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May 7, 2019

Albion River Bridge 75th anniversary!

For centuries, timber trestle bridges served communities all over the world, the US and even right here in the early days of California. Until the early 20th century, these mostly railroad bridges transported logs and
April 28, 2019
A World of Rhododendrons

A World of Rhododendrons

There are more than 1,000 species of Rhododendrons found in the world, plus thousands of cultivated varieties. Rhododendrons fill the towns and forests on the Mendocino Coast with color from January to June. At Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens you can find exotic and rare species as well as cultivars of many sizes, shapes, and hues along winding forested trails.
April 28, 2019
Glamping in Mendocino CA

Happy Glampers

More and more Mendocino County campers are catching on to the recent trend in “glamping,” an enhanced camping experience that strives to combine the love of the outdoors and the classic camping experience with some of the finer comforts of home. The only caveat for planning your dream glampout? Call ahead! These sites often fill up far in advance.
April 28, 2019
Mendocino Music Festival 2019

2019 Mendocino Music Festival

his year’s Mendocino Music Festival has a spectacular line-up of concerts with music to suit nearly every taste. Classical and jazz events are interspersed throughout the two-week time frame. Sweet Honey in the Rock® is a Grammy Award-winning group of African American women whose a cappella spirituals and gospel music preserves the African American traditions while addressing the critical issues of our time.
April 28, 2019
Marine Science Discovery Center 2019

New Marine Science Center Facility.

Does viewing the country’s largest Killer Whale skeleton sound exciting? How about being surrounded by a virtual kelp forest inside a geodesic dome? Making marine art, listening to a lecture about ocean edibles, or finding out how a 3D scanner/printer works? If these sound like fun, you’re in luck. You can do all this and more at the Noyo Center for Marine Science’s new Discovery Center, downtown in Fort Bragg.
April 28, 2019

Gone Fishin’

Most people only dream about life on the rolling sea. But at Fort Bragg’s Noyo Harbor, a number of fishing companies offer a variety of ways for people to interact with the mighty Pacific, whether watching whales, enjoying the freshest-caught fish sold direct from the harbor, or spending an afternoon or a whole day trying to land a salmon or a mini-school of rockfish for dinner.