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2011-06-10 05:45:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Historic Highway 1 has been officially reopened, announced Caltrans officials today. The winter slide, 7.5 miles north of the San Luis Obispo / Monterey County line and 40 miles south of Big Sur at Alder Creek, is now unobstructed to two lane traffic, 24-hours per day. The devastating slide had completely closed the roadway to the public in both directions, including motorized vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians since April 13,...

2011-04-20 17:04:00

BIG SUR, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring means renewal, and where better to spike the senses than Big Sur, TripAdvisor's® #7 Best U.S. Destination (Traveler's Choice, 2010) sporting 90 miles of iconic outback from Carmel to San Luis Obispo. Just in time for tourism season, Scenic Highway 1 is scheduled to officially reopened April 21, 2011 following a March 16, 2011 slide and road closure south of Carmel. Top stops from Point Sur Lighthouse Station to...

2010-10-12 10:07:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Gordon, Edelstein, Krepack, Grant, Felton and Goldstein has filed a lawsuit against Caltrans on behalf of four bicyclists who were severely injured while riding on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in August 2009. The cyclists suffered everything from severe cases of road rash to concussions, broken bones, punctured lungs, even paralysis. Caltrans (the state agency responsible for PCH) hired an outside contractor to re-pave a portion of PCH...

2010-08-09 04:00:00

HARBOR CITY, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Five dealerships representing 14 brands of motorcycles have joined together to present the inaugural Highway 1 Block Party on Pacific Coast Highway in Harbor City, California, on Saturday, August 21 from 10am to 5pm. The participating dealers, all within several blocks of each other on Pacific Coast Highway, are California Boss Hoss (1414 PCH), California Harley-Davidson (1517 PCH), Indian Motorcycle Los Angeles (1521 PCH), Pacific Motorsports...

2010-01-25 07:00:00

-California's State Scenic Highway 1 Links the Dots to Deals and Thrills This Winter- MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February 3rd, Big Sur's Bixby Creek Bridge will star on the U.S. Postal Service's new Express Mail stamp - an honor for the 78-year old landmark that transformed tourism by paving the way to this remote wilderness best known for harboring authors and artists. This architectural marvel, one of the top ten highest single-span bridges in the world...

2008-09-22 21:00:17

The proposed route for the extension of State Route 241 to connect with Interstate 5 south of San Clemente on Camp Pendleton is safe for the environment, watershed, wildlife, campers, surfing and the beaches, according to testimony presented today during a U.S. Department of Commerce Hearing at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. "Outside experts and agencies have validated the sensitive design of the route to avoid endangered habitats and protect the beaches," said Jerry Amante, chairman of the...

2008-09-17 12:00:26

Verizon Wireless has added 10 new 3G cell sites in Northern California, to expand voice and broadband data coverage in the region. According to the company, the new sites will improve 3G coverage and call capacity for customers in and around the community of Byron; Southwest San Jose and Campbell border; Concord, Highway 242 to Willow Pass; Cotati, along Highway 101; Petaluma, US Coast Guard facility and surrounding area; Rodeo, near Highway 50 and Bayberry Road; Salinas, along East Laurel...

2008-09-01 03:00:11

By Kristin S. Agostoni A mixed-use complex planned at Pacific Coast Highway and Pearl Street in Redondo Beach is expected to come up for a vote again Tuesday. The City Council delayed a decision in July after hearing from a cross-section of opponents, including residents, nearby business owners and the Redondo Beach Woman's Club, which has a building nearby. The developer, too, had requested a delay. The Woman's Club, with a group of neighbors, is appealing the Planning Commission's...

2008-08-31 06:00:18

By Marta Yamamoto birds and mammals. On a recent visit I spent four days exploring Highway 1 between Gualala and Manchester. I drifted back and forth between beaches, stopping at roadside pullouts with coastal access. I strolled salt- tanged villages savoring pastries that celebrated the fruits of summer, freshly caught fish cooked to perfection, salads fresh from the field, tangy BBQ that tingled my taste buds, and more pastries. Every walk and coastal trail sharpened my senses and...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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