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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!


Monterey Bay Greenhouse G...

WATSONVILLE, CALIF.--Greenhouse events are hugely popular as you'll discover this summer at the must-see 4th Annual Monterey Bay Greenhouse Growers Open House. Get out and visit California's flower and herb farmers in a one day event ...

9 Largest Casinos in Cali...

Photos left to right, top row: #1 Pechanga,  #2 Cache Creek, #3 San Manuel; middle row: #4 Thunder Valley, #5 Viejas,  #6 Morongo, bottom row: #7 Pala, #8  Red Hawk, #9  Barona There's a casino no ...

Huck Finn Goes Fishing

More than 175 happy kids from age 7 to 15 participated in the Huck Finn Fishing Derby at Huntington Beach Pier on Saturday, Aug. 15. “It’s a really fun event, where children learn about fishing. Some ...

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California Coastal Commission Beach Ac...

Published on: January 16, 2012
Photo: To the average citizen, a huge wall running along the picturesque beach in Orange County's gated Surfside (shown)  is reminiscent of the fence at the California-Mexico border. By law, the public can enjoy the beach, but many are kept away when they see the fence. All you have to do is walk around ...

Places for Kids to Earn Scout Badges

Published on: January 16, 2012
Mark Barbour, Founding Curator and Executive Director of The International Printing Museum, describes the printing process. Open to the public, the museum features special days and tours on Saturdays, or by appointment Tues - Friday. Being a scout is about doing good deeds, learning new things, and acquiring badges to wear on your outfits. If you ...

Quirky Places to Tie the Knot

Published on: January 16, 2012
As Valentine's Day approaches and PBS broadcasts a slew of shows about animal mating habits, it's time to take an irreverent look at the crazy side of love. The number one place people get married is in a church. In California ocean vistas, mountain valleys, beaches and state parks are popular wedding venues ...



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