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. Breaking News/2019 Headlines Three dead, suspect killed in shooting at …

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 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 Playgrounds Like They Used To What to eat …

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

San Diego, California

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 Angeles and adjacent to the border with Mexico. Planeta.com San Diego Links California California Links Mexico-USA Borderlands Mexico USA Borderlands Links Cities

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: 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 …

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 …