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Los Angeles, California

Kendall Alley

A cobblestone alley with an interesting past.
Daly City, California

Colma Necropolis

A vast city of the dead, where the deceased outnumber the living by more than a million.
Los Angeles, California

UCLA Meteorite Collection

What began with a single, 357-pound chunk of the Canyon Diablo meteorite is now an impressive collection. .
Los Angeles, California

Heritage Square Museum

Beautiful Victorian buildings from L.A.'s forgotten architectural past.
Calistoga, California

California's Old Faithful

California's own majestic geyser is powered by a subterranean volcano.
California City, California

Lake Shore Inn

Abandoned hotel with adjacent lake and golf course.
Sonoma, California

Location of the Microsoft Windows XP Default Wallpaper

The unedited photograph called "Bliss" has graced the screens of over a billion computers.
Marshall, California

The Marconi Hotel

Built by the inventor of the radio, this abandoned hotel has housed early radio employees, military men, and a dangerous cult.
Inyo County, California

Teakettle Junction

Travelers leave tea kettles in a remote part of Death Valley as part of a mysterious, decades-old tradition.
San Francisco, California

The First Sea-Punk Mural

Art from the latest counter-culture; kids who dye their hair blue and believe the future will be a post-apocalyptic water world.
Old Station, California

Painted Dunes

The sunset-colored dunes of volcanic ash make taking a poor photo impossible.
San Francisco, California

Bohemian Club

Longtime headquarters of controversial boys' club for the world's wealthiest and most powerful.
San Francisco, California

The "Center" of San Francisco Monument

Adolph Sutro's little-known, geographically inaccurate, deprecated monument.
San Francisco, California

The Tenderloin Museum

A walk down memory lane in the heart of one of San Francisco's most notorious neighborhoods.
San Diego, California

Fallen Star

This little blue house pokes out over the campus of UC San Diego, seven stories high.
Benicia, California

Suisun Bay Ghost Fleet

The rusting remains of the largest assembled WWII fleet on the West Coast.
Joshua Tree, California

Krblin Jihn Kabin

While exploring the desert, you can stop by the home of a fictional heretic.
Los Angeles, California

Tom Mankiewicz Conservation Carousel

A carousel trades in its classic horses and calliope for endangered species, native flora and fauna, and a modern soundtrack.
Sebastopol, California

California Carnivores

Nursery with extensive collection of flesh-eating plants operated by the author of "The Savage Garden."
Los Angeles, California

Venice Beach House

Two men, two visionaries of Venice Beach, one little hotel that smells like cookies.
Newark, California

Salt Ponds of San Francisco Bay

From the sky, a kaleidoscope of color brightens the grey landscape of the San Francisco Bay.
Los Angeles, California

Old Warner Bros. Theatre Inside Downtown Jewelry Exchange

The beautiful 1920 Pantages Theatre remains hidden just underneath the LA Downtown Jewelry Exchange.
Los Angeles, California

Great Wall of Los Angeles

One of the world's longest murals depicts the history of diversity in Los Angeles.
Isla Vista, California

AlloSphere

360-degree virtual reality chamber physically immerses scientists into their data.