Castroville, California

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not be intimidated. They would not be pressured to act un-American. The Chinese contractors made many contributions to the area, especially in the agriculture, railroad, and fishing industry. Without the Chinese contractors the agricultural industry would be in ruin. The Chinese contractors began to leave the Monterey Bay Area. Some moved to San Francisco's Chinatown." First artichoke thumb 150px left Artichokes and vegetables (File:Artichoke, tomato, DSCF1615.jpg) It was the Spanish settlers who brought the artichoke to California. Some artichoke plants were in the gardens of European immigrants. California's first artichoke fields grew south of San Francisco near the town of Half Moon Bay in the early 1920s. California Country. Artichoke 101 In 1922 Andrew Molera planted the first artichoke shoots in Castroville. Angelo Del Chiaro, Egidio Maracci, Daneil Pieri, and Amerigo subsequently leased 150 acres of land and grew artichokes. In 1923 there were nine artichoke growers. Within four years there were over 50 growers and 12,000 acres of artichokes growing in Castroville, and in the Monterey Bay area. 1924 Daniel Pieri, Amerigo, Angelo Del Chiaro, Alfred Tottino, and James Bellone formed the "California Artichoke and Vegetable Growers Corporation." In 1995 they renamed the company to "Ocean Mist Farms." History of Ocean Mist Mrs. Sally DeSante Hebert, 1st Artichoke Queen Castroville's first Artichoke Queen was Mrs. Sally DeSante Hebert (1941–2004) crowned in 1961. Mrs. Hebert was born in Carmel and grew up in Castroville. She moved to Salinas, graduated from Salinas High School, and Hartnell College. She worked for Monterey County in the Planning Department, and was involved in the Junior League, Buena Vista Garden Club, American Cancer Society, and other civic-minded organizations. Mrs. Sally DeSante Hebert raised a family with her husband Mr. Mike Hebert. http: www.findagrave.com cgi-bin fg.cgi?page gr&GRid 95777593 Marilyn Monroe, Honorary Artichoke Queen Marilyn Monroe was given the honorary title of Artichoke Queen in 1947 during a visit here in the Monterey Bay Area. Stanley Seedman, owner of Carlyle's Jewelers in Salinas, California, made arrangements for a model named Doreen Nash, to model for a big promotion sale in Salinas in February 1948. Doreen Nash was not able attend, her replacement was Marilyn Monroe. Taylor, Dennis. "Artichokes Are Ok: Castroville festival wasn't always so popular". ''The Monterey County Herald'', May 17, 2009. Marilyn Monroe spent a week in the Monterey Bay Area, visiting and promoting her career. She made her appearance replacing Doreen Nash at Carlyle's Jewelry and signed autographs. Marilyn Monroe was asked to draw the lucky ticket for a $250.00 diamond ring in the Vogue Theater." During her stay in Salinas Marilyn Monroe visited several Men's Civic Clubs including the Kiwanis Club. During the Kiwanis Club meeting, representatives from CalChoke (The California Artichoke Association) presented her with a sash. A photograph was taken of her wearing a sash with the wording "California Artichoke Queen," and she posed with Mr. Edward Modena, Randy Barsotti, and Enrico Bellone. They were all holding artichokes." "Was Marilyn first globe queen?" Wednesday, September 3, 1980. Salinas Californian, North County News Castroville-Prunedale, CA The photographs of Marilyn wearing the sash and holding artichokes were used in advertisements and passed throughout the produce industry. Geography Coordinates: 36°45′57″N 121°45′29″W Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve is northeast of Castroville. Established in 1983. Moro Cojo Slough State Marine Reserve" is directly south of the "Elkhorn Slough." Established in 2007. "Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge" is south of Castroville. It is the area where the Salinas River empties into the Monterey Bay. Established in 1974. Santa Cruz, CA is 31 miles north of Castroville. Salinas, CA is 14 miles south of Castroville. Climate Based on Köppen climate classification, Castroville has a cool-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb) and several microclimates, resulting in mild winters and cool summers. There is no official wet season or dry season. Precipitation is dispersed throughout the year with most of it coming from various types of fog. One variation of is San Francisco fog (also known as advection fog) which mainly occurs along the Central Coast (Central Coast of California), from San Francisco to Santa Barbara. Demographics 2010 The 2010 United States Census *State Route 152 (California State Route 152) - Two-lane highway from Watsonville (Watsonville, California), crosses the Santa Cruz Mountains to Gilroy, then crosses the Diablo Range through Pacheco Pass to I-5 near Los Banos (Los Banos, California). *State Route 156 (California State Route 156) - Two-lane highway connecting the Monterey Peninsula from Castroville (Castroville, California) to northern San Benito County (San Benito County, California) and State Route 152 (California State Route 152). *State Route 82 (California State Route 82) - Highway running from San Jose to Interstate 280 in San Francisco. It is designated a State Route, although it is more similar to an inner-city boulevard, and contains either 2, 4, or 6 lanes. Through much of the San Mateo County, it is also known as El Camino Real (El Camino Real (California)). It runs from Daly City in the north through the Peninsula and beyond.


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Ord and approaching the south-central edge of Monterey Bay south of Castroville (Castroville, California). The river forms a lagoon protected by the 367 acre Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge and its outflow to Monterey Bay is blocked by sand dunes except during winter high-water flows. Food festivals in the U.S. There are several Florida food festivals and New Jersey food festivals. Other festivals include the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California


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and grew artichokes. In 1923 there were nine artichoke growers. Within four years there were over 50 growers and 12,000 acres of artichokes growing in Castroville, and in the Monterey Bay area. 1924 Daniel Pieri, Amerigo, Angelo Del Chiaro, Alfred Tottino, and James Bellone formed the "California Artichoke and Vegetable Growers Corporation." In 1995 they renamed the company to "Ocean Mist Farms." History of Ocean Mist Mrs. Sally DeSante Hebert, 1st Artichoke Queen Castroville's first Artichoke Queen was Mrs. Sally DeSante Hebert (1941–2004) crowned in 1961. Mrs. Hebert was born in Carmel and grew up in Castroville. She moved to Salinas, graduated from Salinas High School, and Hartnell College. She worked for Monterey County in the Planning Department, and was involved in the Junior League, Buena Vista Garden Club, American Cancer Society, and other civic-minded organizations. Mrs. Sally DeSante Hebert raised a family with her husband Mr. Mike Hebert. http: www.findagrave.com cgi-bin fg.cgi?page gr&GRid 95777593 Marilyn Monroe, Honorary Artichoke Queen Marilyn Monroe was given the honorary title of Artichoke Queen in 1947 during a visit here in the Monterey Bay Area. Stanley Seedman, owner of Carlyle's Jewelers in Salinas, California, made arrangements for a model named Doreen Nash, to model for a big promotion sale in Salinas in February 1948. Doreen Nash was not able attend, her replacement was Marilyn Monroe. Taylor, Dennis. "Artichokes Are Ok: Castroville festival wasn't always so popular". ''The Monterey County Herald'', May 17, 2009. Marilyn Monroe spent a week in the Monterey Bay Area, visiting and promoting her career. She made her appearance replacing Doreen Nash at Carlyle's Jewelry and signed autographs. Marilyn Monroe was asked to draw the lucky ticket for a $250.00 diamond ring in the Vogue Theater." During her stay in Salinas Marilyn Monroe visited several Men's Civic Clubs including the Kiwanis Club. During the Kiwanis Club meeting, representatives from CalChoke (The California Artichoke Association) presented her with a sash. A photograph was taken of her wearing a sash with the wording "California Artichoke Queen," and she posed with Mr. Edward Modena, Randy Barsotti, and Enrico Bellone. They were all holding artichokes." "Was Marilyn first globe queen?" Wednesday, September 3, 1980. Salinas Californian, North County News Castroville-Prunedale, CA The photographs of Marilyn wearing the sash and holding artichokes were used in advertisements and passed throughout the produce industry. Geography Coordinates: 36°45′57″N 121°45′29″W Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve is northeast of Castroville. Established in 1983. Moro Cojo Slough State Marine Reserve" is directly south of the "Elkhorn Slough." Established in 2007. "Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge" is south of Castroville. It is the area where the Salinas River empties into the Monterey Bay. Established in 1974. Santa Cruz, CA is 31 miles north of Castroville. Salinas, CA is 14 miles south of Castroville. Climate Based on Köppen climate classification, Castroville has a cool-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb) and several microclimates, resulting in mild winters and cool summers. There is no official wet season or dry season. Precipitation is dispersed throughout the year with most of it coming from various types of fog. One variation of is San Francisco fog (also known as advection fog) which mainly occurs along the Central Coast (Central Coast of California), from San Francisco to Santa Barbara. Demographics 2010 The 2010 United States Census *State Route 152 (California State Route 152) - Two-lane highway from Watsonville (Watsonville, California), crosses the Santa Cruz Mountains to Gilroy, then crosses the Diablo Range through Pacheco Pass to I-5 near Los Banos (Los Banos, California). *State Route 156 (California State Route 156) - Two-lane highway connecting the Monterey Peninsula from Castroville (Castroville, California) to northern San Benito County (San Benito County, California) and State Route 152 (California State Route 152). *State Route 82 (California State Route 82) - Highway running from San Jose to Interstate 280 in San Francisco. It is designated a State Route, although it is more similar to an inner-city boulevard, and contains either 2, 4, or 6 lanes. Through much of the San Mateo County, it is also known as El Camino Real (El Camino Real (California)). It runs from Daly City in the north through the Peninsula and beyond.


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, American Cancer Society, and other civic-minded organizations. Mrs. Sally DeSante Hebert raised a family with her husband Mr. Mike Hebert. http: www.findagrave.com cgi-bin fg.cgi?page gr&GRid 95777593 Marilyn Monroe, Honorary Artichoke Queen Marilyn Monroe was given the honorary title of Artichoke Queen in 1947 during a visit here in the Monterey Bay Area. Stanley Seedman, owner of Carlyle's Jewelers in Salinas, California, made arrangements for a model named


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. At about the same time, in Monterey (Monterey, California), he requested and was given permission by Governor Pablo Vicente de Solá to remain in California. '''State Route 156''' is a state highway in California, USA, running from Castroville (Castroville, California) to State Route 152 (California State Route 152) near Hollister (Hollister, California). Route description SR 183 begins in the center of the city of Salinas (Salinas, California) at an at-grade interchange

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Castroville to northern San Benito County (San Benito County, California) and State Route 152 (California State Route 152). *State Route 82 (California State Route 82) - Highway running from San Jose to Interstate 280 in San Francisco. It is designated a State Route, although it is more similar to an inner-city boulevard, and contains either 2, 4, or 6 lanes. Through much of the San Mateo County, it is also known as El Camino Real (El Camino Real (California)). It runs from Daly City in the north through the Peninsula and beyond.


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for a family was $38,021. Males had a median income of $25,781 versus $23,409 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,729. About 14.6% of families and 19.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over. Highway access thumb 150px right Bus stop city seal. (Image:Bus Stop Bench Seal.JPG) California Highways 1 (California State Route 1), 156 (California State Route 156), and California State

Route 183 183 intersect in Castroville. Highway 156 connects to the 101. Highway 1 provides access from Monterey (Monterey, California) and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, California). Highway 183 connects Castroville to Salinas (Salinas, California). Merritt Street serves as Castroville main street. Most of Castroville's commerce is located in the Industrial Park on Blackie Road. Many public roads, low-income housing projects, and other publicly owned facilities have been funded

Sand City , Seaside (Seaside, California), and Marina (Marina, California). At the interchange with Highway 156 (California State Route 156) near Castroville (Castroville, California), Highway 1 continues north as a two-lane rural road to Moss Landing (Moss Landing, California). '''Elkhorn''' is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monterey County (Monterey County, California), California, United States. Elkhorn was a stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad


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. In 1878 Manteufel moved the Chinese businesses that were on Merritt Street to the corner of McDougall and Speegle Street. In 1883 a fire destroyed the entire Chinatown. Chinatown was rebuilt and once again filled the sections of McDougall between Sanchez St. and Speegle St. thumb The Saloon, Rear View (File:Western Building, Rear View.jpg) "The new gold rush, applying to agriculture was termed, "Sugar Beet Rush." With additional farms and more people, local businesses were


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replacing Doreen Nash at Carlyle's Jewelry and signed autographs. Marilyn Monroe was asked to draw the lucky ticket for a $250.00 diamond ring in the Vogue Theater." During her stay in Salinas Marilyn Monroe visited several Men's Civic Clubs including the Kiwanis Club. During the Kiwanis Club meeting, representatives from CalChoke (The California Artichoke Association) presented her with a sash. A photograph was taken of her wearing a sash with the wording "California Artichoke Queen

," and she posed with Mr. Edward Modena, Randy Barsotti, and Enrico Bellone. They were all holding artichokes." "Was Marilyn first globe queen?" Wednesday, September 3, 1980. Salinas Californian, North County News Castroville-Prunedale, CA The photographs of Marilyn wearing the sash and holding artichokes were used in advertisements and passed throughout the produce industry. Geography Coordinates: 36°45′57″N 121°45′29″W Elkhorn Slough National


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," and she posed with Mr. Edward Modena, Randy Barsotti, and Enrico Bellone. They were all holding artichokes." "Was Marilyn first globe queen?" Wednesday, September 3, 1980. Salinas Californian, North County News Castroville-Prunedale, CA The photographs of Marilyn wearing the sash and holding artichokes were used in advertisements and passed throughout the produce industry. Geography Coordinates: 36°45′57″N 121°45′29″W Elkhorn Slough National


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. The river passes through the active San Ardo Oil Field, and then through the Salinas Valley, between the Santa Lucia and Gabilan (Gabilan Range) mountain ranges, past many small towns including King City (King City, California), Greenfield (Greenfield, California), and Soledad (Soledad, California), where it combines with the flash-flood prone Arroyo Seco (Arroyo Seco (Salinas River)). It flows just south of the city of Salinas (Salinas, California) before cutting through Fort Ord and approaching the south-central edge of Monterey Bay south of Castroville (Castroville, California). The river forms a lagoon protected by the 367 acre Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge and its outflow to Monterey Bay is blocked by sand dunes except during winter high-water flows. Food festivals in the U.S. There are several Florida food festivals and New Jersey food festivals. Other festivals include the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California; Brentwood Cornfest in Brentwood, California; Mushroom Festivals in various locales; the Castroville Artichoke Festival, in Castroville, California; the Stockton Asparagus Festival, in Stockton, California; the Lexington Barbecue Festival in North Carolina; the Posen Potato Festival, in Posen, Michigan; the Norwalk Oyster Festival, in Norwalk, Connecticut, and the Howell Melon Festival in Howell, Michigan, known for electing the Howell Melon Queen. In 1822, he arrived in San Pedro (San Pedro, California) and met John Gilroy (Gilroy, California). Livermore worked for a time at Mission San Gabriel and then moved north, working as the mayordomo (ranch foreman) at Rancho Bolsa del Potrero y Moro Cojo of Joaquín de la Torre, near Castroville (Castroville, California). On 20 June 1823, Robert was baptized at the Mission Santa Clara into the Catholic (Catholicism) faith, given the name Juan Bautista Roberto y José. At about the same time, in Monterey (Monterey, California), he requested and was given permission by Governor Pablo Vicente de Solá to remain in California. '''State Route 156''' is a state highway in California, USA, running from Castroville (Castroville, California) to State Route 152 (California State Route 152) near Hollister (Hollister, California). Route description SR 183 begins in the center of the city of Salinas (Salinas, California) at an at-grade interchange with U.S. Route 101 (U.S. Route 101 in California). The road then heads toward the center of Salinas along North Main Street before abruptly turning northwest along Castroville Road. Following an interchange with Davis Road, the route exits town and enters and area covered with farmland. It continues through this central Monterey County while gradually turning north until it reaches southern Castroville (Castroville, California), where it again turns northeast. The road then interchanges with State Route 156 (California State Route 156) and traverses northeast as the western boundary of Castroville before meeting its northern terminus, State Route 1 (California State Route 1), the Cabrillo Highway. *State Route 152 (California State Route 152) - Two-lane highway from Watsonville (Watsonville, California), crosses the Santa Cruz Mountains to Gilroy, then crosses the Diablo Range through Pacheco Pass to I-5 near Los Banos (Los Banos, California). *State Route 156 (California State Route 156) - Two-lane highway connecting the Monterey Peninsula from Castroville (Castroville, California) to northern San Benito County (San Benito County, California) and State Route 152 (California State Route 152). *State Route 82 (California State Route 82) - Highway running from San Jose to Interstate 280 in San Francisco. It is designated a State Route, although it is more similar to an inner-city boulevard, and contains either 2, 4, or 6 lanes. Through much of the San Mateo County, it is also known as El Camino Real (El Camino Real (California)). It runs from Daly City in the north through the Peninsula and beyond.

Castroville, California

'''Castroville''' is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monterey County, California in the United States.

Established in 1863. Named after founding father, Juan Bautista Castro (1835–1915.)

The name "Castro" is Spanish (Romance language) Developed from Latin. Literally translated, "fortification."

Juan Bautista Castro subdivided a large portion of land from the southwest area of Diseño del Rancho Bolsa Nueva y Moro Cojo. Literally translated, new pocket and lame moor. Pocket refers to small areas of land surrounded by marshes.

The land around Castroville was described as (La Tembladera) literally translated, “trembling earth.”

"The Rancho, according to tradition was named for a lame black horse." "Tell Me More Ancestor Stories, Grandma" A History of Early California Families. Diana J. Dennett Page 58.

Diseño del Rancho Bolsa Nueva y Moro Cojo, extends from Moss Landing to Prunedale, and south of Castroville.

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