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HIGHWAY 5 NORTH ●CORNING

This small town is 170 somewhat flat, dreary miles from San Francisco, punctuated only by the occasional sighting of an unusual migrating bird.  It is the I-5 mid-point between Los Angeles and Portland. 

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Olive Pit
  2156 Solano St.  Everything olive is found here, in the town that is the center of the olive industry in Northern California.  Taste a vast variety of flavored olives (the best being a toss up between the greens stuffed with pimento and almond and the greens stuffed with garlic), pick up some car snacks, or chow down on fast food.

 

 

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