Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
In recent decades there rightly has been critical reexamination of the legacy of Columbus and the European explorers who followedRead more.
October 12, 2017
Two Californias: Together We Rise (Succeed), Divided We Fall (Fail)
In many ways, the two Californias reflect larger-scale divisions that have become apparent across our nation in recent years. RegardlessRead more.
October 10, 2017
Finding California’s Geographic Center
Where is the geographic center of this strangely-shaped state? This geographic trivia has been debated for decades in California.Read more.
October 6, 2017
New Technologies Help Us Understand Seismic Risks
Chapter 3 of Rediscovering the Golden State covers our modern geologic features, including a survey of the state’s major faultsRead more.
October 4, 2017
“Place is security, space is freedom.”
This quote from Tuan’s work “Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience,” is perhaps more relevant today than it wasRead more.
May 12, 2017
China Camp – Ethnic Communities
China Camp is a State Historic Park on San Pablo Bay just north of San Francisco. The park provides aRead more.
January 12, 2013