Monday, April 6, 2015

Only five percent of Indians survived after the Spanish got here. That’s genocide.

"On Sunday more than 100 Native Americans from all over California descended onto the Mission Cemetery to hold a ceremony and protest the announced canonization of Junipero Serra, founder of the California Mission system."

From: The Monterey Herald
Photo by: Vernon McKnight

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

1911-15 Major Flood Events

1911 Carmel River Major Flood Event. New land area created at Schulte Rd. The river course through Garland Ranch shifted approximately one kilometer from the south side of the valley to the north side of the valley along present-day Rancho Fiesta
1914 Carmel River Major Flood Event. Water across entire valley. 
1915 Carmel River Flood Event. High tide backed up the river waters to the edge of the Carmel Mission.