August, 2019

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Carol A. Jensen

Oakley Through Time

The settlement and development of Oakley is the experience of every pioneer California town. Originally a Native American paradise, this Delta settlement quickly becomes San

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Charlene Nevill

Spirit of Place

The Filbert Steps Revisited If you’ve climbed the world-famous Filbert Steps on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, you may have seen the plaque crediting Grace

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Rich Turner

A Conundrum

“One oil well would eliminate all those wind mills and you could make it look like a tree.” After enjoying the quietude, beauty, and splendor

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Rich Turner

Bound for Glory

California is a garden of Eden, a paradise to live in or to see, but believe it or not, you won’t find it so hot if you ain’t got

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Glenn Stewart

Peregrines in the City

Since the appearance of Peregrines at PG&E we have found nests on the Bay Bridge, on a boat moored near San Francisco Giants Oracle ballpark,

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Rich Turner

Save the Date

By Wednesday, “hump day’ to some, as the glorious weekend looms on the nearing horizon, most of us start thinking about what to do with

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Charlene Nevill

In Plain Sight

THE HEALING POWER OF PLANTS OUTSIDE YOUR DOOR    We think we know them. We’ve seen them in the woods, in gardens and along city

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Rich Turner

Short Takes

THE BEST CAMERA? People often ask me about equipment, favorite lenses, and accessories, but I tend to not focus so much on the hardware as

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James Motlow

Locke in the 1970’s

Editor’s Note: The Locke Foundation presents photography by James D. Motlow from his book, “Bitter Melon”. The exhibition runs now through September 30th at the

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Joanna Jeronimo

Short Takes

Yellow Iris, Levee Road Yellow Iris are an invasive species, but they fly their spring flags so brightly they are a delight to see every

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