22 things to do on Fourth of July 2022 in Southern California – Orange County Register

Fourth of July celebrations in Southern California are returning to their traditional, in-person formats this year. Here are 22 Independence Day-related events taking place around the region. Events are on July 4 unless noted. LOS ANGELES COUNTY AmericaFest Celebration at the Rose Bowl: The 96th annual Independence Day celebration will feature a 30-minute performance by … Read more

Harry Gesner, Architect of Soaring California Style, Dies at 97

Harry Gesner, the dashing, surf-loving architect whose soaring designs celebrated California’s dramatic landscape in houses that straddled canyons, perched over beaches and cantilevered from cliffs, died on June 10 at his home in Malibu, Calif., A whorl of a place called the Sandcastle. He was 97. The cause was complications of cancer, said Casey Dolan, … Read more

Things to do in Northern California this weekend

From daytime adventures to nightlife, here’s what Northern California’s got planned for your first weekend in June. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If monster trucks, brunch, or a Filipino fiesta sounds fun to you, then it goes to show there’s something for everyone this weekend in Northern California. The weekend weather will be cooling down, reaching highs … Read more

California County That Took 50 Years To Approve Subdivision Bans New Airbnbs

Last week, Marin County, California, passed an emergency 45-day moratorium on new short-term rentals in the western parts of the county to address its pressing housing supply and affordability crises. Officials have expressed the hope that pumping the brakes on new Airbnb listings will preserve some of the area’s limited housing stock for native renters … Read more

California College of the Arts bids farewell to Oakland

A hundred years after the California College of Arts and Crafts made a leafy spot in North Oakland its home, students, faculty and alumni bade farewell Friday to the campus, which has relocated in recent years to a more spacious campus in San Francisco’s Mission Bay. The closure of the historic Oakland campus, which sits … Read more

A native Santa Clara Valley activist is touring California to give meals to farmworkers, immigrants

SAN JOSE – Flor Martinez knows what it’s like to grow up in a family where a trip to the movie theater is as much of a luxury as going to Disneyland. As an undocumented Mexican immigrant who came to America at age 3, she remembers her family relying on the kindness of strangers for … Read more

CDFW News | May 2022 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

All calendar items are subject to change as we navigate the changing conditions and guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to adhere to all current safety protocols. For information on how to get vaccinated in California, please visit myturn.ca.gov. Wildlife areas, ecological reserves and other properties may be closed due to wildfires or … Read more