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.


5:55 am
Thu July 5, 2012

The Tall Tale and True Story of the Tin House

an undated photo of the Tin House
Courtesy of Pam Grossman

Big Sur’s Tin House is a place that’s inspired myths and intrigued visitors for decades.

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10:15 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Dead Archive Opening

On display in Dead Central: part of the Jerry Garcia Memorial Altar

When the Grateful Dead Archive at UC Santa Cruz opens to the public Friday, it will reveal some things that even fans might not know about the band.

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11:09 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Henry Miller Library Needs Help for Upgrades

For more than thirty years, the Henry Miller library has been a living memorial to the late author, artist and Big Sur resident.  Today the Library needs some structural improvements, and the public’s help. 

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London 2012: The Summer Olympics
2:21 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Fencing's Father-Son Duo Hones An Olympic Dream

Alexander Massialas (left) lands a touch on Britain's Keith Cook during last year's Fencing International Invitation in London.
Sang Tan AP

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 5:17 pm

When they travel to London to compete in this summer's Olympics, many elite athletes will be joined by family members. But for Alexander Massialas and his father, Greg, it's different. Both of them will represent the United States — one as a coach, and the other as an athlete.

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2:34 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Open Primary Leads to Familiar Faces in Congressional Race

Tuesday’s primary was the first test of California’s new top two vote getter law.  In the race for the Congressional seat that represents the Monterey Bay Area, the new system produced a familiar outcome. 

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