California

Haight Ashbury

Haight Ashbury: Peace and Love Revisited

It’s the Summer of Loves 50th Anniversary! That’s right, it has been 50 years since the flower children gathered on the corner of Haight Ashbury seeking peace a...
Muir Woods

Muir Woods: California’s Emerald Forest

Muir Woods National Monument is 240 acres of protected Redwoods. The land was purchased by William Kent in 1905 and donated to the Federal Government. It became...
Sausalito

Postcards from Sausalito California

Sausalito is a seaside town directly across from San Francisco with amazing views of the Bay, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. The town is full of artists and c...
Death-Valley

Death Valley is Full of Beautiful Extremes

I have drove across California’s Mojave Desert many times on my way to Las Vegas. It’s a horrible drive. I complain the whole time. At some point I will say: “I...
Lodi California Wine Country

Loving Lodi California Wine Country

Lodi California Wine Country is 1.5 hours east of San Francisco in the San Joaquin Valley. Credence Clearwater Rival wrote a song about Lodi and Sons of Anarchy...
Mission Street Art

San Francisco Street Art and Tacos

The Mission District was once predominately Latino but in recent years it has become popular with the dot.com crowd. In fact, Mark Zuckerman lives in the area. ...
Anza Borrego Sky Art

Anza-Borrego Desert Sky Art

California’s five-year drought has ended and the winter rain has resulted in a colorful super bloom. Desert Sunflowers greet you as you drive into Anza-Borrego ...
Santa-Ynez-Wine-Trail

Santa Ynez Wine Trail: Things to Do

Santa Ynez Valley hit the map in 2004 when the movie Sideways was released. It is the perfect escape for a long weekend of wine tasting! The Valley is in the Ce...

San Diego Street Art of Chicano Park

San Diego is not known for it's street art. Writerz Blok in Lincoln Park has a yard of walls and a youth program that is fun to check out. Logan Heights has bee...