Top Ten Places to Visit in Southern California
Aug31

Top Ten Places to Visit in Southern California

By Kasey Hamilton   Our vast community is filled with so much to see and do that the choices can be overwhelming — there are countless places to visit, but here are our top ten SoCal destinations.   Griffith Observatory The Griffith Observatory is one of California’s most cosmic getaways. For those interested in astronomy, the observatory has a planetarium, public telescopes, and other planetary exhibits. It also...

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Southern California’s Signature Stairways
Apr25

Southern California’s Signature Stairways

Southern California’s unique topographic contours have allowed for not only several “secret” outdoor stairways, but ones that wrap around, descend along hike paths, and surprise in sinuous fashion. Up until now, there have been eight stairwells in particular that were usually encountered by only land explorers, though are now revealed for all to revel in.   * La Mesa Public Stairs Located in La Mesa, CA on Windsor Drive...

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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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Romantic Coastal Escapes
Mar07

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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Discover the Temecula Valley ~ The Southland’s Premier Wine Country
Mar06

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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Topanga Vintage Market: Keeping the Vintage Life Alive
Mar06

Topanga Vintage Market: Keeping the Vintage Life Alive

By Persia Goldman   Experience a relaxing Sunday in SoCal in the San Fernando Valley where everyone from artisans to antique collectors come together to explore this iconic flea market. The Topanga Vintage Market is fun for everybody, and with its friendly and welcoming vendors, attendees from all over SoCal have come to love this great community event. For only $3, the Topanga Vintage Market offers over 180 vintage and antique...

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