Some Parker Live readers may be interested in this desert metropolis which never happened. AOL News reports on California City in 2011, the third-largest city footprint in California which never took off.
Half a century ago, California City was advertised as the next great West Coast metropolis, a new retirement mecca that could rival Palm Springs.
But 45 years after its incorporation, only about 15,000 permanent residents live in California City, surrounded by a sprawling network of dirt roads that crisscrosses the desert, forming the street grid of an imaginary city.
Read the article here.