Nat Geo’s New Series ‘One Strange Rock’ With Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky
Mar30

Nat Geo’s New Series ‘One Strange Rock’ With Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky

By Kimberly Schmidt   “Man, how lucky we are and how fortunate we are…and all you in Southern California, how lucky you are with those mountains and beaches, just take a breath of fresh air! We should be smiling every second of our lives. I think this series conveys that.”  – Jerry Linenger   Brace yourself for this one because it aims at the heart with 3g-force. When filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan and...

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17 Places San Diegans Don’t Want Visitors to Know About
Mar23

17 Places San Diegans Don’t Want Visitors to Know About

Rubbing elbows with locals can offer visitors a unique look at a destination, but knowing where to go can be tricky, especially when San Diegans want to keep their favorite hangouts a secret. Amidst San Diego’s vast and varied landscape—ranging from a bustling city center and nifty neighborhoods to 70 miles of sparkling coastline—are special spots and neighborhood gems (some hidden in plain sight) just waiting to be discovered. From...

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Habitat at Descanso Gardens
Mar21

Habitat at Descanso Gardens

In addition to the 15,000 plants you’ll find at Descanso Gardens, it’s home to a diverse group of creatures — mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and birds — which are drawn to this habitat for food, water and shelter. More than 100 species of birds have been spotted in the Gardens, as well as hundreds of native bee species, lizards, squirrels, mule deer, bobcats – even the occasional bear. This summer, Descanso Gardens will...

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Inland Pacific Ballet’s Cinderella
Mar21

Inland Pacific Ballet’s Cinderella

Cinderella 
Inland Pacific Ballet’s Cinderella returns to the stage with a charming cast of characters including a fairy tale Cinderella, a pair of hilarious Stepsisters and a radiant Fairy Godmother who sends Cinderella to the ball in a glittering carriage fit for a fairy princess. Adding to the magic is the beautiful music of famous waltz king, Johann Strauss. Imaginatively choreographed, the production boasts magnificent sets and...

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Santa Barbara “Car Free” Offers & Discounts
Mar20

Santa Barbara “Car Free” Offers & Discounts

The Santa Barbara Car Free Project invites visitors to show their train tickets to Santa Barbara County and enjoy car free fun and experiences through December 31, 2018. The new 2018 “Take the Train” offer features specials on Amtrak train tickets, bicycling, sailing cruises, horseback riding, museum and zoo visits as well as hotel savings and more. Lyz Hoffman, coordinator of the award-winning project at Santa Barbara County Air...

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