Category Archives: San Lorenzo Valley

Boulder Creek: 1982 Fire Dept Photo

New rescue truck for Boulder Creek Fire. Article Courtesy of SCPL Special Collections (Santa Cruz Public Library.) Advertisements

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SLV: 1956 Ads

Love these old ads!

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Vintage Photo: Boulder Creek Gas Station – 1954

Cress Station Boulder Creek, CA 1954 Corner of Hwy 9 and Hwy 236 “Best Service Around.” Ken Stone Photos.

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Disaster Diary: 1989 Santa Cruz Earthquake 9-1-1 calls

Santa Cruz County 9-1-1 Recording Transcription, Oct. 17, 1989, beginning at 5:04 p.m. Transcribed by the San Francisco Earthquake Research Project. From the Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco. I found this site when I googled “Felton Grove”.  … Continue reading

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1980 Interest rates 11 3/4% to 25% in Santa Cruz County

This is my first mortgage calculator booklet showing 1980 interest rates in Santa Cruz County. The low was 11 3/4% and went up to 25%! I sold real estate then and still do today.

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Old Photos, Local History, Railroad, Powder Works and More!

This is one of the coolest blogs I’ve come across so far. It’s FILLED with historic photos and info about local railroads in and around Felton and Santa Cruz, the California Powder Works, Santa Cruz Beach and Casino Station, the … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo: San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz Mountains

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Disaster Diary: Pooh Bear Bummed…Honey Pot Gone!

Fallen tree takes out power pole. Water main burst. Bee hives in fallen tree. Bee keeper must remove bees before tree can be removed, water main repaired and power restored. Phones still out. Pooh Bear Bummed. Felton Grove Aug 22, … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo: Santa Cruz Mountains Highway

State Highway Santa Cruz Mountains, California

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Vintage Photo: Brookdale Lodge

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Vintage Photo: Santa Cruz To Felton

“San Lorenzo Canyon on the Road to the Big Tree Grove, Santa Cruz, Cal.”  Highway 9

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #1

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photos #2 + 3

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photos #4 + 5

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #6

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #7

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #8

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #9

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #10

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #11

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #12

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #13

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #14

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #15

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photo #16

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove 1998 Flood Photos #17 + 18

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1993 SLV Area Interest Rates

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Valley Press Ad – 1993 – Showing Current Interest Rates

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Funny Fixer Uppers – page 1 of 3

I need permission from the author to use selected pages from this book. I’ve tried to track him down, but no luck. I am putting the cover, publishing page and back of the book on my blog with the hope … Continue reading

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Funny Fixer Uppers – page 2 of 3

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Funny Fixer Uppers – page 3 of 3

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