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 2016 All Rights Reserved. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:56:20 EST 240 California @ BellaOnline The Channel Islands Those islands off the coast of Ventura and Santa Barbara? Travel back in time to a primitive land of ocean creatures, wildflowers, and desert seascapes. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:00 EST A Mediterranean Climate California has a Mediterranean climate, which makes it quite different from the rest of the United States. Read on to discover how these differences play out from day to day. Sun, 31 Jan 2016 01:00:00 EST Drought Tolerant Butterfly Gardening Drought gardening can also be butterfly gardening. Many plants that well in the dry California landscape also provide nectar and foraging for caterpillars and butterflies. Sun, 24 Jan 2016 01:00:00 EST