Redwoods National Park and Environs
A trip to the North Coast of California is everything a tourist has never associated with the state. This area is one of California's best-kept secrets.
Food with a History at E Waldo Ward
Gourmet jams, jellies, and other condiments provide a link to the past at a tiny local business in the tiny town of Sierra Madre, California.
Getting Into College in California
College acceptances are getting harder and harder at the state's elite public (and some private) institutions. It's important to understand the various kinds of institutions and choose carefully.
Droughts are part of California's ecology. The science behind the headlines is ambivalent when understanding the state.
Monterey and Environs
The Monterey Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places in the state. History buffs, golfers, and nature addicts will all find something to enjoy.
Birdwatching is a wonderful way to see the fauna of the Golden State.
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