Faith the true measure of a life well lived Posted in: Opinions Some years ago, my wife and I rode Amtrak from Los Angeles up the coast of California to visit Hearst Castle. The ride was very interesting as it bordered the Pacific Ocean for most of the distance. But the trip up the coast was not the objective of the excursion. Visiting ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!