Sam McManis

November 18, 2012

Discoveries: Hopland's Real Goods Solar Living Center

HOPLAND – My pathological affinity for roadside attractions continues unabated. An intervention may be needed soon but, for now, no one can stop me from stopping at every quirky spot with an odd sign or kitschy figure serving as a come-on.


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Sam McManis has covered travel and recreation at The Sacramento Bee since 2011, criss-crossing California to report on interesting, humorous, unexpected and sometimes truly strange stories. When he's not driving all over the state for work, McManis likes to run on the many mountain trails California boasts. Contact Sam McManis at or 916-321-1145. Twitter: @SamMcManis

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