Picture/Photo: Municipal marina, Vallejo. San Pablo Bay, California, USA
Municipal marina, Vallejo. San Pablo Bay, California, USA,Part of gallery of color pictures of California by professional photographer QT Luong, available as prints or for licensing.
America's Quirkiest Towns
Paul Stone loves the colorful locals he sees on Boulder, CO’s downtown plaza, the no-cars-allowed Pearl Street Mall. “There’s even one very flexible man,” says the real estate agent, “who is about six feet tall, but can fold himself into a little box.”Home to street performers, students, and spandex-clad athletes, “Boulder attracts a wide variety of people who live together in harmony,” says Stone. That double-jointed blend is probably why the Colorado mountain town also made the top 20 for…
California Historical Landmark #7: Bear Flag Monument in Sonoma Plaza
This monument commemorates the raising of the Bear Flag on this spot June 14, 1846 by the Bear Flag Party and their declaration of the freedom of California from Mexican rule.