Jonathan L explored an old gold mine and found some large equipment and its history
Join PHeymont for a closer look at some zoo specimens who make an art of not being easy to see.
In Los Angeles County, PHeymont enjoyed an unexpected visit to a beautiful garden that once was a county trash dump.
A new Yosemite History Center is being developed, with the first step an exhibit highlighting Chinese laborers who helped build the park in the 1880s
PHeymont was curious about ostrich farming but his visit to the Gilroy Ostrich Farm mainly resulted in cute animal pictures.
Jonathan L took his camera out early one day in East Sacramento
Two powerful steam tractors spend their retirement roadside in Angels Camp, California
Like all of California's missions, Santa Ines has a story to tell; and as with many of the others, the story is complex and uneasy.
Mark Twain, a twitchy frog and Angels Camp, California made each other famous, and Angels Camp has not forgotten.
A community museum in a preserved early 20th century high school makes a quick trip to Williams, California doubly worthwhile for PortMoresby.
DrFumblefinger shares one of his favorite backpacking locations on the eastern slopes of California's Sierra Nevada mountains.
A spectacular statue welcomes visitors to the San Diego Zoo.
The power behind the throne: The Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum shows off the power plants that make big industry and modern agriculture possible.
Even in chilly weather and nearly deserted, the Santa Cruz Boardwalk holds the promise of fun at the beach.
Samantha shares some of her fond memories of trips to Mono Hot Springs when she was a child.