When Bay Area resident William Arney—a member of Marin Lodge No. 191 and California Lodge No. 1—noticed a For Rent sign at the former home of detective novelist Dashiell Hammett, he had no clue what he was getting himself into as he began to look into the real estate mystery. Read more in the newest issue of […]
Dive into Masonic education with the Grand Lodge of California’s online Masonic Speaker Series, featuring insightful presentations from renown historians and experts on Freemasonry.
Meet the Black Sheep Scooter Club, a Masonic vintage-scooter enthusiast group founded 35 years ago by Barry Gwin of California Lodge No. 1.
The Orinda Masonic Hall is an active center for community events as well as formal events including weddings and award ceremonies.
On the 25th anniversary of the Simpsons season 6 episode 12, “Homer the Great,” we pay homage to one of the best, and certainly the funniest, send-ups of Freemasonry ever to hit the airwaves.
Learn more about the Masons of California’s century-long support of public education, and about the present and future of those efforts, in the latest issue of California Freemason magazine.
For more than 60 years, California Masons have called the California Masonic Memorial Temple on San Francisco’s Nob Hill their home. At long last, it’s also their lodge.
California masons responded to the #bluelodgechallenge, highlighting acts of everyday charity that are transforming their communities.
Meet American Canyon Lodge No 875, California’s youngest Masonic lodge—both in terms of its members and in terms of its charter, presented November 17, 2019.
Last summer, Long Beach Lodge No. 327 member Dave Romero hit upon a fun idea to give back to his favorite charities: a 550-mile fundraising bike ride from Long Beach to the California Masonic Memorial Temple in San Francisco.
Learn about the overview of the present and very bright future of the fraternity, from the charitable work being done in lodges up and down California to exciting developments on the campuses of the Masonic Homes of California to expanded relief operations launching in the Central Valley.
How did a 19th century Masonic tombstone from Piedmont find its way to the side of the road in Stanislaus County, 100 miles away? That’s exactly what members of Oak Summit Lodge No. 112 set out to discover—and to lay a long-lost brother to rest.
Up and down California’s Gold Country, lodges are tapping into their unique history to chart their way into the future. Read more in the latest issue of California Freemason.