Author Archives: Bianca Beltran

Metal cross replaces vandalized monument in Monterey

A metal cross was installed at Del Monte Beach, replacing a historical monument that was vandalized several years ago. The Portola-Crespi monument was a 20-foot redwood cross that marked the spot where Spanish explorers are believed to have arrived in 1769. It was a replica of the cross erected there over 200 years ago, installed […]