. . . freeways are a way of life
. . . you need a calendar to know the season
. . . all your faults are buried underground
California has its own view of the world. Look through that lens and learn 101 quintessential people, places, events, eats, and traditions that help form the personality of the Golden State. You'll find out where to flash back to the Summer of Love, how to make a ten-minute journey to another country, and why the state proclaims itself the barbecue capital of the world. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a born-and-bred native, this book will make you smile as you discover what it really means to be in California.
About the Author
Saul Rubin, a veteran California journalist, has covered everything from major disasters to the state's quirky culture. He lives in the Los Angeles area and teaches journalism at Santa Monica College.