Monthly Archives: January 2018

Alviso Marina County Park and Alviso Slough Trail

Recently an idea occurred to me to combine two hikes in one, via a visit to Alviso Marina County Park and Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The National Wildlife Refuge was created in 1974 as the nation’s … Continue reading

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Santa Clara County Parks PixInPark Challenge: Harvey Bear Ranch

At least since 2014 Santa Clara County Parks has hosted an annual trails challenge to encourage the public to visit parks and open spaces for healthy outdoor activities.  Although I have been intermittent in my participation in this particular program, … Continue reading

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2018 National Figure Skating Championships, San Jose

The 2018 National Figure Skating Championships were recently held in San Jose, California.  It was the third time that Nationals had been held in San Jose, with previous events hosted in 1996 and 2012.  For Bay Area figure skaters and … Continue reading

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