PHeymont enjoyed a visit to San Diego's not-too-large but impressive art museum on the Balboa Park Prado
California's high-speed rail project just got back some Trump-cancelled funding, but the whole project is still a day late and a dollar short of completion.
A quiet church now, in a quiet community, Carmel was once the center of California's Spanish mission system.
Our images of California's Gold Rush and the industry that followed it miss most of the tough truth and fascinating history
A former queen of the sea is facing hard times in its second career as a hotel.
A road trip through central California gave PHeymont a new perspective on the scale of California's agriculture and how far it is from family farms.
On a San Diego museum patio, PHeymont encounters a mallard who might be posing for a still life.
Two frozen confections, and too many claims to have been first!
PHeymont enjoys a historic walking tour of the Presidio area in Santa Barbara, a town devoted to adobe and red barrel tiles.
Barry shares fond memories of a last pre-pandemic visit to some of America's best scenes.
Colorful carp, some quite large, put on a show in their pond at a vest-pocket botanical garden.
PHeymont finds that there's a lot more to Solvang than its quaint 'Danish' facades—including the story of how it got that way.
San Diego's beautiful station has played a key role in the city's history.
A car-crazy California cafe turns out decent meals just down the road from a historic Spanish mission.
At the edge of San Luis Obispo, California, PHeymont found the remains of Motel Inn, a highway pioneer, meant to be the first of a chain.