If you would like a good summary of Pinnacles National Park, check out this article in SFGATE.
Mustard blossoms at Almaden Meadows Park in South San Jose were a must-see stop for The Flower Photographer of Silicon Valley, Glenn Franco Simmons. On a leisurely weekend ride with his lovely wife a few years ago, Glenn saw these beautiful blossoms that have not yet returned to the amount seen in this photo. Hopefully, 2017 will yield another bumper crop of mustard blossoms the Valley of Heart’s Delight (Silicon Valley’s more romantic moniker that many have forgotten).
Waves crash onto rocks as water rushes in the narrow opening at Hidden Beach at Point Lobos on the Big Sur Coast of California. Point Lobos is close to Carmel-by-the-Sea.