Greetings VIPs! We had a marvelous observance of the National Park Service’s 98th birthday at the park today. The staff and volunteers did a phenomenal job handling the large crowds, ensuring that 573 visitors were able to safely view the lens and tower. We had a lot of good press (thanks Gerrie for sending out the teaser). Many people watched the newscast this morning and … Continue reading Great Founder’s Day!
Good People, All is well from our perch. We are happy to be back in the Visitor Center and out from living the movie cycle loop. Ask the Foundation or VC staff to recite from memory any of the movies’ narratives or play the tasty licks from the score. It’s all ingrained into our memory Once again, many thanks to our volunteer work crew who … Continue reading Prayers of Twenty Millions
Just a reminder that Cabrillo National Monument will not open until noon on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014 because of the Memorial Day observances at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. The park will remain open until 8:00 pm. There will also be Open Bunker Day and a special Ranger guided sunset walk. Continue reading Special Hours – Memorial Day
The establishment of the Chief Petty Officer grade in the United States Navy on April 1st, 1893 is an event worthy of commemoration, and a CPO Mess came out to Cabrillo this spring to celebrate their 121st birthday. The group volunteered at Cabrillo on multiple days and assisted rangers in conservation efforts throughout the park. With the people power of over 70 active military men … Continue reading What a Mess!
Roger began volunteering at Cabrillo National Monument in 2004 after retiring from his career as an east coast college professor. He found retired life lacked structure and even a bit boring, and he knew that volunteering would bring back some structure and occupy his time. Roger visited the tidepools one day and saw the sign seeking volunteers, so he signed up and started his volunteer … Continue reading Featured VIP: Roger C.
Hello Friends, I hope you all had a fantastic Pacific storm experience. Wasn’t as epic as storms I remember from my youth but we still have a couple months to go yet. Thanks to the volunteers who came out for tidepool shifts/monitoring; I saw you interact with visitors and dance in the rain. Now, the Sun is shining, the weather is sweet. Another tome for … Continue reading The Old Man and the Polydactyl Cat