Monthly Archives: February 2012

Today is February 29th. How could I not post something?

I have recently purchased the book “The San Lorenzo Valley Water District-A History” written by local historian (and super nice guy) Randall Brown. The name of this book didn’t immediately grab me, but I’m so glad I bought it. It’s … Continue reading

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Felton Grove Road Association Newsletter 2011

Felton Grove Road Association This newsletter from August 2011 is a great little history of the roads in Felton Grove. It’s hard to imagine how awful they were. Without the tireless effort of the Road Association members we would all … Continue reading

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Disaster Diary – Tree Falls Through House and Chair

In 1977 when my youngest son was born, we lived on Sunnycroft Rd. in Ben Lomond. Across the street was the Henry’s house. One rainy, windy day I was on my living room sofa nursing the baby. The way I … Continue reading

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove After 1982 Flood

Here are a couple of photos I took in 1982 just after the flood. Note the garbage can in the tree and the few inches of mud on the roof of the car in the 2nd photo.

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1987 Felton Town Plan booklet

Read the full 47 page Felton Town Plan here. I also have a better resolution photo of the cover page here.

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Felton Town Plan 1987

I recently located my old copy of the booklet “Felton Town Plan-A Specific Plan for the unincorporated Village of Felton”. It’s 47 pages, including the cover. It was prepared in 1987 and has some cool photos of the era, the … Continue reading

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Disaster Diary – Earthquake 1989 and Gloria the Toad

We lived on Circle Dr in the Felton Grove. I’d just gotten home from work. My son was playing at his friends house a couple of doors down from us. Suddenly everything started shaking. The refrigerator door flew open and … Continue reading

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Disaster Diary – Love Creek Slide 1982

I will never forget walking up to the Love Creek area after the big slide in 1982, As I walked up and down the deserted streets it was eerie. Here was a whole neighborhood of homes, but no people.No kids … Continue reading

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Brief History of Felton Grove and Photos

Photo of the dance pavilion in the Felton Grove Resort dance hall and snack bar ca. 1940.¬†Click to print larger version of photo. Here is a brief history of the Felton Grove written by Robert Wright.¬†His father purchased the Grove … Continue reading

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Flood Photos Felton Grove

I’m working on digging out and organizing photos I have so I can start sharing them. I have a few of the 1982 flood and many of the 1998 flood. In ’98 I walked around the neighborhood and took lots … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Blog

Hi, I’m Vicki Wees, long time Felton resident. I’ve been a local Realtor for over 30 years and have collected information and photographs of historic interest. I’m looking forward to readers sharing their photos and recollections of the history of … Continue reading

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