Speed dating the woodlands
But the Jesuits closed Alma College and moved to Berkeley in 1969.
They sold the property in 1989 to Stanley Ho, a Hong Kong casino billionaire who hoped to build luxury homes there.
“When we bought it, we thought it would take about four years to open,” she said. You have a certain amount of money and you spend it a certain way.
It was disappointing that it has taken this long, but I’m so glad voters passed the measure to fund it.
Horse stables dating back to 1916 also will undergo a major renovation then, after the open space district’s board decides later this year on a plan for the stables.
A 1937 photograph of the Alma College Campus looking south toward the Santa Cruz Mountains. Buildings: dormitories (no longer standing), classroom building, library, and Tevis mansion.
It’s a redwood resource that is not available on the Santa Clara County side of the hill.
When it comes to redwood forests, most people think of Muir Woods in Marin County, Big Basin in Santa Cruz County or Redwood National Park near the California-Oregon border.Halifax was a key player in many armed conflicts including the War of 1812.These struggles hit too close to home during World War I, when a French munitions ship exploded after colliding with a Belgian relief ship.Don’t worry if you get lost in time or place - it’s easy to re-orient yourself here.
Just look for the Halifax Citadel, the massive, star-shaped fortress carved into the hill in the middle of the city. “It’s a long time coming,” said Audrey Rust, former president of the Peninsula Open Space Trust, a Palo Alto environmental group that led efforts to preserve the land in the late 1990s.