The winter solstice illuminations are a fascinating and little-known aspect of the California missions. This is the story of my trip to witness this phenomenon.
Once a Native American settlement and later a rancho, Ulistac Natural Area is now a great place for a kid-friendly day hike in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mission San Antonio de Pala, founded in 1816, is a living Native community and an important destination on your next visit to San Diego.
San José, California is the oldest city on the West Coast. In November it celebrates its birthday.