Cones are 1" diameter, more or less round with 4-5 pairs of scales which have a bump on the scale backs or not very obvious at all. Light brown when mature.
Bark is beautiful. Reddish brown with green and gray colors depending on the season, may get fibrous at the base of old trunks.
Where do I begin? Look for the exfoliating bark, its about the best ID characteristic we have for the Cupressus like conifers here.
Cabrillo College by the Gym along Soquel as well as to the left of the entrance to the gym parking lot.
Lockewood Lane across from the entrance to Oak Tree Villa. Interplanted with Monterey Cypress.
701 High St on the Laurent side of the house
Empire Grade just past the Arboretum at the water tower.