California @ BellaOnline California has something for everyone, from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the east. en-us Copyright 2015 All Rights Reserved. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:06:21 EST 240 California @ BellaOnline Santa Monica Pier The Santa Monica Pier is the center of Los Angeles beach culture, and a fun place to spend an afternoon. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 01:00:00 EST Lake Gregory A visit to Lake Gregory is a refreshing way for Southern Californians to escape the summer and fall heat. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 01:00:00 EST Leo Carrillo State Beach Leo Carrillo State Beach offers car camping, hiking, surfing, swimming, and star gazing. There are flush toilets and showers and a camp store. The campground is an easy drive from Los Angeles. Sun, 19 Jul 2015 01:00:00 EST