Hidden history

In the past I’ve come across quite a few Indian grinding rocks within hiking distance of my house, as well as some a bit farther away; the ones on both sides of the American River near the Lake Natoma Crossing come to mind. But I was really surprised when I recently discovered a couple of holes even closer to where […]

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The Adventure Continues… Trees

There are so many amazing and beautiful trees in California, I suspect they could form the basis of an entire series on their own! In this episode of California’s Gold, Huell visits three very special trees in Southern California. As I started watching this video, I may have felt slightly disappointed that Northern California wasn’t represented — but by the […]

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Amgen Tour of California 2019

I don’t get to stand by the roadside for every Tour of California, but I definitely try! This year, May has been extremely busy with so many things going on that the Big Guy just didn’t have the energy to watch the race other than on television; so I decided I might as well try to go by myself. But […]

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UC Davis Arboretum

On my way back from spending three days in Clear Lake last week, I couldn’t resist making a stop at the UC Davis Arboretum. I had never been there before, and it wasn’t too much out of my way; so even though I was tired and looking forward to getting home it wasn’t long before I was parking in a […]

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