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Northern California : These photos were all taken during a two week vacation taken in California in May 2009, during which time we visited the Sonoma and Napa valleys, San Francisco, Yosemite, San Jose, and Monterey. The photos are more or less in chronological order, though the ordering isn't perfect.

Northern California

smcclearn

These photos were all taken during a two week vacation taken in Califo ...

Updated: Mar 08, 2014 12:54pm PST

Fremont, CA and Nearby Areas :

Fremont, CA and Nearby Areas

Alvin Tenpo

Updated: Feb 17, 2014 12:11pm PST

San Diego, California : This is a collection of photos taken in and around San Diego from 2000-2005

San Diego, California

Shawna Huhn Seto

This is a collection of photos taken in and around San Diego from 2000 ...

Updated: Feb 05, 2014 12:58am PST

#18 - MIssion San Luis Rey de Francia : The San Luis Rey Church, completed in 1815, is the only surviving mission church laid out in a cruciform plan. It is 165.5 feet in length and the nave spans 27.5 feet in width by 30 feet in height. A cupola - unique among the California missions - is an octagonal lantern formed of 144 panes of glass. It tops the wooden dome built over the sanctuary in 1829.

#18 - MIssion San Luis Rey de Francia

CasaBlanca

The San Luis Rey Church, completed in 1815, is the only surviving miss ...

Updated: Jan 30, 2014 10:53am PST

Marin Headlands :

Marin Headlands

Alvin Tenpo

Updated: Jan 29, 2014 8:39pm PST

# 2 - San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo : The stunning Carmel church (the seventh Carmel church) was completed and dedicated in 1797. The sandstone for the church was quarried by Indian laborers under the direction of master stonemasons Manuel Esteban Ruiz and Santiago Ruiz. The walls are five feet thick at the base.

# 2 - San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo

CasaBlanca

The stunning Carmel church (the seventh Carmel church) was completed a ...

Updated: Jan 10, 2014 8:15pm PST

L.A. Scene : Shots from Los Angeles, CA

L.A. Scene

Alvin Tenpo

Shots from Los Angeles, CA

Updated: Jan 05, 2014 11:51am PST

Arlington West : Every Sunday morning, volunteers from Veterans for Peace (Santa Barbara) show the tragedy of Iraq war through "Arlington West" (a small white cross for every soldier killed). In January 2007, they decided to limit the number of crosses to 3,000 even if the number increases almost every day.

http://www.veteransforpeace.org/Arlington_west_121003.htm

Every Saturday (since October 2002), there has been a Peace March in Santa Barbara. They are organized under a coalition of groups: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation <www.wagingpeace.org> and Not in Our Name <www.nion-sb.org>

Arlington West

Christine Bourgeois

Every Sunday morning, volunteers from Veterans for Peace (Santa Barbar ...

Updated: Dec 19, 2013 9:15pm PST

Lake Tahoe :

Lake Tahoe

bryanbrazil

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 11:51am PST

# 9 - San Buenaventura Mission : Easter Sunday, March 31, 1782, Father Serra raised a cross and celebrated Mass to found his ninth and his final mission on the beach of the Santa Barbara Channel.

# 9 - San Buenaventura Mission

CasaBlanca

Easter Sunday, March 31, 1782, Father Serra raised a cross and celebra ...

Updated: Oct 25, 2013 11:39pm PST