Signal Hill has long been a communications point on the Southern California landscape. In an earlier era, Native Americans signaled their brethren with fire and smoke, from Santa Catalina Island to the foothills of the Coastal Range bordering what is now L.A.
Today the signals are electronic, connecting us--at the click of a mouse--to vast, new worldwide networks.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Signal Hill a Salt Dome?
Bob Hickman, a geologist, former Southern Californian, and owner of the Gallery of the American West in Sacramento, says that Signal Hill is a salt dome, and that has very significant implication for petroleum extraction.