Davis, California

Photo: Oaxaca Mural, Davis Community Media Davis is a vibrant community located between San Francisco and Sacramento. Davis grew into a Southern Pacific Railroad depot built in 1868. It was then known as “Davisville”, named after Jerome C. Davis, a prominent local farmer. However, the post office at Davisville shortened the town name to “Davis” …

San Francisco

Photo: Nan Palmero, Sunset Spotlight on San Francisco, California Google Maps goo.gl/maps/n8mM4GeoGcEneFo9A Questions What would locals like visitors to know about San Francisco? Quotes San Francisco has only one drawback — ’tis hard to leave. – Rudyard Kipling Time Current local time in San Francisco Headlines https://www.thenation.com/article/san-francisco-school-mural http://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Best-parks-for-Bay-Area-camping-in-a-great-11021457.php http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/opinion/sunday/what-san-francisco-says-about-america.html https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/07/12/why-are-there-ships-buried-under-san-francisco They Don’t Make San Francisco’s …

California Links

California flag Links related to California presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines California Bill Moves To Ban Mini Hotel Toiletry Bottles I rode Amtrak’s Coast Starlight – Boing Boing adventures-in-parks-mapping – @greeninfo Using Instagram and Open Data to Put the Public in Public Lands – @greeninfo It’s time to acknowledge the genocide of California’s Indians …

Death Valley National Park

Photo: Death Valley Death Valley National Park is located in California and Nevada east of the Sierra Nevada, occupying a transition zone between the Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. Tupippuh Nummu means “Our Homeland” in the language of the Timbisha Shoshone, the native people of Death Valley. Timbisha is their name for the valley as well. The word ‘Timbisha’ refers …

Sacramento, California

Photo: Gunther’s City of Sacramento: One of the most historic cities in California, Sacramento boasts an impressive array of landmarks, parks, amenities and other must-see points of interest. Here you’ll find a handful of our most iconic features to the City. Landmarks California State Capitol The Capitol building is home to the government of the …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: We have contact Joshua Tree National Park Key Links Joshua Tree National Park @JoshuaTreeNPS Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Google Maps Recommended Listening Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne by Ken Layne desertoracle.com Desert Oracle Radio Visitor Numbers Joshua Tree National Park had a record 2.8 million visitors in 2018. During Thanksgiving weekend …

Joshua Tree Links

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center Links related to Joshua Tree National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Night Sky Festival Joshua Tree’s 2019 Night Sky Festival Headlines The Ultimate Joshua Tree National Park Travel Guide – Thrillist – @delightedbite How a South Pasadena matron used her wits and wealth to create Joshua Tree …

Los Angeles

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. Apps ShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning Photos Nearby Parks Joshua Tree National Park Planeta.com Los Angeles Links UCLA Dodgers California Cities

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Poster Events of note: The Gilroy Garlic Festival takes place the last weekend in July in Gilroy, California. 2020 dates: July 24-26. Mission: The festival is established to provide benefits to local worthy charities and non-profit groups by promoting the community of Gilroy through a quality celebration of garlic. Key Links gilroygarlicfestival.com General Information and …

Oakland, California

Photo: Michael Moore, Theatre Oakland is a city on the east side of San Francisco Bay, in California. Government oaklandca.gov libby schaaf Athletics oakland.athletics.mlb.com Oakland Athletics – Wikipedia https://tunein.com/radio/As-Cast-s307740 @athleticscast24 Raiders Raiders Football Nearby San Francisco Grand Lake Theater renaissancerialto.com Photos Wikipedia Oakland, California Planeta.com California California Links Cities