Death Valley National Park

Photo: Death Valley (Some rights reserved) 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 …

California Links

California flag What would locals like others know about California? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesMuir Woods park staff annotates own signs with historical corrections for racism, misogynyThe California Air Quality Guru Who Taught Business to Love the EnvironmentCalifornia pulls ’emergency brake’ in bid to stop unprecedented virus surgeCalifornia’s Desert Fauna Will …

San Francisco

Photo: Guillermo Durán, Park (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on San Francisco, California Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/n8mM4GeoGcEneFo9A QuotesSan Francisco has only one drawback — ’tis hard to leave.– Rudyard Kipling TimeCurrent local time in San Francisco HeadlinesI tried dream tea, lotus flowers and cannabis substitutes from San Francisco’s ‘smart shop’ for obscure psychedelics – SF Gatehttps://www.thenation.com/article/san-francisco-school-muralhttp://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Best-parks-for-Bay-Area-camping-in-a-great-11021457.phphttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/opinion/sunday/what-san-francisco-says-about-america.htmlhttps://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/07/12/why-are-there-ships-buried-under-san-franciscoThey Don’t Make …

Los Angeles

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium (Some rights reserved) Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ujeCRdse3jH5Tjo78 AppsShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning Photos Nearby Parks Planeta.com

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Poster Events of note: The Gilroy Garlic Festival normally took place the last weekend in July in Gilroy, California. As of 2022, the festival has been cancelled for the near future. 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 …

San Diego, California

Photo: Geraint Rowland, Surfing left (Some rights reserved) 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/JCNYVdpnvwm3TrgT6 Embedded Tweets Nearby Planeta.com

California

Photo: Nan Palmero, Rocket Ship (Some rights reserved) 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, Joshua Tree, and Yosemite. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/dwYKbDY13r58twzg8 Cities Events Places of Interest Parks Planeta.com

Oakland, California

Photo: Barry Stock, Telephoto (Some rights reserved) Oakland is a city on the east side of San Francisco Bay, in California. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/TSiPzTwEcNNY2m5i7 HeadlinesWhat Do Cities Lose When They Lose Pro Sports? Governmentoaklandca.govlibby schaaf [email protected]ast24 FoodWahpepah’s Kitchen – Facebook (featured on Native America Calling)3301 East 12th St Suite #133Wednesday – Sunday, 9am-2pmCrystal Wahpepah is an …

Sacramento, California

Photo: Ron Mader, Gunther’s (Some rights reserved) 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FAwbnCdeohFqFnu98 LandmarksCalifornia State CapitolThe Capitol building is home to the government of the state of California, house of the legislature and …

Davis, California

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Mural, Davis Community Media (Some rights reserved) Davis, California is a vibrant community and a case study of slow growth located between San Francisco and Sacramento. Recommended listening – check out the community radio: kdrt.org. Davis boasts a bike-friendly community. There are numerous paths for bikes and pedestrians. More info online …