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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!


L.A. Kings Parade June 14...

A celebration for the 2012 Stanley Cup winner, the L.A. Kings is being held on Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Los Angeles. The location for the event is Fifth and Figueroa streets, according to officials ...

Happy New Year’s Da...

Photos: Miss Los Angeles Chinatown Pageant and Queen Wendy Shu The Chinese New Year celebrations are just beginning, and they take their new year quite seriously. Starting on Jan. 31 the Chinese New Year launches with ...

Meet Exceptional Lady at ...

When you visit Napa Valley's fabulous wine estates, you begin to get stars in your eyes. Who owns these opulent palaces? How did they succeed? And what drives the people to follow their dreams? At a ...

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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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