Category Archives: San Francisco

Hiking around East Bay SF: Sibley Volcanic Preserve

What is it about the lure of the danger? Take a walk on the wild side at Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve [6800 Skyline Blvd Oakland, CA 94611]. The drive there is something special to begin with if you take Grizzly … Continue reading

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Hiking around East Bay SF: Kennedy Grove

Park and search through the eucalyptus trees in the big lawn until you stumble upon the trail, Kennedy Grove [6531 San Pablo Dam Road El Sobrante, CA 94803] seemed somewhat of a mystery to me on a foggy day. The … Continue reading

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Hiking around East Bay SF: Sobrante Regional Preserve

A quiet residential park holds an uncommon treasure: a rare strand of Alameda Manzanita trees. The trees remain at Sobrante Regional Preserve [Coach Dr Richmond, CA 94803] because of the fog that spills over the hills and tempers the summer’s … Continue reading

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Hiking around East Bay SF: Tilden Regional Park

A true gem in the East Bay this park has something for everyone. I visited Tilden Regional Park [Wildcat Canyon Rd, Orinda, CA 94563] to take a hike on the Nimitz Way trail. It begins at Inspiration Point, a sight … Continue reading

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Hiking around East Bay SF: Tennessee Valley

Just 20 minutes outside of San Francisco in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is an easy hike filled with natural splendor. The Tennessee Valley Trailhead [591 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941] is 1.7 miles out to the … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter National Park, East Bay SF

Driving around the East Bay, I kept seeing signs for Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park [1414 Harbour Way S #3000, Richmond, CA 94804]. Phewww, that’s a mouthful, but I love WWII history so I was intrigued. … Continue reading

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Eat your way through East Bay San Francisco

Ike’s Place, 2204 Broadway Oakland, CA 94612 (multiple locations) Nothing satisfies like a stellar sandwich, you’ll get that at Ike’s, there is a reason stores have sprouted all over the state of California. Hop on line and try to narrow … Continue reading

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