me art cars sport unique paint jobs, while others have altered bodies thanks to welding, soldering and gluing of items to the exterior.
The leathery trunks, long silver-grey leaves, and slightly medicinal scent of the eucalyptus have become hallmarks of Northern California.
When leopard sharks are seen cruising a former cow pasture or a bald eagle dives down to pluck a fat fish from a former dump site, environmentalists are inclined to feel optimistic.
From Petaluma to Point Reyes, Northern California Cheese shops have more artisanal cheese products than anywhere else in the country.
A tourist trade has risen up around Northern California chocolate from Monterey to Sonoma.
North of the Golden Gate, in the hills and wetlands stretching up along the coast, is a spattering of abandoned bunkers and secret tunnels dating back to 1893.