Davis, California

Photo: Oaxaca Mural, Davis Community Media 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” in 1907. The name stuck, and the city of Davis was …

Sacramento, California

Artwork 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 state …

Solvang, California

Photo: Jasperado Founded in 1910 by Danish Immigrants, the transformation of Solvang began in 1946, when it was decide to remodel the towns buildings into a Danish Village. Today, Solvang is a popular small town, filled with shops, bakeries, and restaurants. Government http://www.cityofsolvang.com Tourism Portals https://www.solvangusa.com – @solvangusa Elsewhere on the Web Pastry shops on …

Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border

Poster Recommended Reading: Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border Part 1: Along the U.S.-Mexico border, in an area called Mexicali, the air is killing people. Part 2: This is how a river along the U.S.-Mexico border became a toxic waste dumping ground. Part 3: This city’s factories make stuff Americans buy. But its people pay a heavy …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park 2018-2019 Shutdown Joshua Tree National Park fans rally, decry impact from shutdown As Joshua Tree reopens, anger over damage to economy, environment – LA Times Desert Sun – @MyDesert Joshua Tree National Park’s Signature Trees Are Among Shutdown Victims – NYT https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/nation/2019/01/11/travesty-this-nation-people-are-destroying-joshua-trees-joshua-tree-national-park/ https://www.npr.org/2019/01/08/683365340/joshua-tree-national-park-will-close-after-visitor-damage-during-government-shut In shutdown, national parks transform into Wild …

San Diego

Photo: Geraint Rowland, Surfing left San Diego is located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 kilometers) south of Los Angelesand adjacent to the border with Mexico. Tourism Portals sandiego.org – @visitsandiego Baseball sandiego.padres.mlb.com padres.com @Padres http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/sports/San-Diego-Padres-New-Owners-Petco-Park–167845685.html PETCO Park petcoparkevents.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Diego_Padres Padres de San Diego News sandiegouniontribune.com – @sdut sandiegoreader.com utsandiego.com sdnews.com kpbs.org – @KPBS voiceofsandiego.org https://inewsource.org – https://twitter.com/inewsource Twitter …

California

Photo: Nan Palmero, Rocket Ship California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and to the south by Baja California in Mexico. Parks are stupendous, including Death Valley and Yosemite. Events of note: Gilroy Garlic Festival, last weekend in July. Gilroy Garlic Festival Cities Los Angeles San …

California Links

California flag Links related to California presented in somewhat random fashion: Idyllwild https://people.com/pets/dog-mayor-max-idyllwild-california/amp/ https://www.mayormax.com/jobdescription.htm http://www.idyllwild.com/ Headlines Regulation demands a different set of skills. Instead of burning records, farmers must now practice accounting. Instead of loading their crop into duffel bags and sending it out of state, they have to learn branding and marketing. Legalization brings …

Anza Borrego Desert State Park

Photo: Jasperado, State Park Anza Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California. Excerpts from California Parks: Five hundred miles of dirt roads, 12 wilderness areas and many miles of hiking trails provide visitors with an unparalleled opportunity to experience the wonders of the California Desert. The park is located on the eastern …

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 http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakland_Athletics Raiders Raiders Football Nearby San Francisco Grand Lake Theater http://www.renaissancerialto.com Photos Wikipedia Oakland, California Planeta.com California California Links