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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12:58 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

AT&T Pro-Am: Accessibility Helps Disabled Veterans in More Ways Than One

Special Needs viewing section at the 18th hole of the Pebble Beach Golf Links

 

Behind the scenes at the AT&T Pro-Am, local disabled veterans are helping make this event possible, while also helping themselves. 

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Local
1:17 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

EcoFarm: Reaching Food Deserts

Pature raised chickens roam the land at Live Earth Farm in Watsonville.

 

Even in this area we call the salad bowl of the world, there are food deserts -- areas where fresh produce isn’t easily accessible.  Now there’s a new effort underway to reach these food deserts.  It begins with farmers at the annual EcoFarm Confernce.  

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Local
9:44 am
Thu January 19, 2012

Local Listing Causes Global Buzz

For sale: 160 acres of prime Carmel Valley property that includes a piece of outer space history.  

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Local
12:10 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

Trash to Energy Plant Faces Opposition

With dwindling landfill space in the Salinas Valley, a plan to build a plant that turns trash into energy is under environmental review.  

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Local
2:45 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Monarch Count Has High Importance for Peninsula Town

Erica Krygsman with CalPoly's Monarch Alert counts butterflies at the Monarch Grove Santuary.

This is the best time of year to see Monarchs as they overwinter on the Central Coast.  Each year, the high stakes question for one peninsula town is: how many butterflies will return? 

 

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