Comments by Julie Walters

Where are wildflowers on the coast?

April 12, 2010
The Hazelnut trail at San Pedro Valley County Park in the back for Pacifica is great for spring wildflowers. There is an abundance of native wildflowers and they change frequently throughout the spring. But beware the poison oak -- there's a lot adjacent to the trail right now.

Save Pacifica’s hillsides, don’t widen Highway 1

July 31, 2009
To make matters worse, I just found out that SamTrans is proposing to severely cut the few public transit options that do exist in Pacifica and on the Coastside south of Pacifica. They are considering eliminating the DX express commuter bus from Pacifica to SF, the CX bus from Pacifica to BART, and another line in Pacifica, as well as Route 17 on the Coastside south of Pacifica. My understanding is that the final public hearing on the matter (several have taken place already, apparently) will take…

Save Pacifica’s hillsides, don’t widen Highway 1

July 21, 2009
I don't understand why simpler solutions could not be pursued to address the traffic issues on Highway 1 on weekday mornings. How about, for starters, reducing traffice from HMB/Coastside by initiating a SamTrans express bus route to SF from HMB/Coastside locations. I, for one, would take the bus to SF on a regular basis if I didn't have to first drive over Devil's Slide to the bus stop in Pacifica, then spend an extra 20 minutes stopping all through Pacifica to pick up passengers, after which time…

Letter: Is anyone interested in setting up a Coastside victory garden?

April 27, 2009
Pam Manuel is organizing a community garden in El Granada adjacent to (or in?) Quarry Park, which I believe is open to the Coastside community. Julie Walters