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Historic mine country.


San Jose photographer Andrew P. Hill and Carrie Stevens Walter from the San Jose Woman’s Club were instrumental in the original protection of Big Basin at the turn of the previous century, and it became California's first State Park in …


For Valentine's Day 2024, a romantic day trip on the Peninsula can include a historic estate, gardens and parks, San Francisco Bay waterfront views and world-class wines.


Fifteen miles of Peninsula pretty.


A visit to the Cowell-Purisima Beach Coastal Trail and the Harley Farms Goat Dairy, with a nice Cantina lunch and wine tasting at Sante Arcangeli Family Wines.


When we think of wineries near the Bay Area, Napa and Sonoma tend to dominate the conversation. But did you know that there are wineries producing world-class wine in the Santa Cruz Mountains?


The Fungus Fair celebrates its 50th, this year at the London Nelson Center in Downtown Santa Cruz, as mushrooms seem to pop up everywhere.


Discover the religious history of the Rancho San Antonio County Park & Open Space Preserve area, including Maryknoll and St. Joseph’s College.


The rebirth of our guide to the great outdoors is featured on California Local.


Outdoor fun meets citizen science in the annual birdwatching festival under California’s Pacific Flyway.

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