Back Roads California
We associate California with the big-number freeways, but there’s a lot of be seen on the off the beaten path. This guidebook will get you started on the roads less traveled!
Nicknamed the “Scotch paisano”, Hugo Reid was an early Californian immigrant and one of the first champions of the multi-cultural nature of the state.
Griffith Park History
The park isn't named after the director! Here's a short history of how Los Angeles received one of the largest city public recreation areas in the United States.
Eucalyptus Trees in California
In many parts of California, eucalyptus trees seem to be part of the natural landscape. However, this particular tree isn’t native to the state. Like many other examples of flora and fauna, the introduction of a foreign species to the eco-system has been a very mixed blessing.
Everyone needs to 'forest bathe', and the tiny hamlet of Idyllwild is a great mountain escape!
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