She is an award winning journalist with more than a decade of broadcast experience.  Her stories have won regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and honors from the Northern California Radio and Television News Directors Association.  Prior to working at KAZU, Krista reported in Sacramento for Capital Public Radio and at television stations in Iowa.  Like KAZU listeners, Krista appreciates the in-depth, long form stories that are unique to public radio. She's pleased to continue that tradition in the Monterey Bay Area.

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Nic Coury, Monterey County Weekly

90.3 KAZU, in partnership with the Monterey County Weekly, brings you this debate between 20th District Congressional Candidates Republican Casey Lucius and Democrat Jimmy Panetta.

Krista Almanzan

The Soberanes Fire is slowly moving closer to the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, east of Big Sur.  It's the first Buddhist Monastery built in the West.  The fire is about four miles away.

When and if the fire gets there, students and teachers who practice at the center plan to be the ones fighting it.  That’s because they’re unlikely to get much outside support.

Car week brings car lovers from all around the world to cruise the streets of the Monterey Peninsula, bid in collectable car auctions and appreciate automobile craftsmanship.   We’ve captured some of the sounds and people of car week in this audio postcard.  We begin in Pacific Grove at Wednesday’s Little Car Show.

InciWeb (inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4888/)

Just one evacuation order remains in effect, and the number of firefighters on the scene has continued to go down as crews make progress on the Soberanes Fire.

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