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

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 …

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 …

2018 California Wildfires

Photo: Stuart Rankin, edited Suomi NPP image, Smoky California Headlines https://www.wired.com/story/these-wind-patterns-explain-why-californias-wildfires-are-so-bad https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/416479-wh-sending-zinke-to-california-to-address-wildfires Key Links fire.ca.gov firemaps current_incidents inciweb.nwcg.gov Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/1062488078172880896 Embedded Tweets 60 rigs recently passed through Las Vegas on their way to help battle wildfires in California ❤️🚒 pic.twitter.com/AGAhq5cOqC — City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) November 13, 2018 Wikipedia 2018 California wildfires Woolsey …

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 …

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. …

Gilroy, California

Gilroy is located in Northern California’s Santa Clara County, south of Morgan Hill and north of San Benito County. Key Links cityofgilroy.org/cityofgilroy ‘a community with a spice for life’ Wikipedia Gilroy Planeta.com California Gilroy Garlic Festival Garlic

Alabama Hills, California

Photo: Kyle Sullivan, BLM, Alabama Hills The Alabama Hills Stewardship Group, Inc. (AHSG) is a local group of Owens Valley community leaders who have partnered with the Bureau of Land Management over the last 10 years to help direct the management of this Special Recreation Area called the Alabama Hills. The goal is to make …