This is why we need wildlife crossings
What do you think about adding wildlife crossings on Hwy 17, 92 and 84?
Couple snippets from the article:
"30 such passages throughout the state, with two that cross a highway..drivers and animals collided 472 times..An underpass was constructed in this area and completed in 2016. Since then remote cameras have snapped images of wildlife using the underpass including deer, raccoons, coyotes and other small animals, all taking advantage of the safer route..Animals are using the structure; we're not just moving the problem..That state's crossings, including underpasses and deer-tight fencing, have reduced deer and vehicles collisions by 85 percent."
"Federal employees who returned from the month-long partial government shutdown decided that it was probably not worth the effort to relocate the roughly 90 individuals involved. That’s because some of them were pregnant or newborns, and all of them were opportunistic elephant seals that have taken over what used to be the tourist area of Drakes Beach, Calif."
They used to sell these maps years ago in town. I was on the couch and randomly I thought of the map and went to dig it up from the garage. I still had it in great condition. I bought it when I was young. I laid it out on the table and put a piece of glass over to photograph. I probably haven't seen or heard anyone mention them since I bought it. Hope you enjoy this little piece of history.
EVERY CHRISTMAS TREE SOLD AT HALF MOON BAY LOT HELPS WOMAN FIGHT CANCER
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (KGO) --
There's a little more riding this year on the success of a local tree lot. Every Christmas tree sold is helping a woman heal.
This is the fourth year the Cozzolinos have sold Christmas trees in Half Moon Bay but this year, Stephanie Cozzolino has kept an eye on business from inside a little green booth.
She would like to be out on the lot but the booth protects her from the elements. "I go in the trailer if it's too cold. I just need to make sure I don't get sick because that's going to delay my treatment," she said.
At 26 years old, Stephanie was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in October.
Her husband Tony is still rattled by the diagnosis. "You just kind of wish you could blink and it's all over and she's healed. But we know that's not the case. It's going to take time," he said.
Her battle with cancer has added a new sense of urgency for this crop of Christmas trees.
Christmas tree season stretches from the day after Thanksgiving 'til Christmas Eve, but the Cozzolinos hope to have all their trees sold by the end of next week.
Tony hopes to spend as much time with Stephanie as possible because her treatments are going to intensify.
The good news is she's part of an experimental program at Stanford and her mom says it's great to see family pull together to help.
"It just sounds so corny but how important family and friends are, it's made a huge difference for us," Stephanie's mother, Leslie Meyers, said.
Since word got out of her illness, the community has rallied around them. "We've had volunteers down here almost every single day. Friends, family. They even started a GoFundMe for us," Tony said.
"I would just like to say thank you for everybody who has supported us," Stephanie said.
This Christmas season, each time a tree is picked by a family from this lot, it will be a big help for the Cozzolino family in their time of need.
Click here to donate directly to the Cozzolinos.
Cozzolino's Christmas tree lot
501 San Mateo Rd (Highway 92) next to Spanishtown
Half Moon Bay, 94019
Dr. Dre promoted the new movie 'Straight Outta Compton' by making it easy for people to make their own 'Straight Outta' images. On Instagram the hashtag #Straightoutta brings up pictures people have made from all over the world. You can make your own by going to Straightouttasomewhere.com. We saw people making shirts for their hometowns so we thought who better to make one for ours than Cruiser!
We use heavy weight 6.1 oz. shirts. All shirts are made with our custom logo label. Shirt colors are Black, Charcoal, Navy and White. This is a limited order and they will sell out! Do not wait to buy, we do not guarantee we will order this product again. At this point we only have mens adult t-shirts. Sorry Ladies we hope to get more women wear in the future
Click to buy here
Raul Quintero representing the 831 fighting in Salinas May 16th. Fight shirts will be available soon (we didn't take this pic)
Congratulations to Raul Castillo on his cage fight win last Sat! He was the main event at Dragon House 19 in San Francisco and brought his record to 7-1!