Monthly Archives: February 2015

San Benito County

San Benito County might be the prettiest county nobody ever goes to. Somehow, San Benito County is one of those rare coastal counties you can almost entirely avoid on any drive between San Francisco and Los Angeles. ¬†Few people live … Continue reading

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Sierra Steppe (and Yosemite)

One geographical feature of California that has always fascinated me: the Sierra Steppe. As far as I know, there is no accepted name for the large expanse of grassland between the Central Valley and the Sierra Foothills. ¬†Perhaps it exists … Continue reading

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