What About Placerville?

Placerville California is a cute little mountain town about 45 miles east of Sacramento and 60 miles from South Lake Tahoe on Hwy 50. This is the famous gold country…

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Retire in Pleasanton California

Pleasanton is so much more than pleasant!  About 40 miles south east of San Francisco, Pleasanton California enjoys warmer weather than the foggy city by the bay.  The downtown is just plain…

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Retire in Orinda, California

We spend a lot of time in the Bay area and would love to retire in Orinda, California.  It is located just east of the mountains from the San Francisco…

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Wine Country California

Napa and Sonoma Valleys are wine lover's heaven.   With 100,000 acres of land dedicated to the vine, if you can't find a bottle you like - you just aren't looking!  …

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Growing up in San Diego

I have really fond memories of growing up in California.  We moved from Detroit Michigan in 1950 when I was four years old.    My grandparents had already made the move the…

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