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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/JCNYVdpnvwm3TrgT6 Embedded Tweets Nearby Planeta.com

Joshua Tree Links

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center Links related to Joshua Tree National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines“We’re Getting Out of L.A. and Going to Joshua Tree”: Why the Desert Area Is BoomingLloyd Wright Jr. work abundant in Joshua Tree – @denisegoolsbyThe Ultimate Joshua Tree National Park Travel Guide – Thrillist – @delightedbiteHow …

San Francisco

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Bird and Bridge Spotlight on San Francisco, California Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/n8mM4GeoGcEneFo9A Questions What would locals like visitors to know about San Francisco? QuotesSan Francisco has only one drawback — ’tis hard to leave.– Rudyard Kipling TimeCurrent local time in San Francisco Headlineshttps://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 San Francisco’s Playgrounds Like They Used ToWhat to eat …

Sacramento, California

Photo: Gunther’s 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 the office of the governor. …

California Links

California flag Links related to California presented in somewhat random fashion: EventsJuly 15-18, 2021 California WorldFest (Grass Valley)@caworldfest HeadlinesThe 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 Never Recover – The NationCalifornia Bill Moves To Ban Mini Hotel Toiletry …

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, Joshua Tree, and Yosemite. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/dwYKbDY13r58twzg8 Cities Events Places of Interest Parks Planeta.com

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 …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: NPS / Alessandra Puig-Santana, Comet Neowise Joshua Tree National Park Key LinksJoshua Tree National [email protected] Mountain Weather Station webcamFacebookTwitterYouTubeFlickrInstagram Google Maps Recommended ListeningDesert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne by Ken Laynedesertoracle.com Visitor NumbersJoshua Tree National Park had a record 2.8 million visitors in 2018. During Thanksgiving weekend of 2018 the park received more …

Old Spanish Trail

Photo: Jimmy Emerson, Old Spanish Trail Marker Las Vegas – The Clark County Wetlands Park hosts a lecture about the history of the Old Spanish Trail Thursday, August 17, from 6-8pm. Presenter Liz Warren is a historian and one of the founders of the Old Spanish Trail Association. The two-hour lecture is free to attend and …

Mojave Desert Birds

Photo: California 1917 Archives New report (August 2018) – 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. …