Banana slugs are slimy, shell-less mollusks that can grow to be longer than nine inches and come in a variety of shades of yellow.
California Modern Architecture strives to integrate interior and exterior spaces. Look for floor-to-ceiling windows, some of which swing wide open to literally remove the boundary between inside and out.
In the face of great social skepticism, Mr. Hallidie raised the funds to build a cable line on Clay Street between Leavenworth and Kearny and on August 1, 1873 took the terrifying first ride down the hill.
The Santa Rosa Plum is renowned for its delicate, tart, ruby red skin and its firm, yet juicy flesh that swims with sweetness.
In 1952, twenty-two year old Don Christopher devoted a 10-acre plot of land to garlic, introducing commercial production of the pant to California.
This Friday, I’m kicking off a series of blog posts about all the odd and wonderful bits of California trivia that I have found over the years.