Washington D.C.

Photo-friendly D.C.: springtime and cherry blossoms

Spring's the best time to see the nation's capitol.

“Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'” ~ Robin Williams Spring is the best time to be in the nation’s capitol. It's perhaps the only time where everybody uniformly agrees on one thing – ...

A Walk on the White House Lawn

Every spring and fall, the White House South Lawn is open for a weekend for visitors to stroll about. The White House Garden Tour has been a tradition since 1972, but many visitors to the ...

Eastern Market, Washington, D.C.

It felt like an Ottoman bazaar: Tables and tents formed a maze of narrow walkways, and everywhere I looked, I saw jewelry and CD's and hand-spun garments. Middle-aged woman sat in lawn chairs, wearing floppy ...

Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

I arrived in D.C. at 8 a.m., after a long night hunched in the seat of a Greyhound bus. Morning sunlight beamed, and as I hiked to Union Station, then to the Capitol, I realized ...

Mayor Takes Office Crew to Washington

This week Mayor Jerry Sanders traveled to Washington, D.C., for the third time since becoming San Diego's mayor. The trip was less extensive than the mayor's second visit to the capital, at the end of ...

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