You don’t realize just how much of a role wine plays in the lives of Californians until you get out and travel to the wine growing regions. Wine festivals, concerts, and spectacular venues for parties, weddings and events have all made wineries premier destinations unto themselves. There are now six wine growing regions in California [...]
With California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s recent announcement that he wanted to sell off the Orange County Fairgrounds, home to one of the largest urban county fairs in the U.S., he hit a nerve. The fairground is about the fair, of course. But there’s a farm, horse stables, educational tours for students, and a full list [...]
When we reported that Huntington Beach received honors as a favored Dog City in California, Long Beach chimed in that their Dog Beach is one of the people’s and dogs’ favorites. So we did a story on it. Everyone knows that Carmel ranks among the Central Coast favorites for pets. But the minute you start [...]
Will the town on the move (Seal Beach) get rid of its lap pool?
Seal Beach, California doesn’t like to sit still. It has a reputation of being kind of a sleepy little beach town in Orange County. Yet it sits on the border of Los Angeles County next to several of the busiest ports in [...]
In addition to its fall sale, Menlo Park has a spring sale, as well. And while you may envision racks of faded clothing rolled out onto the sidewalks and streets, this sale is anything, if it isn’t chic! Why? It is all about art. Some of the finest artists bring their original works to display [...]
Around 3.30-3:40 p.m. our household heard the blinds beating against their metal frames, and felt a long, rolling motion of an earthquake. The blinds and ground seemed to shake for around 30 seconds. Some say it could be tied to the 6.9 magnitude quake today in Baja California, but that quake occurred quite a bit [...]