The California Firefighters Memorial in Capitol Park consists of three parts — a Memorial Wall and two bronze statues. The wall contains the names of more than 13,000 firefighters who died in the line of duty since 1850, when California became a state. While the site was dedicated in 1995, it wasn’t until April 2002 that the memorial was finally unveiled. […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week: Lines can either be straight or crooked. Angles and lines can be connected together which will give us angles. Sometimes you might just find a lot of angles. Top of the pyramid, San Francisco Golden 1 Center, Sacramento: Bastion stairs, Sutter’s Fort
The Daily Press Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of September 27, 2017. Use a window to frame your shot. Show us what you see out the window from the place where you usually blog, use a window to give structure to your photo, or make a window itself your subject.
You may have heard that oil wells are a Southern California thing, and the discovery of gold happened in the foothills of Northern California. Well, in this episode of California’s Gold we learn that just the opposite is true! The fact is that gold was first discovered on a quiet little rancho just north of Los Angeles; and the location […]
The outside of the California State Capitol building is impressive, but the inside is pretty cool too. I was standing on the second floor beneath the rotunda when I took these pictures.