Category Archives: Santa Cruz Mountains

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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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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Cottrell’s Store – San Lorenzo – 1870’s?

Does anyone know anything about this store? I’m told it was in Boulder Creek.

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove Flooding 1998 – Pre “House Elevation” Project

During periods of heavy rain when the ground is fully saturated and the storms keep rolling in, the San Lorenzo River overflows it’s banks. Until the 1998 flood, many, if not all of the homes would be damaged by flood … Continue reading

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Stewart St. Boulder Creek

Alfred and Cordelia Stewart, seen here in this photo, built a cabin in Boulder Creek in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s. They lived out their days in that cabin. Alfred died in 1908 and is buried with other family … Continue reading

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Disaster Diary: Tree On House – Brookdale

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Disaster Diary: 1989 Earthquake Blue Ridge Dr, Boulder Creek

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Disaster Diary – Hubbard Gulch Rd. Ben Lomond 1982

Storm damage on Hubbard Gulch Rd. just off Highway 9 in Ben Lomond. Undated. Believed to be the result of January 1982 storms.

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Disaster Diary – Boulder Creek slide – Jamison Creek Rd.

This undated photo may have been from 1982.

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Is This Boulder Creek?

A reader sent me this photo with some other SLV images. It looks like Boulder Creek, but I’m not sure. Can anyone help identify this picture?

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Randall Brown and a History of the San Lorenzo Valley Water District

I mentioned earlier that I am really enjoying this book written by local historian, Randall Brown. He’s a super nice guy and has tons of information about our area’s history. I highly recommend his book. He also has a website. … Continue reading

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The Frozen River And Milk

In the early 1990’s we lived on Brackney Rd. on the San Lorenzo River in Ben Lomond. One winter it was unusually cold and many people’s water pipes froze and burst. We were surprised to see that portions of the … Continue reading

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Brookdale Ladies Club

I’m looking for history and photos of the old Brookdale Ladies Club. It was on Pacific St. down by Huckleberry Island. Many years ago I handled the sale of the property. I remember being told that it had not been … 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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