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Wednesday, 8th April 2020

Salvation Mountain – Off the Beaten Path

By on Apr 5, 2016 in Adventures, Arts, Arts & Culture, Attractions, Best of California, Community, Do, Features, Outdoors, Photography, Travel

A few hours away from San Diego in Niland, Calif. 190 miles southeast of Los Angeles, in the lower desert of Southern California in Imperial County just east of the Salton Sea and about an hour and a half from Palm Springs, you will encounter Salvation Mountain.

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The Point Reyes – Rusty Beauty

By on Feb 15, 2016 in Adventures, Attractions, Features, Outdoors, Travel

If you’re into Off the Beaten Path travel you’ll be sure to enjoy, The Point Reyes, an abandoned and deteriorating fishing boat in Inverness, Marin County, California. A short drive north of San Francisco, it is located near Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Monarch Butterflies at Ardenwood Historic Farm

By on Jan 2, 2016 in Adventures, Arts & Culture, Attractions, Community, Features, Outdoors, Photography, Scene, Travel

Several people waited online outside Ardenwood Historic Farm (Fremont) on New Year’s Day to view the monarch butterflies that migrate there in search of warmth. They travel hundreds of miles from the western U.S. and Canada to escape temperatures that can hit below freezing. There’s been a great decline in their population as many as 25,000 were counted in 1997 compared to about 1,600 at the farm this year.

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Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition

By on Dec 26, 2015 in Arts, Arts & Culture, Features, Museums, Travel

As we approach the end of the year we also approach the end of the special centennial exhibitions of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal. It also celebrated the cities recovery from an earthquake in 1906. The deYoung Museum’s current display, “Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition”…

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The Very Core of Graffiti Art

By on Apr 11, 2015 in Arts, Arts & Culture

The Centro Cultural de La Raza will host the “Sopita de Letras”, an exhibition of over 30 artists, until May 8, 2015. The exhibit takes the art form of Graffiti to the very core: letters/letras. Each contributing artis was randomly assigned a letter to showcase their skill and style. Visitors may view the works during the venue’s public hours  Tues.–Sun., noon–4:00 p.m. The opening reception featured sick beats and light refreshments with a beer selection for purchase. Video by Kim Rescate, Twitter: @krescate | Photos by Ana Pines, Twitter:...

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