Stop the Spray :: Have you seen evidence of roadside broadcast spraying along your stretch of the coast? Roadside spraying appears as a brown defined boundary, between asphalt of the road and the private property line, where the grasses by the side of the road were sprayed with a chemical herbicide. The excuses for roadside … Continue reading Stop the Spray :: Herbicides along the Roadsides.
Pacific Coast Highway Bandit
In all my research I've not come across a headline such as this: "The latest in the string of robberies that started in 2008 occurred January 26 at the Cal National Bank on Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach, said a FBI spokeswoman."
After the first week of deluge . . .
On CalTrans' Road Conditions website this morning for Highway 1: SR 1 [IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED TO SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC FROM WARNER AVE TO SEA POINT AVE /IN HUNTINGTON BEACH/ (ORANGE CO) - DUE TO FLOODING - A DETOUR IS AVAILABLE [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED 3 MI SOUTH OF GORDA … Continue reading After the first week of deluge . . .
2010 :: New Highway Laws
For 2010, we have new laws going into effect that surely reflect the times in which we are living: This first example is a doozy as who in their right mind would watch television and drive concurrently, especially if the driver was enjoying California State Route 1: Television Broadcast or Video Signal: Drive a motor … Continue reading 2010 :: New Highway Laws
News Bulletin :: Bixby Bridge
HWY 1 - NORTHBOUND DATE: 10/07/09 - 10/08/09 TIME: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM LOCATION: BIXBY CREEK BRIDGE ONE-WAY TRAFFIC CONTROL - 0 to 15 MINUTE DELAY BRIDGE REPAIR
Devil’s Slide Tunnel
Mr. Roadshow of the San Jose Mercury News writes about the construction status of Devil's Slide Tunnel. "Workers have drilled into and blown away mostly solid rock, which they prefer over soft, crumbling rock because it is easier to blast away neatly. They are tunneling about 15 feet a day, and they are almost two-thirds … Continue reading Devil’s Slide Tunnel
Memorial Day along Pacific Coast Highway
Hibiscus plucked from Taco Bell
She was often seen on Oceanside Boulevard and Coast Highway. She was the senior citizen in shorts and army boots, with bangles jingling on her tanned arms as she picked through trash for aluminum cans and pushed along a shopping cart. She wore flowers in her hair, hibiscus when possible, plucked from a bush outside … Continue reading Hibiscus plucked from Taco Bell