As seen from the 101, somewhere south of SFO and north of Stanford:
Posts Tagged ‘101’
Freeway vs. Highway Explained – “Our Street is Not a Highway!” – But, Oh Yes, It Is – San Mateo UpdateMonday, September 15th, 2014
Apparently, some millionaire land-owning burgers down in San Mateo, specifically San Carlos, specifically east San Carlos, right next to the 101 are/were mad about taking one for the team, about losing the parking spaces in front of their hou$e$ for the Greater Good.
I know that because I saw all these signs. You see, it’s OUR PARKING SPACES vs. THE CONCERNS OF EVERYBODY ELSE IN THE WORLD.
Or, as they put it, it’s CARS vs. KIDS:
The problem with this is that all roads in California are highways, pretty much.
So, in fact, HOLLY STREET IS A HIGHWAY.
And actually it has it’s own freeway offramp – some people might think that’s a good thing, IDK
I’ve seen a few Nissan Skylines in America, but never one of such a recent vintage.
Is this thing a daily driver? It seems that way
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“We welcome all women riders of different age groups, ethnicities and backgrounds. We are a tight knit group of women who support each other on and off the road. Requirements are only that you display a desire to ride, be trustworthy, respectful toward all our other brothers and sisters and define this sisterhood to be an addition of your already existing family.
We do have a prospecting period which has been put in place for us to get to know you and you to get to know us. This lifestyle and Sisterhood may come easy to some but not to all.
As women we encourage other women to get out there and ride, have fun, get to know one another and expand your circle of friends.
The Vixens also spend a lot of time together not just riding but with our families doing other things off the road such as camping, days at the park and special holidays. This is not just a club, it’s our family.
So regardless of your interests if you enjoy riding we welcome one and all to join us. We ride all the time and whether 2 of us, 4 of us, or all of us you can bet we are having fun and that’s what it’s all about! “
Young Couple Finds a Home to Raise a Family in San Mateo County – Is This a Good Time to BUY? It’s the BESTFriday, May 9th, 2014
Here’s a new crow family nesting high above the 101:
Good thing that this is Best Buy instead of the USPS, right? I mean official United States Postal Service spokesmodel Augustine Ruiz prolly would have shot these boids with a 12-gauge if this were post office property, I think.
U.S. postal officials continue to deny that birds were harmed in the course of the tree trimming. A postal maintenance worker observing the tree-trimming on Saturday reported that no birds were injured, said U.S. Postal Service spokesman Augustine Ruiz.
The injured birds at International Bird Rescue, and a dead bird photographed by The Chronicle, must have been hurt in unrelated incidents, Ruiz said.
“We would never do anything intentionally to harm any living creature,” he said. “We have a very proud tradition of issuing stamps to promote the preservation and conservation of wildlife and nature.”
Anyway, good luck, crows!
Here’s a Good Lesson for You Graffiti Artists: Don’t Go Too Far When Tagging Road Signs – These Photos Will Amaze YouTuesday, February 25th, 2014
But anyway, this kind of graffiti on 101 South allows the underlying sign to perform its function, so CalTrans is likely to leave things alone for a while:
But artwork like this is intolerable – Caltrans didn’t allow it for too long:
See how the Staties handled this particular sign right here, at a webpage that will amaze you.
But please, parasites, please remember not to kill the host – that’s the #1 rule of parasitism, right?