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From the Davenport area you can view the annual southern migration of the California gray whale. The gray whale spends ... [Read more]

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Robert Howden's Ben Lomond home was his castle, and his stone castle was his home.

He called himself an "everyday Scotsman," but his burning desire was to live in a castle. He did. He built it himself. He selected a beautiful bend on the San Lorenzo River in Ben Lomond, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Howden's Castle by Margaret Koch