CRESCENT CITY, Calif. (AP) - A barnacle-covered fishing boat that washed ashore this month in Crescent City, Calif., has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan to reach California's shores.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - We had been traveling for hours - six by plane from Philadelphia to San Francisco, then nearly four more in a car through city, suburbs, farmland and forest - when we glimpsed our reward from a turnout in the mountain road.
NAPA (AP) - Love the lush and lovely Napa Valley but hate how expensive it can be? You're not the first. In the late 19th century, writer Robert Louis Stevenson moved his honeymoon to the rustic but free setting of an abandoned mining camp when the $10-a-week going rate for Calistoga hotels proved too much for his slender purse.
Gene Roberts' ambition in life was to be a servant of God. This came from his mother's guiding hand in raising Gene to love and respect all people as creatures of God. In 1966 he found this fulfillment enrolling in the Baha'i Faith in Manteca. Gene loved to tell people about Baha'u'llah, (His title means "The Glory of God") the Prophet Founder of the Baha'i Faith. He appreciated the Baha'i teachings about the oneness of all mankind, the basic relationship of all the world's great religions to each other, and the fact they ...