I used to wonder why someone would live in a city so prone to quakes, and then I went there. Now I’m hooked--quakes, what quakes??
With too much to see and do, even on a long weekend, here are some of my favorite areas and neighborhoods.
CHINATOWN, centering on Grant Avenue, is nonstop hustle and bustle. Souvenir after souvenir, tea sets, shoes, and kimonos are available. The place is packed with people, and along Stockton there are all the grocers' shops and butchers, with fish swimming merrily in tanks, just waiting to be bought and eaten. It’s colorful and hectic. Unless you have a restaurant in mind, give it a miss after dark--everything else shuts down and goes home. ...Read More