Discover the Temecula Valley ~ The Southland’s Premier Wine Country
Sep18

Discover the Temecula Valley ~ The Southland’s Premier Wine Country

Whether your first glimpse is by hot air balloon, bike, walking shoes or automobile, you sense there is something special about the Temecula Valley.  Its rolling vineyards, historic town, majestic parklands, and activities blend past and present into a laid-back SoCal inland lifestyle that thrives on nature’s riches and man’s creativity. An hour north of San Diego in southwestern Riverside County, the valley’s mild,...

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Santa Anita Park: The Legend Continues
Jun12

Santa Anita Park: The Legend Continues

Among our signature Southern California landmarks is Santa Anita Park which has long made history in  the international world of Thoroughbred racing.  The Great Race Place officially opened on Christmas Day in 1934. It was here that Affirmed and Laffit Pincay, Jr. won the Santa Anita Handicap a year after the colt captured the 1978 Triple Crown. It would be another 37 years before the next Triple Crown was won in 2015 by Santa...

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5 Most Heavenly Cupcake Shops on Earth
May09

5 Most Heavenly Cupcake Shops on Earth

Cupcakes come in all colors, sizes and calorie counts. You see glorious cupcake displays at weddings, birthdays and lining bakery shelves. If you’re going to eat the whole thing, it’s probably best if it’s a cupcake rather than the three-tiered alternative. Here are five of the Southland’s best to tempt the palate and keep you relatively guilt-free.   Enjoy Cupcakes in Santa Barbara & Los Olivos...

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The So Cal Celebrity Homes Tour
May17

The So Cal Celebrity Homes Tour

Grab your camera and get ready to go where other tour buses are forbidden to go!   The movie star mansions you may see are not just chosen at random. Each year, Starline Tours, Hollywood’s leading celebrity tour company, asks passengers what’s hot and what’s not in planning their itineraries.   Last year, Ellen DeGeneres’ home was at the top of the list and the Holmby Hills mansion Michael Jackson...

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Camp Pendleton Welcomes Visitors for Fun & Games
Nov10

Camp Pendleton Welcomes Visitors for Fun & Games

Want to take the family to see where our marines live and train and stay for a day of paintball, ziplining, tree climbing, horseback riding, and other fun activities? Check out visitor-friendly Camp Pendleton’s expansive playground of new and updated attractions. Among your choices are:   New Camp Pendleton Playland Just opened in February 2015, Camp Pendleton Playland is the hottest new supervised kids’ theme park in...

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