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By Don Young, Marge Young, Marjorie Young

Exploring the attractions of southern California, this consultant exhibits the reader the place to soak up a three-hitter, rollerblade the boardwalks, browse at paintings fairs and sportfish. a different part covers daytrips around the border into Mexico, with pointers on crossing the border, customs and defense.

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Adventure Guide to Southern California

Exploring the points of interest of southern California, this consultant exhibits the reader the place to absorb a 3-hitter, rollerblade the boardwalks, browse at paintings fairs and sportfish. a distinct part covers daytrips around the border into Mexico, with tips about crossing the border, customs and safeguard.

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In 1768, aware of its interest in Alaska and alarmed by the possibility that Russia might advance southward into California, King Charles of Spain directed that the region be colonized and that its inhabitants be converted to Christianity. King Charles' fears were well founded, for the Russians established a fort on the north-central coast of California some 75 miles south of present-day Mendocino. Fort Ross State Park is a popular tourist attraction today. As a result of King Charles' directive, Father Junipero Serra moved into Alta California (Upper California, as opposed to Baja or Lower California) to establish the first Spanish mission in 1769.

310/548-7618, occupies the former Municipal Ferry Building. It contains some 300 ship models, including a 21-foot scale model of the Queen Mary and an 18-foot scale model of the Titanic. , 310/548-7562, features 38 seawater aquariums full of southern California marine life. Multimedia shows, seasonal special events, grunion programs and whale-watching tours are offered. There is a Marine Mammal Care Center at 3601 S. , 310/ 548-5677. For further information, contact San Pedro Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 390 W.

In the Discovery Center, there are topographic maps of Israel and the Near East, as well as large color photos of archaeological sites. By moving magnetized icons over the maps, visitors can trace the movement of peoples and natural resources throughout the region. A short program on laser disc explores the different reasons people have been interested in ancient Israel over the centuries. An affiliate of Hebrew Union College, the facility includes a 350-seat auditorium and a restaurant, Zeidler's.

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