Pride flags fly at Asilomar State Beach on a hot summer evening during pride month.
A cobweb thistle, which is a California native, blooms near the Balconies Cliffs trailhead in Pinnacles National Park.
The Wayside Cross was dedicated on April 14, 1926, where a bishop used to stop for prayer and to rest his horse. In 2019, it remains a peaceful and shady perch, just off Vineyard Canyon Road near Parkfield.
The sun struggles to break through on a gray morning in Monterey in this view toward Seaside from San Carlos Beach.
A western fence lizard, also known as a blue-belly, basks in the sun. For years, scientists have been researching the relationship between these lizards and Lyme disease; a protein in their blood strips Lyme from ticks.
It’s gopher season, and this pair of Pacific Grove tuxedo cats can spend hours watching and waiting next to a gopher hole.
Douglas irises form an abundant spring bloom next to a trail in Fort Ord National Monument.
JT Rodda of Carmel Valley takes a fall during the 6th annual Cachagualand Dirtboard Race on Easter Sunday.
It’s superbloom season and wildflowers blanket radiantly green hillsides in South Monterey County with color.