These are some fun places for Southern California residents or tourists visiting the Orange County area to take their kids.
This Hub is a look at the weather and climate of the Los Angeles metro area from a longtime resident who has lived here for over 3 decades. It is a Mediterranean climate with subtropical influences.
Find snow in Southern California.
Fort Moore Hill has had a colorful history. However, not much it remains today. Here is a brief history of a L.A. region that had a huge (and sometimes strange) impact on the city's character.
Go back in time in Pasadena, CA. For several years I worked on Route 66 and did not realize it. A brief narrative of the Mother Road experience and info found relating to the area.
The Salton Sea and the communities surrounding it are in a fight for survival from environmental and economic turmoil. Is there hope for the "California Riviera?"
Hiking on the north side of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Here are some real stories from the world of L.A. Noir... "remember, you heard it here first dear readers, on the Q.T. and very, Hush, Hush." -James Elroy's L.A. Confidential
Four cities and parts of other communities can be found on the place dubbed The Hill or The Peninsula. And, the cities there are some of the most exclusive in the nation.
The San Gabriel Mountains suffered a devastating fire in 2009. Route 2 was closed for months. In 2014 the mountain range and National Forest was declared a National Monument.