Sam McManis

December 25, 2015 4:01 PM

Discoveries: Grapevine’s Vista del Lago Visitors Center worth a pit stop

Stop along the Grapevine to relive the days when California had lots of water

Vista del Lago Visitors Center tells story of the State Water Project

Yes, the urinals are of the water-saving, no-flush variety


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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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