Soledad, CA and Marina, CA – It's harvest time in Monterey County wine country. Pinot Noir grapes grow well in the Santa Lucia Highlands. This year it's a small harvest, but the quality is great. KAZU's Rachael McDonald went to the field and the cellar to get the sounds of harvest. First she visited grower Joe Alarid in his vineyards near Soledad.
NOTE: Cima Collina Winery is an underwriter with KAZU.
Pacific Grove, CA – Last June, Monterey County voters were asked to choose between two visions for land use. They rejected both the County Supervisor's General Plan Update 4 and LandWatch Monterey County's Initiative. Now, a subcommittee of the county planning commission is developing a new plan. Dawn Withers, reporter for the Salinas-Californian newspaper gives the details.
Monterey, CA – Aerial spraying for light brown apple moth started last night (Sunday, September 9, 2007) at 8 o'clock. Two twin-engine airplanes flew over Marina and Seaside dispensing a synthetic pheromone.
California Department of Food and Agriculture Hotline: (800) 491-1899