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My Valentine’s Day Love Letters to Califia

My Valentine’s Day Love Letters to Califia

My long love affair with Califia is well known to many of you.

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The Russian Incursion into California: Fort Ross

The Russian Incursion into California: Fort Ross

There was a time in the early history of California when Russia might have been destined to play a much larger role in the state’s history. In its quest for furs, the Russians established a North American beachhead at Sitka, Alaska, at the dawn of the 19th century.

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Northern California’s Top Museums

Northern California’s Top Museums

The great museums of Northern California have two new enticements begging for your attention. The newly reopened SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has been rebuilt to accommodate the donated Fisher Collection, with its many modern masterpieces. And the new BAMPFA Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, in Berkeley, sparkles with innovation.

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John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row Legacy in California

John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row Legacy in California

Author John Steinbeck, if he were alive today and thinking back on his novel Cannery Row, would appreciate the irony that the sardines have had quixotic ups and downs in their population levels off his beloved Monterey Bay in California.

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Lee Foster’s November 2013 Articles as San Francisco Expert for Answers.com

Lee Foster’s November 2013 Articles as San Francisco Expert for Answers.com

One of my favorite San Francisco articles for Answers.com in November was about San Francisco 49ers Football. The team ended the regulation seasons with a shot at the playoffs. I witnessed the final regulation game at Candlestick Park, soon to be replaced with the new Levi Stadium in Santa Clara.

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San Francisco’s 49 Mile Drive

San Francisco’s 49 Mile Drive

San Francisco’s 49 Mile Drive takes a visitor or local near most of the major attractions of the City. The drive also introduces some hidden gems that are totally unexpected. You can complete the route in about four hours, but allow more time if you want to make stops.

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Northern California Travel: The Best Options

Northern California Travel: The Best Options

Lee Foster’s new travel guide book is Northern California Travel:The Best Options, celebrating the 30 top travel trip ideas for the territory, which extends from Oregon to Death Valley on the East, and Oregon to Big Sur on the West.

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Northern California Travel Itineraries

Northern California Travel Itineraries

As you peruse the bountiful travel options in the Golden State, the question arises: just what are the best things to do and see at each of the major travel destinations in Northern California?

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California’s Three Superlative Trees

California’s Three Superlative Trees

In California you can meet the tallest, the most massive, and the oldest living things on earth. All these living things happen to be trees.

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