Hometown Inspires Monterey Native's Debut Novel

Aug 5, 2016

Author Lindsay Hatton no longer lives in Monterey, but her hometown inspired her new book.  In her debut novel, Monterey Bay, she re-imagines the founding and the founder of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  

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.  

Soberanes Fire Smolders Big Sur Tourism

Aug 3, 2016
Erika Mahoney

Tourism is Big Sur’s only industry and summer is peak season. Since the Soberanes Fire started nearly two weeks ago, businesses have stayed open, but tourist traffic has slowed to a crawl.

Krista Almanzan

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.

Krista Almanzan

A drive down Palo Colorado road starts out still lush and green. The road  shaded by towering trees.  About three miles in, firefighters are mopping up a hillside.