I don't remember it ever being that cold in the S.F. valley.
Global warming. Now we have proof!
But those coats were called dusters.
They were to keep your clothes clean. May not have been that cold.
I wore my Dad's "P" coat riding my bike to school in the North S.F. Valley in the winter.
This is the fourth photo in this series of the same car. Keep them coming Herb. I love this stuff
The lady is using her cell phone to call roadside assistance.
Global warming Mr Erik B
Think Wind Chill Factor.
Those people were driving in an open car. Let's say they were traveling about 30 mph and the ambient air temperature was 50F. With wind chill effect the perceived temperature would be more like 28F.
So, yeah, even in sunny Southern California, driving in an open car on a nice cool morning can be a chilling experience.