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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KAZU Local
4:02 pm
Fri September 30, 2011

Fort Ord Reuse Slowed to a Crawl, Part 2

A classroom on Monterey Peninsula College's new campus looks out on land that the college will expand on, if other development picks up on the former Army base.

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KAZU Local
4:05 pm
Thu September 29, 2011

Fort Ord Reuse Slowed to a Crawl, Part 1

Home sites sit ready for builders in Marina Heights.

Marina, CA – Fort Ord closed in 1994. Today the former Army base is a mix of the present and past. Just off highway one in Marina, a busy shopping center sits across the street from uniform rows of largely abandoned wooden Army buildings. "If the City of Marina and the developer for the Dunes on Monterey Bay Project are lucky there will be a hotel complex here," said Michael Houlemard, Executive Officer of the Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA).

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