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California  “Must-See”  ここは絶対に見るべき!!      カルフォルニア州の簡単な紹介   

California Map +       カルフォルニア州の地図等

15721 190801  LOS ANGELES – best events, festivals, fun things to do – August 2019

15725 190803  Summer Events in San Francisco: 2019's 20 Best

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco   
2864 130801  Former Alcatraz Resident Darlyne Sheppeard Recalls Growing Up At America's Most Infamous Prison  (HUFFPOST, AOL)
14591 180811 
Federal prisoners land on Alcatraz - Aug 11, 1934 -

+ Big Sur Coastline (south of Monterey)    

California Science Center A Space Shuttle Over Los Angeles (NASA, Astronomy Photo of the Day, September 26, 2012)    Space Shuttle Endeavour on the way to the California Science Center.    スペースシャトル Endeavour
Space shuttle Endeavour crawls through Los Angeles (MSN, Reuters) Space shuttle Endeavour - 170,000 lbs - continues its journey though Los Angeles 121013 

California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento   

^ Channel Islands National Park, Ventura   

= Computer History Museum
, Mountain View

Death Valley National Park, Death Valley 
2517 130711  Death Valley National Park to visitors: Stop frying eggs on the ground - Yahoo! News  - BTW,on Wednesday (July 10, 2013) the park marked the 100th anniversary of the world’s hottest day on record: 134 degrees Fahrenheit (57 degrees C) on July 10, 1913.
2424 130702  Death Valley Temps Hit Records During Heat Wave WebProNews    129 degrees F (54 degrees C) on June 30, 2013  |  Temperatures in Death Valley reach 128 degrees as parts of West Coast bake in scorching heat - NY Daily News
Death Valley National Park - Death Valley National Park   California, Nevada
Death Valley - Wikipedia
Death Valley National Park - YouTube
Zabriskie Point ~ Death Valley National Park - YouTube HD
Sailing Stones at Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park - YouTube
our National Park page

*+ Disneyland, Anaheim 
10525 151205  December 5, 1901    Happy birthday Walt Disney!
11 Joyous Walt Disney Quotes Guaranteed to Inspire You to Dream Big | Reader's Digest
Walt Disney World | The Walt Disney Documentary - Documentary Films - YouTube
Walt Disney's Tour of Disneyland - YouTube
Walt - The Man Behind The Myth - YouTube
Chicago, Illinois  |  Florida  |  California
4694 140110 
Meryl Streep: Walt Disney was a sexist and an anti-Semite - NY Daily News  (NY Daily News, Ethan Sacks, 01/09/2014)
Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what  (LA Times, Robin Abcarian, 01/09/2014)
Sexism - Wikipedia
Antisemitism - Wikipedia
Bigotry - Wikipedia
Saving Mr. Banks (2013) - IMDb
4277 131208  December 5, 2013  Happy Birthday Walt Disney! 23 Things You May Not Know About the American Icon  (Babble, SUNNYCHANEL, 12/03/2013)
Walt Disney Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story -
Walt Disney - Wikipedia 
December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966, an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. He was a prominent figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, and is regarded as a cultural icon, known for his influence and contributions to entertainment during the 20th century. As a Hollywood business mogul, he and his brother Roy O. Disney co-founded The Walt Disney Company. The official home for all things Disney

4129 131119  November 19, 2013  Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney, dies at 79  (Chicago Tribune, Tribune wire reports, 11/19/2013)
Diane Disney Miller - Wikipedia
Walt Disney - Wikipedia 

+ Exploratorium, San Francisco  - 
the museum of science, art and human perception
2858 130801  What are you doing this weekend? San Francisco's Exploratorium -

= Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

+= The Getty Center (J. Paul Getty Museum), Los Angeles   
Getty Museum endowed - Feb 28, 1982 -
J. Paul Getty Museum | The Getty  California
J. Paul Getty Museum - Wikipedia
J. Paul Getty

* Gold Country, Mariposa to Nevada City on Highway 49    Web Site examples:
Gold Rush Trail: California Highway 49 | California State Route 49

10707 160114  Gold Rush
The Gold Rush of 1849 - Facts & Summary -
The Start of the California Gold Rush (1849) - YouTube  California
American Experience | The Gold Rush | PBS
Klondike Gold Rush - Wikipedia   Canada
Home | The Klondike Gold Rush | PBS
1898 Alaska Klondike Gold Rush Story, Dawson City, Yukon River - YouTube
The American West 05 - Gold in the Black Hills (1874) - from - YouTube  South Dakota
The Start of the California Gold Rush (1849) - YouTube
Our photos:  a Prospector (far right in photo)  | 
Gold Panning

12221 170124  Gold discovered at Sutter’s Creek - Jan 24, 1848 -
The Start of the California Gold Rush (1849) - YouTube
California Gold Rush - Wikipedia

Our photos:  a Prospector (far right in photo)  |  Gold Panning

The Great Diamond Hoax is exposed - Nov 26, 1872 -
California Gold Rush - Wikipedia  1848–1855
San Francisco, California  |  Colorado

7532 141026  Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California  AOL, AP, 10/22/2014  It was found in Butte County, California. "Follow the three Ps: persistence, patience and perseverance. Keep at it. Keep the dream live."
Check out our "Prospector" photo
Prospectors - Bing Images

Gold Nuggets - Bing Images
Gold nugget - Wikipedia
gold panning - Bing Images

Gold panning - Wikipedia
Gold panning
from the 2006 MN State Fair
Gold rush - Wikipedia

# Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California    3107 130820 
Golden Gate National Recreation Area - Bing Images
Golden Gate National Recreation Area - YouTube
San Francisco Top 10 Travel Attractions - California Travel Guide - YouTube
Golden Gate National Recreation Area - Wikipedia
6145 140527  Famous monuments around the world - MSN
Golden Gate Bridge - Wikipedia  May 27, 1937  San Francisco, California
12138 170105  Golden Gate Bridge is born - Jan 05, 1933 - - The Golden Gate Bridge officially opened on May 27, 1937, the longest bridge span in the world at the time.
Deconstructing History Golden Gate Bridge Video - San Francisco -
Golden Gate Bridge - YouTube
Joseph Strauss (engineer) - Wikipedia  Joseph Baermann Strauss, January 9, 1870 – May 16, 1938, an American
structural engineer who revolutionized the design of bascule bridges. He was the chief engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge. ...
The Golden Gate Bridge ~ Joseph Strauss - YouTube

California: Golden Gate Bridge

Hearst Castle (William Randolph Hearst’s home), San Simeon  
11225 160503    born April 29, 1863    William Randolph Hearst  William Randolph Hearst
Anything but Humble: Hearst Castle - YouTube

America's Castles-Hearst Castle - YouTube
William Randolph Hearst - Wikipedia  April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951, an American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. Hearst entered the publishing business in 1887 after taking control of The San Francisco Examiner from his father. Moving to New York City, he acquired The New York Journal and engaged in a bitter circulation war with Joseph Pulitzer's New York World that led to the creation of yellow journalism—sensationalized stories of dubious veracity. ...
Home - Hearst Castle
Hearst Castle - Wikipedia

Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles  

11th July 1922: The Hollywood Bowl opens in Los Angeles - YouTube
The Hollywood Bowl is Also an Awesome Park Open to the Public During the Day - YouTube

Hollywood Bowl opens - Jul 11, 1922 -

13959 180214  First trainload of oranges leaves Los Angeles - Feb 14, 1886 -
LA, California

15724 190802  Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir? - YouTube  2019
Silver Lake Reservoir - Wikipedia
Shade balls - Wikipedia
L.A. Says Goodbye to ‘Shade Balls’  2015
Los Angeles, California

16204  200210  Oscars: Academy Museum to Open Dec. 14, 2020 | Hollywood Reporter  Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020  Academy Awards
Academy Museum
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures - Wikipedia  Los Angels, California

10334 151023  20 Free and Cheap Things to Do in San Francisco  MSN, Cheapisim
San Francisco Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia - YouTube
San Francisco Travel Guide - YouTube
San Francisco - Scott McKenzie - YouTube
Tony Bennett - I left my heart in San Francisco - YouTube
Category: Songs about San Francisco, California - Wikipedia

5518 140331  The world's most famous streets - MSN Living - Life Unleashed    Broadway, New York; Champs-Elysees, Paris; Pacific Coast Highway, California; Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana; Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; La Rambla, Barcelona; Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angles, California; Wall Street, New York; Abbey Road, London; Lombard Street, San Francisco, California

7486 141020  Hollywood Walk of Fame - Bing Images
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame - Wikipedia
List of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - Wikipedia
TCL Chinese Theatre - Wikipedia

2301 130622  Jennifer Lopez gets star No. 2,500 on Hollywood Walk of Fame -
Hollywood Walk of Fame - Wikipedia
Jennifer Lopez - Wikipedia
Jennifer Lopez - IMDb
Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor ft. Pitbull - YouTube

^ Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms 
4179 131128  Joshua Tree Time-Lapse Video Hopes To Help Save A Southern California Treasure  (Huffington Post, Anna Almendrala, 11/27/2013)
Yucca brevifolia - Wikipedia  Joshua tree is native to southwestern
North America: California, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada

^ Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mineral  

+ Legoland,
Carlsbad (north of San Diego) 
4432 131219  Tech Pair Builds Fully Functioning Car Out Of Legos  (AOL, AOL Autos Staff, 12/19/2013)
7111 140906  Barbie, Schmarbie - Lego is now the world's top toymaker  Fortune, Geoffrey Smith, 09/04/2014
LEGO - Bing Images Home
Lego - Wikipedia
LEGO Great Ball Contraption (GBC) Layout 2012.9 - YouTube
Awesome LEGO creations !! Part-1(best sculptures!) - YouTube
Legoland, Carlsbad (north of San Diego), California 
EvanTubeHD goes to LEGOLAND, California! - YouTube
LEGOLAND HOTEL Grand Opening! California Complete Tour by EvanTubeHD - YouTube
Legoland - Wikipedia


10084 150903  LEGO
10 Most Incredible LEGO Creations - YouTube
+ LEGOLAND Florida Resort - Theme Park and Water Park
LEGOLAND HOTEL Grand Opening in Florida + DRAGON SCARE CAM! (Best Day Ever w- Amusement Park Fun!) - YouTube
Legoland - Wikipedia
California  |  Florida  | 
Toy  (LEGO)

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey    

Mount Whitney Climbing  September, 2010 (by Dave)

Point Reyes National Seashore  (north of San Francisco)
Redwood National & State Parks, Crescent City, California
Redwood, Redwood National & State Parks    世界最長の木
Drive Thru Tree
James drives through a redwood, tour vlog #2 
Tallest tree found in Redwood National Park:   Part 1  |  Part 2   Tallest Tree in the World:  115.55 m (379.1 Feet)

+ Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena  New Year’s Day   Rose Bowl   
Rose Parade videos - Best Highlights | Soldier reunites with family
Pasadena Tournament of Roses (The Rose Parade and The Rose Bowl Game)

16136  200102  The 2020 Rose Parade by KTLA 5 - YouTube  January 1, 2020
131st Rose Parade presented by Honda – Tournament of Roses, Pasadena, California
Rose Parade - Wikipedia

4617 140103  PETA Takes Dramatic Stand Against SeaWorld's Rose Parade Float, Leading To 19 Arrests  (Huffington Post, 01/03/2014)
2014 Rose Parade: Farmers Insurance’s ‘Thank a Million Teachers’ Float  video (KTLA 5, KTLA 5 Web Staff, 01/01/2014)
Thank a Million Teachers Home Page
Information Resources: Pioneer Press

4601 140102  "College Football"  Michigan State's Rose Bowl win over secures its role as a national power (Sports Illustrated, Pete Thamel, 01/02/2013)
College Sports page
4587 140101  Jan. 1, 2014  Tournament of Roses | Rose Bowl Game 
Tournament of Roses | Rose Parade
19 Arrested at Rose Parade  - At the parade, activists protested gay marriage, animal rights, and the economy (NBC Southern California, Samia Khan, 01/01/2013)
Pasadena Rings In 2014 With ‘Dreams Come True’ Rose Parade  (CBS Los Angeles, 01/01/2014)  Pasadena, California
New Years page 

San Diego Zoo & San Diego Wild Animal Park, San Diego  

 + Santa Barbara I Madonnari Street Painting Festival, Santa Barbara (Memorial Day weekend) | Check out our Street Painting photos

Santa Catalina Island, Santa Catalina (in the neighborhood of Los Angeles)
Santa Monica’s Boardwalk Pier Celebrated 100 years on 090909 New! Trapeze School New York 

SeaWorld, San Diego  

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, Three Rivers
Videos: Giant Sequoia, Sequoia National Park, California        セコイアデンドロン (ジャイアント・セコイア)
Videos: The biggest tree on the planet  |  Biggest Tree on Earth HD - The General Sherman Tree  世界一の大きさを持つ木 Kings Canyon & Sequoia National Park (Ranger Frank)  |  The Giant Forest | Sequoyah (Wikipedia), California
General Sherman (tree) Wikipedia | Sequoyah (Wikipedia)
Giant Redwood trees and Sequoia trees | Are the Sequoias and Redwood trees the same?

Where to travel in 2019  -  The world’s 28 most exciting destinations for the year ahead.
Mexico City, Mexico; Kansas City, Missouri; Bisti / De-Na-Zin Wilderness, New Mexico; Toronto, Canada; Oakland, California, South Walton County, Florida
50 States & Washington, D.C. +

Wildlife & Plants:
* California Condor
* Northern Elephant Seals  Web Sites, for example, Ano Nuevo State Park | Piedras Blancas Elephant Seals
Sea Lions on San Francisco’s Pier 39’s K-Dock
13687 171215   2 rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco Bay  Yahoo
San Francisco's Sea Lions at Pier 39 (in HD) - YouTube
Wildlife  |  California 

Inyo National Forest Bristlecone Pine Trees:
The oldest living things on Earth
Redwood National & State Parks, Crescent City

* Wineries (Napa, Sonoma, Lake, and Mendocino Counties)  Web site examples:
California Wineries | California Wine
5902 140506  South Australia's Barossa Valley is a lot like Sonoma  (SFGate, David Armstrong, 05/02/2014)
7427 141013  Amber Glow: An assortment of Autumn images  MSN, 10/09/2014
Sonoma County, California
Minnesota's Fall

*+^#  Yosemite National Park, Yosemite 
2613 130718  Yosemite National Park, California
Yosemite National Park - Bing Images
Yosemite National Park Video Tour - YouTube  |  Yosemite - YouTube
Yosemite National Park - Wikipedia

our National Park page  |  our Park & Nature Center photo page  | 
U.S. National Park Service - Experience Your America

2178 130615  Postcards From the West A full view of Half Dome  -  Half Dome, the great granite hood ornament of Yosemite National Park  (LA Times)
Yosemite National Park, California

California Famous People
List of people from California - Wikipedia

John C. Fremont reaches the Great Salt Lake - Sep 06, 1844 -
The Conquerors: John C. Fremont - Conqueror of California - YouTube
born January 21, 1813    John C. Fremont
John C. Frémont - Wikipedia 
January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890, an American explorer, politician, and soldier who, in 1856, became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. During the 1840s, when he led four expeditions into the American West, that era's penny press and admiring historians accorded Frémont the sobriquet The Pathfinder.
Great Basin - Wikipedia  |  Utah  |  California
Georgia  |  South Carolina

Rescuers reach Donner Party - Feb 19, 1847 -
The Donner Party (Full Documentary) - YouTube
Donner Party - Wikipedia
Springfield, Illinois (summer 1846) - California

born March 19, 1848    Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp (1994) - IMDb
Tombstone - Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Scene - YouTube
Doc Holliday & Johnny Ringo - YouTube

Outlaws and Lawmen
Illinois  |  Iowa  |  California

California becomes the 31st state in record time - Sep 09, 1850 -

The Great Diamond Hoax is exposed - Nov 26, 1872 -
California Gold Rush - Wikipedia  1848–1855
San Francisco, California  |  Colorado

born March 26, 1874    Robert Frost
Robert Frost reads The Road Not Taken - YouTube
Robert Frost reads Birches - YouTube
Robert Frost - Wikipedia  March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963, an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech...

San Francisco, California

born January 12, 1876    Jack London
Jack London is born - Jan 12, 1876 -
Jack London - Author, Journalist -
Jack London - IMDb
A short biography on Jack London - YouTube
White Fang 1991 Movie - Jack London - YouTube
White Fang (1991) - IMDb

San Francisco, California

born  May 26, 1877 or May 27, 1878    Isadora Duncan
Dancer Isadora Duncan is killed in car accident - Sep 14, 1927 - 
Isadora Duncan - Choreographer, Dancer -  September 14, 1927, when her scarf got caught in the back wheels of an automobile in which she was riding.
Isadora Duncan - YouTube
10 Bizarre Deaths in History - Halloween 2012 - YouTube
Isadora Duncan - Wikipedia 
May 26, 1877 or May 27, 1878 – September 14, 1927, an American dancer who performed to acclaim throughout Europe.

A virtuous woman turns murderous - HISTORY  March 16, 1881

born February 20, 1902    Ansel Adams
Ansel Adams
Ansel Adams - Wikipedia  Ansel Easton Adams, February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984, an American photographer and environmentalist. His black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, books, and the internet.
Ansel Adams Photography With Intention - YouTube
Top 10 Photographers of All Time - YouTube

born February 27, 1902    John Steinbeck 
John Steinbeck Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story -
John Steinbeck - Wikipedia
  February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968, an American author of 27 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels Tortilla Flat (1935) and Cannery Row (1945), the multi-generation epic East of Eden (1952), and the novellas Of Mice and Men (1937) and The Red Pony (1937). The Pulitzer Prize-winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American literary canon. In the first 75 years after it was published, it sold 14 million copies. The winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, he has been called "a giant of American letters". His works are widely read abroad and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.       

15423 190418  San Francisco earthquake - Apr 18, 1906 -
Enrico Caruso survives the San Francisco earthquake - Apr 18, 1906 -
The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake - YouTube

Flying over the San Andreas Fault in California - YouTube  "This is a great video!"
San Andreas Fault (Discovery Channel) - YouTube
San Andreas Fault Tour near Wrightwood - YouTube
San Andreas Fault - Wikipedia
What if The San Andreas Fault Ruptured Tomorrow? - YouTube
List of earthquakes in California - Wikipedia
San Andreas (2015) - IMDb
San Andreas Fault Through Carrizo Plain - YouTube
16 Things to Do at Carrizo Plain National Monument [2018]  National Parks [and more]
Carrizo Plain, California
National Monuments
California  |  Parks & Nature Centers  |  Travel

born May 26, 1907    John Wayne  John Wayne
John Wayne - IMDb
John Wayne - Wikipedia|  Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979, better known by his stage name John Wayne and by his nickname "Duke", was an American film actor, director, and producer...
Iowa  |  California

born February 13, 1910    William Shockley   
William B. Shockley - Physicist, Scientist -
William Shockley - Wikipedia  February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989, an American physicist and inventor. Shockley was the manager of a research group that included John Bardeen and Walter Brattain. The three scientists invented the point-contact transistor in 1947 and were jointly awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics. Shockley's attempts to commercialize a new transistor design in the 1950s and 1960s led to California's "Silicon Valley" becoming a hotbed of electronics innovation. In his later life, Shockley was a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University and became a proponent of eugenics.


born January 9, 1913    Richard Nixon    #37  Richard Nixon
Richard M. Nixon |

President Richard Nixon - Address Announcing Resignation - YouTube
Richard Nixon - I'm not a crook - YouTube
Richard Nixon | 60-Second Presidents | PBS - YouTube
Richard Nixon - Wikipedia  January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994, the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as a U.S. Representative and Senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States ...  
California  | 
Presidents    Richard Nixon    #37

born January 31, 1919     Jackie Robinson
42 - Jackie Robinson dealt with racism from Ben Chapman - YouTube
Movie 42 - Final the game - YouTube

Mini Bio: Jackie Robinson - YouTube
Jackie Robinson Biography
Jackie Robinson - Wikipedia  January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972, an American baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.
Georgia  |  California

August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991    Gene Roddenberry
Gene Roddenberry - Wikipedia  August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991, an American television screenwriter and producer. He is best remembered for creating the original Star Trek television series.
Texas  |  California
Star Trek - Wikipedia
Top 10 Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes - YouTube
Star trek openings - all series - YouTube
Star Trek Original Series Intro (HQ) - YouTube
Gene Roddenberry Interview (August 14, 1988) - YouTube 

born January 31, 1921    Carol Channing
January 16, 1964 “Hello, Dolly!” Starring Carol Channing Opened on Broadway and Went on to Win 10 Tony Awards - Lifetime
Hello, Dolly! (musical) - Wikipedia 
Carol Channing - IMDb

"Before the Parade Passes By" - Hello, Dolly! (Original Broadway Production, 1964) - YouTube
Hello Dolly Carol Channing - YouTube
Carol Channing Biography - Biography
Carol Channing - Wikipedia 
January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019, an American actress, singer, dancer and comedienne. Known for starring in Broadway and film musicals, her characters typically radiated a fervent expressiveness and an easily identifiable voice, whether singing or for comedic effect.
R.I.P.    January 15, 2019    Carol Channing
Carol Channing, Broadway legend, dead at 97 - YouTube 
Seattle, Washington  |  San Francisco, California  |  Vermont

born January 17, 1922    Betty White
Betty White on Her Legacy, Memories and Her Recipe for Living a Long, Happy Life  Parade

Betty White - IMDb - Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic sitcom Mary Tyler Moore (1970) and the ditzy Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls (1985), ...
Betty White - Wikipedia   January 17, 1922, an American actress, animal rights activist, author, comedian, radio host, singer, and television personality. Regarded as a pioneer of television, White was one of the first women to have control both in front of and behind the camera; and is recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom, which contributed to her receiving the honorary title as the Mayor of Hollywood in 1955. ...
Betty White Gets All the Attention! - YouTube
Betty White Surprises Morgan Freeman at the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award - YouTube

Illinois  |  California

born June 1, 1926    Marilyn Monroe    
Mini Bio: Marilyn Monroe - YouTube
Marilyn Monroe - Wikipedia  Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962, an American actress and model. Famous for playing comic "dumb blonde" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s, emblematic of the era's attitudes towards sexuality. Although she was a top-billed actress for only a decade, her films grossed $200 million by the time of her unexpected death in 1962. She continues to be considered a major popular culture iconn.
Marilyn Monroe - Actress, Film Actor-Film Actress, Film Actress, Classic Pin-Ups -
Marilyn Monroe - IMDb
The Greatest Films of Marilyn Monroe - YouTube
The most beautiful woman in the world-Marilyn Monroe - YouTube
LA, California

born March 31, 1927    Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez - Activist -  videos
Cesar Chavez Day - Wikipedia
Cesar Chavez - Wikipedia 
March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993, an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962.
Arizona  |  California

born May 31, 1930    Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood born - May 31, 1930 -
Top 10 Clint Eastwood Movies - YouTube
San Francisco, California

born February 27, 1932    Elizabeth Taylor  Elizabeth Taylor, videos
Liz Taylor Memorable Movie Moments - YouTube
Elizabeth Taylor - Wikipedia  
February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011, a British-American actress, businesswoman and humanitarian. She began as a child actress in the early 1940s, and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She continued her career successfully into the 1960s, and remained a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. The American Film Institute named her the seventh greatest female screen legend in 1999.... 
grew up in Los Angels, California (British-born)

born February 12, 1934    Bill Russell
Bill Russell’s career highlighted by a lifetime of fighting for civil rights 2019 ESPYS - YouTube
Bill Russell - Wikipedia 
born February 12, 1934, an American retired professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1956 to 1969. A five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a twelve-time All-Star, he was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA championships during his thirteen-year career.
Louisiana  |  California  |  Civil Rights
ESPYS 2019 Winners: The Complete List E! News
US Women's National Team Wins Best Team 2019 ESPYS - YouTube

ESPY Award - Wikipedia
Sports  2019

August 21, 1935, Los Angels, California  The Swing Era begins with Benny Goodman’s triumphant Palomar Ballroom performance - Aug 21, 1935 -
Benny Goodman At the Palomar Ballroom, Los Angeles Calif 1935 - YouTube
Benny Goodman - Sing Sing Sing from Carnegie Hall 1938, Newsreel footage! - YouTube
Benny Goodman Let's Dance - Don't Be That Way - YouTube
Benny Goodman - Wikipedia  May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986, an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing".
Los Angels, California
Chicago, Illinois  |  Music

born September 30, 1935    Johnny Mathis
Johnny Mathis is born - HISTORY  1935
Johnny Mathis - Chances Are - YouTube

it's not for me to say- johnny mathis - YouTube
Johnny Mathis - Unforgettable - YouTube
Johnny Mathis - Wikipedia  born September 30, 1935, an American singer of popular music.
Texas  |  San Francisco, California

born April 6, 1937    Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard Sings Emotional ‘If I Could Only Fly’ – Rolling Stone  April 6, 2019
merle haggard - are the good times really over Lyrics - YouTube
merle haggard i think i'll just stay here and drink - YouTube

Merle Haggard - Wikipedia 
April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016, an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band the Strangers helped create the Bakersfield sound, which is characterized by the twang of Fender Telecaster and the unique mix with the traditional country steel guitar sound, new vocal harmony styles in which the words are minimal, and a rough edge not heard on the more polished Nashville sound recordings of the same era.
California  |  Music

born November 27, 1940    Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee - Film Actor, Martial Arts Expert, Actor, Television Actor - 
Top 10 Bruce Lee Moments - YouTube
Bruce Lee - IMDb
Bruce Lee - Wikipedia  Lee Jun-fan, Chinese: 李振藩, November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973, known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, martial artist, philosopher, filmmaker, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-Chuen. He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media, and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time, and a pop culture icon of the 20th century. He is often credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films. ...
Bruce Lee dies at age 32 - Jul 20, 1973 -
San Francisco, California  |  Hong Kong

born December 30, 1940    James Burrows
Cheers co-creator and famed TV director James Burrows born - Dec 30, 1940 -
Cheers intro song - YouTube
Cheers compilation (1/2) - YouTube
Cheers compilation (2/2) - YouTube
James Burrows - Wikipedia  born December 30, 1940, sometimes known as Jim Burrows, an American television director who has been working in television since the 1970s. Burrows has directed over 50 television pilots and co-created the long-running television series Cheers.
James Burrows - IMDb
California  |  New York  |  Ohio

born May 14, 1944    George Lucas
George Lucas - IMDb  George Lucas
George Lucas - Wikipedia 
born May 14, 1944, an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, ...

Port Chicago disaster - Jul 17, 1944 -
The Great Port Chicago Explosion - YouTube
Port Chicago disaster - Wikipedia
Port Chicago, California


born September 12, 1944    Barry White
Barry White - Music Producer, Singer -
Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Baby. - YouTube
You Are The First, My Last, My Everything (Barry White) - YouTube
Barry White - Topic - YouTube
Barry White - Wikipedia
  September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003, an American singer, songwriter and composer.
  A three-time
Grammy Award–winner known for his distinctive bass-baritone voice and romantic image, White's greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with The Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring soul, funk, and disco songs such as his two biggest hits, "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" and "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe".

Texas  |  Los Angels, California

born April 16, 1947    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 
April 5, 1984    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar becomes NBA's all-time leading scorer 
Legendary Moments in History: Kareem becomes NBA’s all-time leading scorer -
4-5-84 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lakers) New Scoring King - YouTube
Just How Close Is Lebron To BREAKING The All-Time Scoring Record - YouTube
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Wikipedia 
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.; April 16, 1947) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
New York  |  California 

born July 20, 1947    Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana - Guitarist, Songwriter -

Santana - Soul Sacrifice 1969 Woodstock Live Video HQ - YouTube
Santana - Evil Ways 1969 Woodstock Live Video Sound HQ - YouTube
Santana ~ Black Magic Woman with sensational belly dancer - YouTube
Carlos Santana - Wikipedia
  born July 20, 1947, a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music. The band's sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set against Latin and African rhythms featuring percussion instruments such as timbales and congas not generally heard in rock music. ...
Carlos Santana - Topic - YouTube
Top 10 Carlos Santana Songs - YouTube
Mexico  |  San Francisco, California  |  Music

born December 29, 1947    Ted Danson   
Cheers star Ted Danson born - Dec 29, 1947 -

Ted Danson - IMDb
Cheers intro song - YouTube
Cheers compilation (1-2) - YouTube

California  |  Arizona  |  Connecticut

born August 11, 1950    Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak - Inventor, Engineer, Computer Programmer -
Steve Wozniak - Wikipedia
  Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak, born Stephan Gary Wozniak, August 11, 1950, also nicknamed "The Woz", is an American inventor, electronics engineer, programmer, philanthropist, and technology entrepreneur who co-founded Apple Inc. He is known as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, along with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
  Wozniak single-handedly developed the 1976
Apple I, which was the computer that launched Apple. He primarily designed the 1977 Apple II, known as one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputers, while Jobs oversaw the development of its unusual case and Rod Holt developed the unique power supply.

Steve Wozniak Bio Channel Part 1 of 6 - YouTube 
Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs vs Wozniak HD - YouTube 

born May 26, 1951    Sally Ride
Sally Ride - Astronaut, Physicist, Scientist, Scientist, Educator -
Sally Ride - Wikipedia
  May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012, an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983. Ride was the third woman in space overall, after USSR cosmonauts Valentina Tereshkova (1963) and Svetlana Savitskaya (1982). Ride remains the youngest American astronaut to have traveled to space, having done so at the age of 32.

International Women's Day 2017
  Google Doodle  03/08/2017
National Women's History Month   1  |  23
20 Moms in History Who Changed the Way We Live Today 03/03/2017

Baseball owners allow Dodgers and Giants to move - HISTORY  May 28, 1957
Why did the Dodgers and Giants move to California? - YouTube

Fan reaction to dodgers leaving Brooklyn. - YouTube
New York  >  California

born August 25, 1958    Tim Burton
Tim Burton - IMDb
Tim Burton - Painter, Screenwriter, Producer, Illustrator, Director -
Tim Burton - Wikipedia  born August 25, 1958, an American film director, producer, artist, writer and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic, eccentric and quirky fantasy films such as
Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), the animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), the biographical film Ed Wood (1994), the horror fantasy Sleepy Hollow (1999), and later efforts such as Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Dark Shadows (2012) and Frankenweenie (2012).

born August 21, 1961    Stephen Hillenburg
Stephen Hillenburg - Wikipedia 
August 21, 1961 – November 26, 2018, an American animator, cartoonist, and marine biology teacher. He was the creator of the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–), which he also directed, produced, and wrote. It has gone on to become the fifth longest-running American animated series.
Favorite Lines from Spongebob - YouTube
Spongebob Theme Song (WithLyrics) - YouTube
Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park at Mall Of America Tour & Review - YouTube  Mall of America, Minnesota
SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge Front Seat on-ride HD POV Nickelodeon Universe - YouTube

Stephen Hillenburg - IMDb
Oklahoma  |  California (When he was a year old, his family moved here)
R.I.P.    Stephen Hillenburg    November 26, 2018 
Stephen Hillenburg, Creator Of 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' Has Died At 57 - NPR
'SpongeBob Squarepants' Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies At 57 TODAY - YouTube

born March 27, 1963    Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino - IMDb
Quentin Tarantino - Wikipedia 
born March 27, 1963, an American director, writer, and actor. His films are characterized by nonlinear storylines, satirical subject matter, an aestheticization of violence, extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts consisting of established and lesser-known performers, references to popular culture, soundtracks primarily containing songs and score pieces from the 1960s to the 1980s, and features of neo-noir film.
Tennessee  |  Los Angles, California

born February 18, 1965    Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre - Music Producer, Rapper -
Dr. Dre - Wikipedia 
Andre Romelle Young, born February 18, 1965, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Top 10 Important Albums in Hip Hop History - YouTube

Rapping - Wikipedia
Hip hop music - Wikipedia
N.W.A - Wikipedia
Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time - Acclaimed Music Forums
Top 10 Rappers of the New School - YouTube
Dr. Dre - Still D.R.E. ft. Snoop Dogg - YouTube

Watts Riot begins - Aug 11, 1965 -
1965-Watts Riots - YouTube
Los Angels, California
Civil Rights

Presidents:    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36

“Bullitt” hits the silver screen in Sweden - Dec 19, 1968 -
Bullitt - The Chase (part 1) - YouTube  Part 1 & 2
Bullitt (1968) - IMDb
San Francisco, California
Steve McQueen - Wikipedia   

The Altamont Festival brings the 1960s to a violent end - Dec 06, 1969 -
Altamont Free Concert - Death of Meredith Hunter - YouTube
Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil (Live Altamont, 1969) - YouTube
California  |  Music

13996 180222    born February 22, 1975    Drew Barrymore 
Actress Drew Barrymore born - Feb 22, 1975 -

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Screaming Down The House Michael meets E.T. for the first time - YouTube
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1-10) Movie CLIP - It Was Nothing Like That, Penis Breath! (1982) HD - YouTube
Drew Barrymore - Wikipedia  born February 22, 1975, an American actress, author, director, model and producer. She is a member of the Barrymore family of American stage and film actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. She made her breakout role as a child actress in Steven Spielberg's film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
Drew Barrymore - IMDb

born December 30, 1975    Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods - Golfer -

Tiger Woods - Wikipedia  Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods, born December 30, 1975, an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.

July 23, 1988    Guns N’ Roses, “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
Guns N’ Roses make popular breakthrough with “Sweet Child O’ Mine” - Jul 23, 1988 -

Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine - YouTube
Guns N' Roses - Full Biography -
Guns N' Roses - Topic - YouTube
Los Angels, California

Stealth bomber unveiled - Nov 22, 1988 -  California
Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit - Wikipedia
Here’s why the B-2 Bomber Still One of the Most Feared Aircraft in the Sky - YouTube
10 Most Powerful Weapons of America - YouTube

Riots erupt in Los Angeles - Apr 29, 1992 -
1992 Los Angeles riots - Wikipedia
Los Angeles Riots, 1992 (1) - YouTube
1992 LA RIOTS - YouTube

Camp Fire (2018) - Wikipedia  Nov. 8, 2018 -
California’s most destructive wildfire should not have come as a surprise - Los Angeles Times
Camp Fire Before-and-after images show blaze’s wrath in Paradise -
Here's Why This California Wildfire Is Spreading So Quickly#27f317c611b3
PG&E plunges 21% after disclosing 'electric incident' just before fire  CNBC, 11/14/2018
Pacific Gas and Electric Company - Wikipedia


6511 140629  5 whales, dolphins to watch for off California  -  These seasonal visitors are known for their peculiar markings, and are crowd favorites whenever they're spotted  -  (GrindTV, Peter Thomas, 06/27/2014)

3203 130829  Bay Bridge closure to complicate Labor Day traffic -
San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge - Wikipedia  |  Golden Gate Bridge - Wikipedia  |  file: San_Francisco_Bay_Bridges_map_en.svg
The Top 10 Longest American Bridges Spot On Lists
The Top Ten Longest U.S. Suspension Bridges
Top Ten New York Bridges  |  Bridges and tunnels in New York City - Wikipedia
15 Most Famous Bridges in the World Touropia
Bridge - Wikipedia

2708 130723  San Francisco's famed cable cars -
San Francisco Cable Cars - Bing Images

13307 170922  The famous “four-level” opens in Los Angeles - Sep 22, 1953 -
Stack interchange - Wikipedia
L.A.'s Famous Four-Level Freeway Interchange, 'The Stack,' Turns 58 | KCET  09/22/2011
Top 10 Craziest Intersections - YouTube

Cars  |  California

2971 130809  What are you doing this weekend? Laws Railroad Museum in Bishop -
Laws Railroad Museum

5462 140326  Provo-Orem, Utah, named happiest city in America  (AOL, 03/26/2014)  1. Provo-Orem, UT  2. Boulder, CO  3.  Fort Collins-Loveland, CO  4. Honolulu, HI  5  San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA (out of 189 Cities)    Note: 13. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN
Gallup.Com - Daily News, Polls, Public Opinion on Politics, Economy, Wellbeing, and World

America's happiest cities, 2014  photos (Yahoo Homes, Jennifer Karmon, Spaces, 03/26/2014)

7059 140829  This is America's most iconic road trip -  -  U.S. Route 101 on the West Coast beats Route 66 any day  -  Kade Krichko, 08/29/2014
States & D.C. Info  |  Oregon  |  Washington

California | Sacramento | Los Angeles | San Diego  | San Jose San Francisco | Fresno | Anaheim
Largest Cities in California

6792 140730  Billionaire heiress hopes to make $65 million on Spelling Manor, bought 3 years ago - Yahoo Homes  Jennifer Karmon, Spaces, 07/29/2014
The Manor (Los Angeles) - Wikipedia
Aaron Spelling - Wikipedia
Petra Stunt - Wikipedia

6787 140729  S.F.’s most expensive condo buildings - On The Block  SFGate Emily Landes, 07/29/2014

6717 140722  What $1 million buys you in S.F. - On The Block  SFGate, Emily Landes, 07/22/2014

6385 140617  Reasons not to move to San Francisco - SFGate Blog  
6386 140617  Things all S.F. kids should do before they grow up - The Mommy Files  SF Gates, Amy Graff, 06/06/2014
6512 140629  Selfish, Selfish San Francisco  -  It would be a much better city with twice the population. Instead it's America's largest gated community.  -  (Slate, Reihan Salam, 06/27/2014)
Gated community - Wikipedia

6536 140701  20 San Francisco staycation ideas  SF Gate, Lauren Parvizi, 07/01/2014


California for Beginners | Things to Do in California

Outdoor Sports photos (Dave Koskenmaki)


15721 190801  LOS ANGELES – best events, festivals, fun things to do – August 2019

15725 190803  Summer Events in San Francisco: 2019's 20 Best

July 4th Celebrations in Los Angeles 2014 Los Angeles Travel, Kayte Deioma

6306 140609  Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), formerly known as E3 Media & Business Summit (E3 Expo), Electronic Entertainment Expo, Los Angels (LA), California (CA)
6306 140609  5 Gaming Trends to Watch for at E3  Mashable, Chelsea Stark, 06/08/2014
E3 2014 | Electronic Entertainment Expo - June 10-12, 2014

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) - Wikipedia

5731 140421  White House Easter Egg Roll Highlights 2014 The White House  Washington, D.C.
2014 Pioneer Press Peeps contest winners  04/19/2014  Minnesota
Hunky Jesus Contest San Francisco's Annual Easter Tradition Hits This Sunday (PHOTOS)  (Huffington Post, Aaron Sankin, 04/01/2014)  San Francisco, California
The 2014 Hunky Jesus competition in San Francisco  (SFGate, 04/21/2014)


4841 140124  'Largest swell in decades' pounds Hawaii; California is next  (GrindTV, Pete Thomas, 01/23/2014)
Mavericks Invitational 2013-2014   Mavericks Invitational, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, California
Universal Sports Year-Round Coverage of Olympic Sports & Athletes

US Open of Surfing 2013 Huntington Beach, California
U.S. Open of Surfing - Wikipedia

2695 130729  Huntington Beach riot bike shop workers fought off looters -

6777 140728  2014 Comic-Con International festival - The Washington Post  photos

6769 140727  Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy  (AOL, 07/27/2014)
6747 140725  Comic-Con International 2014 takes off  -  Cosplayers and fans line up for Comic-Con in sunny San Diego  -  (SFGate, 07/25/2014)
Cosplay - Wikipedia
6724 140722 
San Diego Comic-Con, San Diego, California (CA)
San Diego Comic-Con International - Wikipedia
Comic-Con International Facebook
How to Get to Comic-Con 2014 - NBC 7 San Diego  Monica Garske, 07/22/2014

2624 130719  Comic-Con International San Diego, California
Comic-Con 2013 10 Most Anticipated Movies - Music, Celebrity, Artist News  |  Comic-Con gets even bigger and geekier for 2013  (USA Today)
San Diego Comic-Con International - Wikipedia  |  Comic-Con - Wikipedia

8952 150408  Coachella | The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival – Event and visitor information, passes, photo gallery, FAQ, rules, and directions.
Coachella: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio, California (CA)  ( last two weekends in April?)
Drake, AC-DC, and Jack White Set to Headline Coachella 2015 - YouTube
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival - Wikipedia - commonly known simply as Coachella or the Coachella Festival
Coachella 2014 Desert Parallax - YouTube
21 Best Music Festivals of 2015 - Fuse  01/15/2015
The best spring music festivals of 2015 - AXS  03/27/2015
A guide to the season's best music festivals  USA TODAY, 04/06/2015

1531 130425  Jimmy Kimmel Coachella May Be Where Hipster Pretensions Meet Their Maker (VIDEO)        "Funny!"
1461 130413 
Coachella (Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival), Indio, California (CA) 
Coachella 2013: Stone Roses, How to Destroy Angels Storm the Desert  (Rollingstone)
Coachella 2010 - YouTube
Tupac Hologram Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre Perform Coachella Live 2012 - YouTube

100416-0418  Coachella (Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival), Indio, California (CA)  Last weekend of April?
Loews Coronado Bay Surf Dog Competition, San Diego | Fore more info click  1  |  2   100522  May

10799 160131  SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Awards  01/30/2016, LA, California
Home: Screen Actors Guild Awards
Red Carpet Celebrity Interview Videos from the 2016 SAG Awards
SAG Awards 2016 Winners Recap - YouTube
11 OMG Moments From The 2016 SAG Awards - YouTube
22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Entertainment Calendar

8348 150125-0126  Screen Actors Guild Awards SAG Awards (January, February or March) Movie & Primetime TV Performances of the Year  01/25/2015, Los Angels, California
Entertainment Calendar
 |  California
SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Awards (lots of videos) Jan. 27, 2013 on TNT & TBS, LA, California

9546 150627  Deformed mutt is crowned World's Ugliest Dog - Yahoo News  AP, 06/27/2015

6435 140621  Abused pooch named World's Ugliest Dog -  Anna Chan, 06/21/2014
2014 World's Ugliest Dog® Contest Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center  California

2270 130621  June 21, 2013  2013 World's Ugliest Dog® Contest Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center, Petaluma, California,
The Official 2012 World's Ugliest Dog ® Contest video - YouTube
World's Ugliest Dog Contest 2011 Petaluma - YouTube
World's Ugliest Dog Contest - Wikipedia

5935 140509  The 20 new restaurants debuting this year on the Top 100 Restaurant guide  -  Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants guide  (SFGate - Inside Scoop SF, Michael Bauer in Between Meals, featured, Restaurants, Top 100, 05/09/2014)

6637 140712  The best American cities for foodies - Restaurants and Trends -Food-Drink-MSN Living  Conde Nast Traveler
1. New York City, NY, 2. Napa, CA, 3. San Francisco, CA, 4. Charleston, SC, 5. New Orleans, LA, 6. Chicago, IL, 7. Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, 8. Santa Fe, NM, 9. Healdsburg, CA, 10. Boston, MA, 11. Aspen, CO, 12. Las Vegas, NV, 13. Seattle, WA, 14. Newport, RI, 15. Savannah, GA, 16. Austin, TX, 17. Naples, FL, 18. Telluride, CO, 19. (tie) Portland, ME, 19. (tie) San Diego, CA

State Info  |  50 States & DC  |  Eat

Late July  Gilroy Garlic Festival, Gilroy, California (CA) One of largest Food Festivals

More Events
for example, check out this site

15171 190207-0208  Top 10 Best Cities to Visit in USA during Winter - YouTube
1 Los Angeles, California  2 San Juan, Puerto Rico  3 Austin, Texas  4  Orland, Florida  5 Tybee Island, Georgia
6 Phoenix, Arizona  7 Keystone, Colorado  8 Stratton, Vermont  9 Salt Lake City, Utah  10 Santa Fe, New Mexico
50 States & Washington, D.C. +

6786 140729  Apparently the Bay Area has the snobbiest cities - SFGate Blog  Jessica Mullins, 07/29/2014

6643 140712  The 10 Smartest Cities In North America  (Fast Company Co.Exist, Boyd Cohen)
1. Seattle, Washington, 2. (tie) Boston, Massachusetts, 2. (tie) San Francisco, California, 4. Washington D.C., 5. New York, New York, 6. Toronto, Canada, 7, Vancouver, Canada, 8. Portland, Oregon, 9. Chicago, Illinois, 10. Montreal, Canada

State Info  |  50 States & DC

6626 140711  In Pictures: America's Most Relaxed Cities  (Forbes, 11/02/2010) 
1. Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, 2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3. Boston, Massachusetts, 4. Portland, Oregon, 5. Columbus, Ohio, 6. Denver, Colorado, 7. (tie) Seattle, Washington, 7 (tie) Cincinnati, Ohio, 9. Kansas City, Missouri, 10. San Jose, California

Photos: 10 most stressed out cities - 
1. Washington, D.C., 2. New York City, New York, 3. Miami, Florida, 4. San Francisco, California, 5. Jersey City, New Jersey, 6. Oakland, California, 7. Chicago, Illinois, 8. Newark, New Jersey, 9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10. Los Angels, California

State Info

United States National Parks List: Alaska & California (8 National Parks each), Utah (5 National Parks), ...

5708 140419  Global Warming Had Key Role in California Drought, Eastern Cold: Study  (Mashable, Andrew Freeman, 04/18/2014)
4752 140116  California areas brace for water rationing as reservoir levels fall  (LA Times, Bettina Boxall, 01/15/2014)
What does water rationing mean??  (Yahoo Answers)
words: rationing, water consumption, drought
Weather page

5263 140305  Los Angeles Murders and Homicides - The Homicide Report - Los Angeles Times
Homicide Vs. Murder: The Differences
  (Yahoo Voices, Steve Thompson, 10/23/2006)
Homicide: Murder and Manslaughter |

Murder vs. Manslaughter |

15040 181230  California Attorney General: PG&E could face murder charges for wildfires - YouTube
California Wildfire

14973 181128  Businessman gives $1k to students and staff of high school affected by wildfire - YouTube
Businessman Gives $1,000 Checks To Every Student At Paradise High School NPR

14961 181124  California's Camp Fire is nearly contained as 475 people remain unaccounted for - CNN  Nov. 24, 2018
Camp Fire: The Terrifying Science Behind California’s Massive Blaze - WIRED  Nov. 9, 2018
How To Help Victims Of The Camp Fire « CBS Sacramento

14951 181120  Camp Fire 3 startling facts about the California wildfire  USA TODAY
Camp Fire (2018) - Wikipedia
California Camp Fire Death Toll Reaches 81, Fire Authorities Say - NPR  Nov. 20, 2018
Could California's Camp Fire Have Been Avoided? - The Atlantic  A Disaster of Our Own Making  Nov. 20, 2018
14927 181114  PG&E plunges 21% after disclosing 'electric incident' just before fire  CNBC, 11/14/2018
Pacific Gas and Electric Company - Wikipedia

14910 181110  Camp Fire (2018) - Wikipedia  Nov. 8, 2018 -
California’s most destructive wildfire should not have come as a surprise - Los Angeles Times
Camp Fire Before-and-after images show blaze’s wrath in Paradise -
Here's Why This California Wildfire Is Spreading So Quickly#27f317c611b3

6006 140515  San Diego Fire Photos: 'Like a Scene From Armageddon' - Firefighters are trying
to contain flames fueled by brush and trees left brittle by drought  (IB Times, David Sim, 05/15/2014)
Brush Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Cal State University, San Marcos Campus « CBS Los Angeles  05/14/2014
Wildfire - Wikipedia  brush fire
Words: Armageddon  -  Armageddon - Wikipedia  |  Armageddon (1998) - IMDb


6479 140626  Will San Francisco break the fall of the Golden Gate Bridge jumpers? - Yahoo News  Holly Bailey, 06/26/2014
List of suicide sites - Wikipedia

*  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
+  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21
Top 10 Museums in the United States
@ Lissa Poirot: “The Great American Road Trip” ,
AAA Living May/June 2010, Page 27-29 Travel AAA
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