California

Your Guide to Anaheim’s Breweries

by Anthony Manzanares on June 23, 2017

Since the first brewery opened there in 1870, Anaheim’s craft beer community has evolved into a rich mix of quality microbreweries and beer festivals. So, whether you’re in Anaheim for Disneyland, family fun, you can find a brewery well suited to your mood and palate. While not a list of all the breweries in Orange […]

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Where to Find Arts & Culture in Sacramento

by Anthony Manzanares on May 17, 2017

From show-stopping musical acts to Broadway productions, to world-class museums – the arts are thriving in every corner of , California’s capital city. The city offers an ideal mix of large-scale exhibits and performances, along with intimate theaters and galleries to explore. Here are a few suggestions to whet your cultural appetite. For Fine Arts Sacramento’s […]

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On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, the historic northern California town of Woodland will become the hub of all things honey as it hosts the inaugural California Honey Festival, with Mead as a central theme. As the alcoholic drink derived from honey, mead plays a big part in the festivities. “To really celebrate Mead and Honey, […]

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Top Spots to See Wildflowers in Monterey County

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 27, 2017

From the magic purple carpet to a canyon of calla lilies, springtime is the perfect time to see spectacular, colorful displays of wildflowers throughout Monterey County, California. Here are seven top spots to see wildflowers blooming this spring: Pinnacles National Park: Visitors can hike through a riot of wildflowers at Pinnacles National Park during peak […]

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5 Gorgeous Green Getaways in Northern California

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 6, 2017

Northern California is blessed with incredible natural beauty. With beautiful State Parks, beaches, and vineyards, a mini-vacation isn’t hard to find. Whether you’re a resident or a tourist, you won’t regret taking some time out to reconnect with nature. We’ve listed some of the best green getaways from San Francisco so that you can find your […]

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10 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

by Anthony Manzanares on March 1, 2017

The Greater Palm Springs area is popular with rich and famous celebrities, but it has increasingly become popular with retirees looking for warm weather and uncomplicated living. It’s also a top vacation destination for travelers looking for not only warm weather, but golfing, tennis, hiking, and other outdoors and cultural activities. Here are 10 things […]

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San Francisco Celebates the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 30, 2017

2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, a yearlong celebration of San Francisco’s counter-culture with a 1960’s throwback including exhibitions, performances, literary events, tribute concerts and recognition of significant moments in time. The city of San Francisco served as a magnet for musicians, artists and social rebels in the mid-to-late Sixties. They […]

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The Craft of Beer in the Napa Valley

by Anthony Manzanares on January 13, 2017

From robust production to the tiniest of nano-breweries, the Napa Valley offers craft beer fans a variety of options to sip and savor their favorite suds. Browse through these selections and then fill up your mug with a tasty choice. Breweries   Napa Smith Brewery – This is Napa County’s only production brewery with an onsite […]

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20 Little-Known Facts About the Golden Gate Bridge

by Anthony Manzanares on October 12, 2016

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most famous, photographed, and beloved landmarks in the world.  Yet as popular as it is, there are several things that most people don’t know about the graceful span and all the ways to experience it. A bridge across the Golden Gate Strait was first proposed in […]

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Halloween Candlelight Tours at Winchester Mystery House

by Anthony Manzanares on September 28, 2016

As autumn winds swirl, full moons rise and black cats come out to play, it’s time to book a visit to the legendary Winchester Mystery House, one of America’s most legendary haunted mansions, as it introduces Halloween Candlelight Tours. In a chilling and Gothic atmosphere, this all-new immersive experience lets guests’ imaginations guide them through […]

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