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… Read More After the first week of deluge . . .
A roadwork project with its own logo, and flyer! Pitkins Curve and Rain Rocks lie south of Lucia, north of Limekiln. Pitkins Curve is The Highway 1 spot for road closure during wet winters, yet even during the dry season, the hillside is an intimidating scree of graywacke; hence the name: Rain Rocks. Most… Read More Pitkins Curve & Rain Rocks
Passive pensive scene with Palos Verdes at the horizon. Seemingly sublime, no? Harry Mattull paints this seaview from Palisades Park – a popular park precariously placed atop an impermanent bluff, overlying a gully-riddled, hollowed-out badland, caused by wind and water erosion on a steep clay and sandy slope. Notice how the artist paints out the… Read More Santa Monica Bluffs