Filming Locations —

Altamont Pass, Alameda County: The Windmill Valley was on Highway 580 near the Altamont Pass.

Big Sur, Monterey County: They filmed near Big Creek Bridge over three days in June 1992.

Devils Slide, San Mateo County: Gray Whale Cove on Highway 1 near Devils Slide.

Monterey, Monterey County: Monterey Aquarium, 886 Cannery Row.

Oakland, Alameda County: In late June 1992 they filmed at 1720 Filbert Street at 18th. In early July 1992 they went to the Lakeside Motel (122 East -12th Street), Lakeside Drive, and 14th Street. They also filmed at the Saeed Dobahi Market (1000 -18th Street) and the area around 18th & Market Streets.

Woodside, San Mateo County: The Lazy Janey Cafe was really the Alice Restaurant, 17288 Skyline Boulevard.

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"Upcoming John Singleton Movie Shoots Oakland Scene" Oakland Tribune, June 1992.

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