How the 8 Most Intriguing California Ghost Towns Started

It’s right out of a Steven King novel: Crazed prospectors scramble to find wealth at the latest gold-mine hotspot, settle in a quiet nearby town and make its population explode almost overnight – only to abandon the new territory once the gold runs out.

Prevent Boredom by Switching-up Your Go-to Beach with these 8 best So Cal Beaches

Refresh your family by visiting a new beach! Swap-out your regular beach hang for one of these best 8 in Southern California.