Johnson is king of California
FONTANA, Calif. - Jimmie Johnson is back in control of NASCAR's Chase for the championship. The three-time defending Sprint Cup champion easily pulled away from Jeff Gordon following a restart with three laps left to win the Pepsi 500 on Sunday at Auto Club Speedway for his fifth victory of the year and 45th overall.
Dogs dominate California
People like to see the home run and the Georgia softball team gave the crowd an eyeful Friday.
Silva: California drinking: First installment
It's true what they say about California. The streets are paved with gold, and everyone is in the movies.
The California Rte. 1 south drive from Monterey to Morro Bay is a 123-mile, six-hour trip along the Pacific coastline. Before heading south out of Monterey on Rte. 1, visit the Royal Presidio Chapel, Monterey State Historic Park, Custom House, Casa Soberanes, Larkin House, Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row, home of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. A few miles south of Monterey, stop in Carmel-by-the-Sea to visit the Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo, founded in 1770; the Tor House, home of poet Robinson Jeffers; and Carmel River State Beach.