Try Blair, Little Blair valleys for flowers

Although I haven’t seen any reports yet, the Blair valleys south of Borrego Springs might be a good place to look for flowers — and avoid “flowergeddon.” The roads — especially the Montezuma Valley Road (Highway S-22) route — have been clogged as it seems all of Southern California is heading out to see what’s being called a “super bloom.”

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$30 million needed in 1939 to modernize San Diego’s roads

It was 1939 and U.S. 80 made the cover of California Highways and Public Works magazine, but not for a good reason. The twisting curve, that looks like it’s just west of today’s Golden Acorn Casino, was an example of just one of the roads that needed to be fixed.

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