Romantic Coastal Escapes
Feb16

Romantic Coastal Escapes

  Southern California landscapes are among the most romantic in the world. Our coastline is rimmed with beautiful resorts overlooking glistening Pacific sunsets and wave-washed sandy beaches from San Diego to Santa Barbara.   If you live in or near San Diego, check out the award-winning Westgate Hotel’s offerings. It’s featuring French-inspired getaways in several price categories such as Je t’aime (I Love You)...

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Big Bear Snow Play has a 4 to 15 Foot Base with Eight Runs Open
Feb16

Big Bear Snow Play has a 4 to 15 Foot Base with Eight Runs Open

The snowstorm that brought fresh snow to Big Bear recently in combination with fresh snowmaking has boosted snow levels at Big Bear Snow Play. Today the snow-tubing park reported that its snow base is at 4 to 15 feet. Ideal snowmaking conditions with cold temperatures and low humidity are expected to remain consistent all week. The ski-resort quality, snowmaking fan guns at Big Bear Snow Play are expected to fire up again tonight, and...

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KNOTT’S BERRY FARM DEBUTS THE FIRST DIVE COASTER ON THE WEST COAST, HANGTIME
Feb16

KNOTT’S BERRY FARM DEBUTS THE FIRST DIVE COASTER ON THE WEST COAST, HANGTIME

Knott’s Berry Farm has several new additions in store for 2018 including the debut of the first dive coaster on the West Coast, HangTime, along with the introduction of the all new Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration, an expanded Knott’sBoysenberry Festival and a brand new storyline for Ghost Town Alive!. A 2018 season pass offers year-round visits to the park with no blackout dates and is the best way to experience all of Knott’s Seasons of...

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So Cal’s Fab Coffee Bars
Feb16

So Cal’s Fab Coffee Bars

When you got to have it, you must have the best. Those who love coffee know exactly what that means. A cup from the thermal carafe at the gas station just won’t cut it. Lucky for us, Southern California has a solid group of coffee aficionados and an impressive collection of independent coffee houses to meet their strict standards of caffeinated excellence. There are so many from which to choose, but we thought we’d share a few of our...

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The Original Farmers Market: People Have Been Meeting at Third & Fairfax for 80 Years
Feb16

The Original Farmers Market: People Have Been Meeting at Third & Fairfax for 80 Years

Cheerful greetings of “Hi” and “Good to see you” in a sunny Irish dialect can be heard on any given afternoon from behind the counter at Magee’s House of Nuts at LA’s Original Farmers Market. The infectious salutations come from Doris Perez, who has been serving customers there for over 50 years. “I came here from Ireland in 1959 with the plan to stay for one year.” Perez (formerly Leach), who briefly worked as a nanny for an Encino...

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