Pop Quiz: California Theatre
Answer: A, 1928.
The California Theatre of the Performing Arts in San Bernardino opened in 1928 as a vaudeville movie palace. The theatre has been inducted into the National Register of Historic Places and the California Register of Historic Resources. It has welcomed celebrities like Bob Hope, Lucille Ball and Rock Hudson. Humorist Will Rogers gave his last public performance there in 1935.
Pop Quiz: Riverside National Cemetery
Answer: B – 1978.
Riverside National Cemetery is home of the Medal of Honor Memorial, which was dedicated in 1999; the Fallen Soldier/Veterans’ Memorial, erected in 2000; and the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action National Memorial, dedicated on Sept. 16, 2005. www.cem.va.gov
Pop Quiz: Santa's Playground
Answer: C – The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch.
Santa’s Playground at The Flower Fields is the new home to the whimsical playhouses and gigantic mushrooms that were part of Santa’s Village in Lake Arrowhead years ago. Children and adults alike will delight in “Guard Shack,” “Doll House,” “Crooked Treehouse” and the colorful mushrooms that many of us remember from our childhood. www.theflowerfields.com
Photo courtesy of The Flower Fields