Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently signed an executive order
committing California to the world's most ambitious program for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently signed an executive order committing California to the world's most ambitious program for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions [...]
If you only have a day in … Carlsbad: flower fields, ocean breezes, and California ambience await visitors
Carlsbad is a what's-not-to-like kind of place. First of all, it's on the Pacific Ocean, a real plus in my book. Then there's the weather, which seldom drops below 50 degrees or rises above 80 [...]
In California, currents converge and cut new streams. Asian Pacific sensibilities permeate California's landscape from one end to the other, in its major cities--San Francisco [...]
Beach town classics: check out vintage California style
in the Central Coast's Pismo Beach and newly revived Avila Beach - Travel and Recreation
It's morning at Avila Beach, and the sounds of the sea provide the day's first impressions. In the silence between the rhythmic plunging of waves onto the beach, the calls of shorebirds and the barks of sea lions drift across San Luis Obispo Bay [...]
Mixed messages: is California driving away businesses or setting an example for other states?
OVER THE PAST TWO years, some California businesses have risen in revolt. Complaining that state regulations and high utility prices make doing business so expensive that [...]
Windsurfing - Humble Beginnings
Unlike the past of many other popular sports that have roots that often go back to ancient history, the story of windsurfing is mostly recent and filled with litigation [...]
The Window of Opportunity for San Diego Homebuyers Quickly Disappearing.
San Diego is one of the hardest hit markets during the sub-prime meltdown, resulting in a large number of foreclosed properties. The consumers purchasing these homes in many instances have received up to a 30 percent discount from the peak of the market in 2004 [...]
What Was the First Chili Recipe?
The answer could depend on how you define "chili". For this article, I am defining chili as "any stew made with significant amounts of chiles". The Americanized recipe consisted of dried beef, suet, dried chile peppers, and salt, which were pounded together and left to dry into bricks [...]
Where Are the Best Interior Design Schools?
Any serious student who wants to pursue a career in interior design has the same question -- where are the best interior design schools? In the past, you were only limited to attend schools by physical location. However, some of the best schools these days exist on the Internet [...]
Orange County Foreclosure Search
Orange County in Southern California is made up of a collection of beautiful coastal towns surrounded by rolling hills and a lush landscape. Many people strive to achieve the relaxing and easy-going lifestyle that is synonymous with the West Coast [...]