Castroville, California

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;nbsp;km) east of San Luis Obispo. Its only dam forms the small Santa Margarita Lake. The Salinas flows parallel to the Santa Lucia Mountain Range (Santa Lucia Range) past Atascadero (Atascadero, California) and Paso Robles (Paso Robles, California). It receives outflow from the Estrella River and the Nacimiento (Nacimiento River) and San Antonio (San Antonio River (California)) lakes through their river tributaries in southern Monterey County, California Monterey County


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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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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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. 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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," 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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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


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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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, 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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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

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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