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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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.

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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.

Krista Almanzan

As helicopters fly overhead, a cloud of dark gray smoke rises into the sky.  The sun appears red.   But Steve Schuster stands in the driveway of his Cachagua home relaxed.  

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Fire investigators say an unattended, illegal campfire is the cause behind the Soberanes Fire.  It started on Friday, July 22nd around 8:45a.m. in Garrapata State Park just south of Carmel Highlands.

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