A pair of rotund nuclear reactors near San Onofre, Calif. They're so perky.
The kids nicknamed it "the canner." I call it a fruit picker, and I first saw one when I was about 7 years old. It was in a wild cactus and fruit garden kept by an old Mexican American who tended several acres of fertile dirt in the middle of what turned into inner-city Richmond, [...]
In the northern corner of San Diego County where the earth is scorching dry and giant, polished boulders shoot out of the mountain sides like they were spit from a volcano hundreds of miles away, there is a water park named for the late Lawrence Welk. It's only in a place like this that a [...]