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After almost a year of isolation...how is Big Sur holding up?




Wildflowers underscore the Pacific coast at Big Sur, Calif., is shown in this undated photo.
Wildflowers underscore the Pacific coast at Big Sur, Calif., is shown in this undated photo.
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It all started back in February when CalTrans closed the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur because of weather damage. Then came two landslides and even more road closures.

Once a bustling tourist destination, attracting throngs of people all year long, Big Sur has since become an isolated outpost. 

Kirk Gafill is co-owner of the famous Big Sur restaurant Nepenthe and president of the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce. He spoke to A Martinez about how the community has fared so far this year, and what's to come.

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