Archive for San Gabriel

The San Gabriel Mission

Nov 04, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Some of the most visited historical sites in California are the old Spanish missions that dot the Pacific coast line.
With a total of 21 different missions, the closest one to the Los Angeles area [...]

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Colorful Wildflowers are blooming in Antelope Valley

Apr 15, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Recently I was on facebook looking at my homepage, when I saw some of the most fantastic shots of the California Wildflowers I had ever seen. From that point my mission was clear–I just had [...]

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The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse where History meets the Arts

Nov 03, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Completed in 1927, and modeled after the Mission San Antonio de Padua, the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse was built by poet, Los Angeles Times columnist, and Democratic Congressman from California, John Steven McGroarty, with the [...]

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