Steinbeck Country – Salinas

For every kid educated in California, Steinbeck Country is probably familiar territory. I think that also plays a big part of why I am so fascinated with the Monterey Bay area.This region is the most historically-rich region of our state in addition to probably being the most beautiful. See more of my Monterey Bay pictures.

The San Andreas

Last Monday I left home around 5:30 a.m. in order to avoid most of the L.A. Monday morning traffic. My first stop was at Mission San Miguel. I immediately recognized this California Mission as the one that was damaged by the big Paso Robles earthquake two years ago. Mission San Miguel wasn’t open due to …