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California is a paradise with a thousand miles of cool, sandy beaches, 500 miles of stunning forests (including the giant redwoods - the biggest trees on Earth,) and Death Valley, where temperatues typically top 120 degrees in the summer months. Be a part of this spectacular journey!


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Japanese citizens continue protesting the re-launch of damaged nuclear power plant at Fukushima while radioactive water continues to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean from that plant. Fukushima Reactor 1 was started up this week ...

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Photos: Carmel Valley Ranch images of twisted oaks where wild animals roam, breathtaking golf course views of Carmel Valley, and suites with fireplaces, some with living rooms, and private decks (jacuzzi optional, extra fee.) Summer is ...

Christmas Every Day at Ch...

Every day is Christmas in California! When you stand at Christmas Cove beach and look through the keyhole formed by rocks, you can soak up a lush winter scene on a warm December day. Dancing ...

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WOW! California Pow Wows 2017

Published on: February 19, 2017
Though it's likely the Pow Wow, a Native American gathering of dance and celebration, has been around for a very long time, sources trace its existence several hundred years to the 1600's. It was originally called powwaw, pauwau or pauau, and throughout time, it has come to represent the passing down of traditions -- from one generation to ...

St. Patrick’s Day a Month Away

Published on: February 18, 2017
Pictured is O'Sac St. Patrick's Day Parade taking place March 18, 2017 in Old Sacramento. The California city ranks as the 30th most Irish metropolitan city in the U.S. with 9.6% of residents who are Irish, falling in the normal range when compared to averages around the nation. Below Average Irish Population U.S. 39. San Diego  8.4% ...

The Californian Who Tried to Save A Pr...

Published on: February 17, 2017
By C. MacDonald Happy President's Day! Three California Presidents have lived in California—Ronald Reagan, Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon. Nixon (who was born here) and Reagan are buried at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley. Former President Barack Obama recently purchased ...

California War?

Published on: February 16, 2017
Nevermind that there's a movement to make California a sanctuary state via Senate Bill 54, or that Louis Marinelli heads the secessionist group, Yes California, reportedly out of an apartment in Russia. Russian fur traders established posts, Spain considered it part of their colonial holdings, and Mexico took control of vast sums of land prior to California's ...

Numismatists and Belly Dancers

Published on: February 16, 2017
Diverse entertainment and events are in store for President's weekend in California. In Long Beach you'll find Long Beach Expo Coin Show and Belly Dancer Of The Universe Competition among the many interesting activities open to the public. Here are a few highlights for Feb. 17-20, 2017 BAKERSFIELD: Home & Garden Show CHICO: Independent Film Festival CLOVERDALE: ...

California’s Oil Boom

Published on: February 16, 2017
When I moved to Huntington Beach, Calif. every house in the tract had an olive tree in the front. If you were fortunate enough to purchase your home (rather than rent) the fine print on the contract said the buyer has no mineral rights. Jackpumps along the Southern California coast work 24/7, the oil runs under our land, and we ...



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