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.
Pescadero-Santa Cruz Road
Santa Cruz-Pescadero Road
Northbound, Davenport. Elevation 65′
La Nostra Costa, Santa Cruz North Coast
Ivano Franco Comelli's La Nostra Costa (our coast) sticks an Italian flag in the coast north of Santa Cruz. Ivano Comelli is "un figlio della costa (son of the coast), born and raised on a brussel sprouts rancio." Ivano's family lived on the Coast Road from 1937 to 1953 amongst other ranceri and amici della … Continue reading La Nostra Costa, Santa Cruz North Coast
Squash truck & Scott Creek
Santa Cruz ~ Pescadero Road
‘A la California. Sketch of life in the Golden state. By Col. Albert S. Evans.
From Pescadero to Santa Cruz is thirty-six miles, by the road which winds along the coast past Point Año Nuevo and Pigeon Point to the Bay of Monterey, and thence southeastward, through a rich and highly-cultivated farming region, to the old Spanish Mission on the hill, below and around which the modern town, one of … Continue reading ‘A la California. Sketch of life in the Golden state. By Col. Albert S. Evans.