El Camino Real celebrated its 100th year as the first paved highway in California. A celebration was held on the Centennial, August 7, 2012, with dignitaries commemorating the history and future of El Camino Real. Keynote speakers included Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Assemblyman Jerry Hill, Caltrans District 4 Director Bijan Sartipi, San Mateo County Supervisor Adrienne Tissier, and San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane. The speeches were followed by a historic re-enactment of the 1912 shovel turning and a historic car procession of over 70 cars from 1906 to 2012.
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