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  California State Route 99 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Traveling southbound form Stockton, Route 99 passes through the cities of the (A vast valley in central California known for its rich farmland) San Joaquin Valley, while I-5 is relegated to less densely populated areas.
Route 99 was originally part of (additional info and facts about U.S. Highway 99) U.S. Highway 99 which was decommissioned in 1968 after the completion of (additional info and facts about Interstate 5) Interstate 5.
Recently, it has been recommended that Route 99 be upgraded to (additional info and facts about interstate highway standards) interstate highway standards between its southern terminus and Stockton (or Sacramento), which would require upgrading some substandard sections and eliminating the last at-grade intersections.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/california_state_route_99.htm   (387 words)

 California Real Estate: California Cities
Sacramento is the county seat of Sacramento County, California and the capital of the U.S. state of California.
Rockridge is a neighborhood and district in Oakland, California.
As the city is hemmed in by mountains on all sides (the Tehachapis on the north, the San Gabriels on the east, and the Santa Susanas on the south and west) and is primarily reliant on the automobile for transportation, it suffers from chronic smog.
real-estate-information.typepad.com /california_real_estate/california_cities   (8161 words)

 SFSU Bulletin 98/99--California State University
The individual California State Colleges were brought together as a system by the Donahoe Higher Education Act of 1960.
The oldest campus--San Jose State University--was founded as a Normal School in 1857 and became the first institution of public higher education in California.
Responsibility for The California State University is vested in the Board of Trustees, consisting of ex officio members, alumni and faculty representatives, and members appointed by the Governor.
www.sfsu.edu /~bulletin/noindex/9899/csu.htm   (479 words)

 California Highways (www.cahighways.org): Routes 97 through 104
According to Jeremy Hannon, because of the widening of Route 99 from 4 to 6 lanes from the San Joaquin County Line (southern) to the Route 120 Interchange, the Mofett off-ramp (a left-hand off-ramp) was removed.
State Traffic Officer Richard Alan Maxwell began his career in law enforcement with his appointment to the California Highway Patrol on May 15, 1989, and was killed in the line of duty on July 11, 1994.
LRN 100 was defined in 1933 as the route from LRN 99 (present-day unsigned Route 84) on Ryer Island to LRN 11 (Route 24; present-day Route 160).
www.cahighways.org /097-104.html   (15108 words)

 California State Route 99 - 2005 Update - Economic Development - FHWA
On April 4, 2005, I visited the corridor in company with Wade Hobbs of the California Division of the FHWA and State and local officials.
A widening of SR 99 will require relocation of this service road, reconstruction of the ramp, new retaining walls, a new structure and new landscaping.
State Route 41 begins in Fresno at the junction of State Route 99 and then goes almost due north.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /Planning/econdev/casr992005.htm   (757 words)

 Economic Development History of State Route 99 in California - Economic Development - FHWA
CA-99 was developed as a state highway in the 1910s to connect the cities of the San Joaquin Valley with each other and to the rest of California.
Dairies are relocating to Tulare and Kings counties from San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties in southern California and to Stanislaus and Merced counties from Marin and Sonoma counties north of San Francisco.
California State Route 99 is among the most dynamic rural highways in the country.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /planning/econdev/sr99ca.htm   (7770 words)

 California highway 99 Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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highway.5infolock7.info /california-highway-conditions/california-highway-99.html   (220 words)

 Finding US 99
Ridge Route: This was US 99 from 1925 to 1933 and was the first paved road to connect Los Angeles with places to the north.
US 99 Tour: This covers the alignments of US 99 after 1933 and includes the "Ridge Route Alternative" and later alignments, some of which are now part of I-5.
Clark is an avid supporter of Historic US 99 and has helped restore its status in Indio, which includes the placement of Historic US 99 markers and mural on the side of his station showing events from the 99 era.
www.gbcnet.com /ushighways/US99/US99.html   (1009 words)

 CALIFORNIA INFRASTRUCTURE BRIEF: Highway 99: State or Federal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
“Preservationists agree that this latter-day Highway 99 could use a serious face-lift.
The California Infrastructure Brief is brought to you compliments of Advancing Infrastructure LLC and in support of the mission of the California Rebuild America Coalition: to build support for dedicated and consistent sources of funding for infrastructure facilities and systems at levels sufficient to sustain them.
www.imakenews.com /calrac/e_article000168041.cfm   (127 words)

 Manteca Directory Directory: Manteca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Manteca was known in Northern California as the location of The Manteca Waterslides.
As recently as just the 1970s this was still barely a stop between the Interstate 5 and California State Highway 99 freeways existing primarily on agriculture.
Manteca, since the construction of the 120 bypass portion of the California State Route 120, is the end of the road for these commuters and a popular choice.
manteca.us   (995 words)

 Highway 99 Blues, Central California's music.
Highway 99 has a special lingering smell that we can't get rid of, in our air, it's in our sweat, on our breath, and our music.
They are one of Central California's most popular bands for good reason MOFO does Chicago, with some traditional Delta styles, with roots showing in the Highway 99 Sound, and West Coast Jump Blues.
As of spring '99, blues have been de-emphasized there since the change of management, so check the paper, even though blues is not regularly scheduled, they are still one of the top blues venues.
psnw.com /~bashford/da_blues.html   (3591 words)

 Highway Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Highway Photos Signs that are now gone, road photos, starts and ends of major highways, and Orange County tollways.
California bridge designs Distinct styles of California highway bridges.
Highway distances and travel times for most of California's state highways (MS Excel 5 format, 114k).
members.cox.net /mkpl/road.html   (220 words)

 California @ WestCoastRoads - Historic U.S. Highway 99
U.S. 99, once the "Main Street of California," was eliminated as an extant route during the 1964 California U.S. Highway Purge.
The last U.S. 99 shields on the route from Calexico to Blaine, Washington, were gone by the early 1970s.
In spite of this, much of the historical route of U.S. 99 has been signed with brown markers to keep the spirit of the former Main Street alive.
www.westcoastroads.com /california/us-099_ca.html   (315 words)

 California Highways
If you have questions concerning operation of the state highways, or that are of a legal or regulatory nature, please contact Caltrans directly at http://www.dot.ca.gov/.
Pages on this site include: Highway Photos of signs that are now gone, starts and ends of major highways, and Orange County tollways; California bridge designs; Historic Photos and Maps of California highways; aerial and road views of California interchanges; articles from California Highways and Public Works and much more.
The historic US highways of California have the same magic that Route 66 has, although much of theirs is still waiting to be rediscovered.
www.cahighways.org   (828 words)

 We Go Rose Rustling
California State Highway 99 skims the Western foothills of the Sierras.
California State Highwy 101 is the "scenic route." From Ventura County, it winds Northward, skimming along the seashore, and affording breathtaking views of the Gaviota Coast, and California’s rich farmland.
The Gold Rush country of the Sierras is California’s "Mother Lode" of Old Roses – and a tour of the Gold Rush towns along California Highway 49 is equally a tour of Old Roses.
www.pswdistrict.org /text/articles/WeGoRoseRustling2.html   (3092 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: That Ribbon of Highway II: Highway 99 from the State Capital to the Mexico Border   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Portions of it were known early on as the Pacific Highway or the Valley Route or the Golden State Highway.
Despite de-designation as a US highway in 1964, Highway 99 continued to play a prominent role in western transportation.
That Ribbon Of Highway II: Highway 99 From The State Capital To The Mexican Border takes the reader from Sacramento to Calexico in a history that is enhanced with more than one hundred historic and contemporary photographs, an Accurate Road Log, and twenty detailed maps.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0965137724   (1025 words)

 Highway 99
She was the last panelist to speak; when she made her final comments, just few minutes after Kambon stated that fls' goal must be the murder of the entire white race, Elijah was completely casual and unruffled.
That, instead, was the urban welfare state that was in large part the product of the model of high-pitched, menacing protest that had now been established.
California time on Fox News the reporter covering Baton Rouge (Bill Hemmer?) interviewed a guy who said he was with the environmental department of one of the outlying parishes.
highway99.blogspot.com   (14498 words)

 Roadside Stops along California's Highway 99
The McHenry Mansion, one of the finest restored Victorian houses in California, is furnished in period decor.
At one time, there were nearly 50 of these burger and fresh-squeezed juice joints along Highway 99, but today only one remains.
Exit Highway 198 at Mooney Boulevard and drive south to Mooney Grove Park to see the powerful End of the Trail statue, originally shown at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
www.viamagazine.com /top_stories/articles/Roadside_attractions04.asp   (1013 words)

 Camping World Open Roads Forum: Roads and Routes: The Mother Road...Route 99??
I feel the only reason for the "Historic 99" signs are to get you off the by-pass and through the little towns.
99 now goes over, or through the towns - but even only about 15 years or so ago, it still had a few stop lights around Delhi and Modesto.
However, I checked with http://www.gbcnet.com/ushighways/US99/US99d.html and found that San Fernando Road is actually part of the original Route 99, so this thread may have it's answer.
www.campingworld.com /forums/Index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/15624483.cfm   (503 words)

 California @ WestCoastRoads - California 99
California 99 follows the original alignment of historical U.S. 99 through the San Joaquin River Valley and the Sacramento River Valley from Lebec north to Red Bluff.
The California 99 was centered to cover the old shield partially.
Signage for California 12 and California 99 in Lodi.
www.westcoastroads.com /california/ca-099.html   (276 words)

 California's Quirky Highway 99
But there is no road more thoroughly alive—more colorful, vigorous, unpretentious, and underappreciated—than the southern stretch of Highway 99 as it bisects the Central Valley from Modesto on down to Bakersfield.
In John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, it is on 99 that the fictional Joads travel, as did so many real-life Dust Bowl migrants looking for work in the fields.
The highway passes some of the state's fastest-growing towns; with their handsome old Main Streets and messy, sprawling outskirts, they offer a rich array of attractions.
www.viamagazine.com /top_stories/articles/Highway_Heartland04.asp   (385 words)

 California State Archives - About the Division
The California State Archives collects, catalogs, preserves, and provides access to the historic records of state government and some local governments.
The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, the State Archives museum highlighting the history of state government and politics, opened to the public in 1998.
The State Archives occupies a new, state-of-the-art facility one block south of the State Capitol as part of a Secretary of State office complex.
www.ss.ca.gov /archives/archives_about.htm   (1042 words)

 Historical Highways of Central and Southern California
My adopted section of highway : Interstate 5 in Kern County between Postmiles 6.00 and 8.00 - Both directions.
My highway goal for the year 1999 was to have completed every State highway in California.
On September 25, 1997, the Ridge Route from just north of Templin Highway to Sandberg, within the Angeles National Forest, was granted historic status on the National Register of Historic Places.
www.scvresources.com /highways   (265 words)

 SFSU Bulletin 99/00 - The California State University
The oldest campus--San Jose State University--was founded in 1857 and became the first institution of public higher education in California.
The most recently opened campus, California State University, Monterey Bay, began admitting students in the fall of 1995.
Responsibility for The California State University is vested in the Board of Trustees, whose members are appointed by the Governor.
www.sfsu.edu /~bulletin/noindex/9900/csu.htm   (467 words)

 California State Railroad Museum Foundation - Highway Directions
Follow Highway 99 through two freeway intersections in Sacramento (Highway 99/Highway 50/Business 80, then Business 80/Highway 99/Interstate Highway 5).
Head south on Highway 99 or Interstate Highway 5 to Sacramento.
Although the California State Railroad Museum does not offer parking validations, we keep a list of participating merchants at our Front Desk which you may look over during your visit.
www.csrmf.org /doc.asp?id=351   (408 words)

 We Go Rose Rustling
Running straight up the middle of the state in no-nonsense fashion, “I-5” is the main route for commercial traffic, and for those with no time to spare for dawdling along the way.
An aging highway now, it connects the small farming towns of the Central Valley, and remains intimately attached to them.
Sutter lies here today in his “Public Grave Yard,” in company with others of the Early California “movers and shakers.” (Perhaps Sutter had a specific interest in cemeteries.) He was also the donor of the land for “New Helvetia Cemetery,” also located in Sacramento, and once the resting place of 1,000 Chinese immigrants.
www.goldcoastrose.org /shared/rose-rustling.htm   (3043 words)

 That Ribbon of Highway II: Highway 99 From the State Capital to the Mexican Border   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
That Ribbon of Highway II: Highway 99 From the State Capital to the Mexican Border
Highway 99 From the State Capital to the Mexican Border
Take the tour from the comfort of your couch, or from the seat of your automobile, as this book leads you down historic Highway 99 through the verdant San Joaquin Valley, up over the Tehachapis along the Ridge Route, through sprawling greater Los Angeles, through citrus country, and across the desert to the Mexican border.
www.livinggoldpress.com /rib2.htm   (244 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > State/The West -- Five die in Highway 99 crash
PIXLEY – Five people died Monday when their vehicle overturned on Highway 99 near Pixley, the California Highway Patrol said.
The southbound lanes of the highway were briefly closed after the 7 a.m.
Police said the 2003 Ford Explorer was traveling south at an unknown speed when the vehicle drifted into the left lane.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/state/20030707-1731-ca-highway99deaths.html   (128 words)

 California Road Map Travel Guide: State #1 California Pacific Coast Highway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Note: overlap of Highway #101 ends at this point.
Point of Interest at this point of Highway #1 is called 'The Auto Tour Route.' This national trail commemorates the route followed by Spanish commander Juan Bautista de Anza when he led a contingent of 30 soldiers and their families to found a presido and mission near San Fransisco Bay.
Note: Overlap of Highway #1 leaves Highway #101 at this point.
www.milebymile.com /main/United_States/California/State_1_2/United_States_California_road_map_travel_guides.html   (452 words)

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