A squirrel in Pacific Grove takes a break and poses for a photo op.
A vantage point from a woodsy spot in Monterey provides a view of a colorful summer sunrise.
A hummingbird feasts on a California fuchsia blooming next to the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail.
The Seaside Mustang All Stars (from left: Eddie Abila II, Mikey Moore, Nic Rowe) celebrate after winning the 2019 West Zone Regional Mustang Championship, qualifying for the Super Regionals of Northern California.
Soberanes Canyon in Garrapata State Park remains blanketed in colorful wildflower blooms even in July, thanks to an unusually rainy winter.
Bright mid-summer sun illuminates Bixby Bridge (and traffic at a pull-off on its northern approach) as it casts shadows on Bixby Canyon below.
One way to celebrate the Fourth of July on America’s public lands: Klare Nichols of Monterey climbs a route on the Flumes Formation in Pinnacles National Park.