Halifax was a key player in many armed conflicts including the War of 1812.These struggles hit too close to home during World War I, when a French munitions ship exploded after colliding with a Belgian relief ship.But a plan to open a new redwood park on Silicon Valley’s edges will take a major step forward Tuesday, when a groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for a 1,432-acre expanse of redwood forest, oak woodlands and sweeping meadows south of Los Gatos.
Finally in 1999, after the land had passed to an Oregon owner, the Arlie Land and Cattle Company, the open space district and Peninsula Open Space Trust bought nearly 1,100 acres of it for million.Rust said she was dismayed over the years when it sat padlocked.The property sat quietly until Los Gatos developer Pete Denevi applied to build a golf course on the site.But he was turned down in 1996 by Santa Clara County supervisors after environmentalists mounted a fierce challenge, saying the course would harm the rural character of the area.“When we bought it, we thought it would take about four years to open,” she said. You have a certain amount of money and you spend it a certain way.
It was disappointing that it has taken this long, but I’m so glad voters passed the measure to fund it.
The governor entered Sacred Heart at age 18 in 1956 and studied at the novitiate for three years before leaving to enroll at UC Berkeley.
He said in 2016 that he visited Alma College several times and found it “very beautiful.” “The Jesuits should have never sold it,” he said.
The Halifax Explosion, the largest man-made explosion until the nuclear bomb, killed 2,000 and injured another 9,000.
Discover more on the Halifax Explosion along with Halifax's connection to the Titanic when you visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on the Halifax Waterfront.
Walk across the street from Keith’s Brewery to the Halifax waterfront boardwalk that follows the water’s edge alongside the world’s second largest ice-free harbour.