Browsing: California

California Photographers flock to the tree-lined garden path at Ironstone Vineyards in Calaveras County

Calaveras County: A Place for all Seasons

Updated August 25, 2023. Story and Photos by Lee Daley.  When it comes to year-round activity, Calaveras County, a 2.5-hour drive from anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area, has it all. Truly a place for all seasons, this is…

Art and Architecture Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay view from Presideo Tunnel Tops. Take the Park's Cliff Walk for stunning views and for the new mural exhibit on show.

New Mural Exhibit at Presidio Tunnel Tops

Story and Photos by Lee Daley New adventures await at the San Francisco Presidio Tunnel Tops Park with a recent large-scale mural installation of creatures like coyotes, monarch butterflies and colorful exotic birds.The exhibit is now on show at the…

CA Rancho Nicasio concert with The Flatlanders, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Butch Hancock, country rock.

Traveling the Road with Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Story and Photos by Lee Daley. I first ran into Jimmie Dale Gilmore while on a writing assignment in Cambridge, MA, when a friend excitedly told me the singer, composer and guitarist was performing that evening at a local blues…

Art and Architecture The magnificent Mendocino County Coast taken from the Little River inn, California.

Indulge in a Getaway to Mendocino County.

Story and Photos by Lee Daley Now is the time to indulge in a getaway to Mendocino County. It’s all there, breathtaking beauty, surf, sand, a rocky coastline, world-class botanical gardens, and an oceanfront artistic village. A destination worth flying…

California Redwood Room with Klimt Paintings at The Clift

The Redwood Room in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Redwood Room at the Clift. Welcome to the Redwood Room—an unforgettable San Francisco destination just steps away from downtown Union Square. Whether at the bar, crafted from an 800-year-old redwood tree. or seated in the extended seating area…

California Golden Gate bridge view, Limewood Bar and Restaurant

Celebrate Holidays in the Hills at Claremont Club & Spa

By Lee Daley Claremont Club & Spa: Create memories to treasure with a celebration of this year’s Holidays in the Hills at the Berkeley-based Limewood Bar and Restaurant’s outdoor dining deck. Here is where you’ll find stunning sunset views of…