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Harpin' Boontling [Boonville Language]     View
Several dozen words and phrases from a vanishing dialect that originated in the 1800s in the northern California farming and logging community of Boonville in the Anderson Valley. Includes an audio clip of spoken Boontling, a glossary, and a short st ...

Visit Petaluma     View
Visitor information about this Northern California community that "has gone from being one of California's largest cities (1860's) to the World's Egg Basket (early 1900's) to the World's Wristwrestling Capital and home of the Largest Outdoor Qui ...

Marin County Historical Society     View
This site contains photographs, brief articles, and information about the history of Marin County, California. It also includes summaries of publications by the society, answers to commonly asked questions about Marin, and a form to submit a question ...

Napa Valley Vintners Association     View
This site from "a nonprofit regional trade association with an active membership of more than 220 wineries" features a brief history of wine in California's Napa Valley; information about wine making, varietals, terrain, and climate; and li ...

Project Censored     View
This media research project "compiles an annual list of 25 news stories of social significance that have been overlooked, under-reported or self-censored by the country's major national news media"; the lists are published in a newsletter, ...

Jumpers: The Fatal Grandeur of the Golden Gate Bridge     View
This article from 2003 provides information about people committing suicide by jumping from this bridge between San Francisco and Marin County, and about the controversy over constructing a physical barrier to prevent such suicides. From The New York ...

San Francisco Bay Area Climate Pages     View
Provides data for several cities in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma counties. There are tables with several decades' worth of data on precipitation and temperature, and links t ...     View
Information about wineries, wine trails, lodging, restaurants, events, and other attractions in the California wine regions of Mendocino, Monterey, Napa Valley, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma.

101 Things to Do: Your Multimedia Travel Source for California, Oregon and South Carolina     View
This group of tourist guides includes regional and town maps, lodging and dining guides, events calendars, goods and services directories, and articles for Northern California counties, western Oregon, and part of South Carolina.     View
Wine tasting notes from non-experts who "have found that many people feel more comfortable choosing a wine when a friend (or even a stranger at the supermarket) offers a recommendation." Wines reviewed come mostly from Northern California's ...



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