Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park Key Links Joshua Tree National Park @JoshuaTreeNPS Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram< Joshua Tree National Park had a record 2.4 million visitors in 2016. Night Sky Festival https://www.nps.gov/jotr/planyourvisit/night-sky-festival.htm Headlines http://www.shutupandgo.travel/camping-virgin-in-joshua-tree Imperiled by climate change, Joshua trees could be declared a threatened species – @TDSIanJames Beloved Joshua Trees Move Toward Endangered ...

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

California Links

California flag Links related to California Headlines I rode Amtrak’s Coast Starlight adventures-in-parks-mapping – @greeninfo using-instagram-and-open-data-to-put-the-public-in-public-lands – @greeninfo california-genocide Volcanic spires and Joshua trees: Obama protects 1.8 million acres in California’s desert New Desert Bill is Fundamentally Flawed – @Amargosaconserv Pioneer Cabin Tree On January 8, 2016 this iconic Sierra redwood fell to the ground. …

Mojave Desert Birds

Photo: California 1917 New report (August 2018) – Mojave birds crashed over last century due to climate change http://news.berkeley.edu/2018/08/06/mojave-birds-crashed-over-last-century-due-to-climate-change Bird communities in the Mojave Desert straddling the California/Nevada border have collapsed over the past 100 years, most likely because of lower rainfall due to climate change, according to a new University of California, Berkeley, study. …

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 …

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Poster Events of note: The Gilroy Garlic Festival takes place the last weekend in July in Gilroy California. 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 https://gilroygarlicfestival.com General Information & FAQs Directions Where to …

San Francisco

Photo: Nan Palmero, Sunset Questions What would locals like visitors to know about San Francisco? Quotes San Francisco has only one drawback—‘tis hard to leave. – Rudyard Kipling July 2018 San Francisco Fan Guides: The Sunset District. Making your way to #RWC7s? While you're there visit the sunset district for the amazing golden gate park …

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 …

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 http://www.sandiego.org – @visitsandiego Baseball http://sandiego.padres.mlb.com http://www.padres.com https://twitter.com/Padres http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/sports/San-Diego-Padres-New-Owners-Petco-Park–167845685.html PETCO Park http://www.petcoparkevents.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Diego_Padres Padres de San Diego News http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com – @sdut http://www.sandiegoreader.com http://www.utsandiego.com http://www.sdnews.com http://www.voiceofsandiego.org https://inewsource.org – https://twitter.com/inewsource Twitter @sandradibble @sdut @AccessSanDiego …

Los Angeles

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