7 Hidden Gems to Discover in Balboa Park
Dec04

7 Hidden Gems to Discover in Balboa Park

Often referred to as the “Smithsonian of the West” due to its large number of museums, Balboa Park is the cultural heart of San Diego. At 1,200 acres, this National Historic Landmark is the largest urban cultural park in the U.S., beating out both New York City’s Central Park and San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in size. With 17 museums, 16 gardens, multiple theaters, shops and restaurants, visitors have access to dozens of different...

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Southern California Through a Millennial Lens
Nov20

Southern California Through a Millennial Lens

By Spencer Bates   The Millennial generation is full of stereotypes. Selfies, music that sounds like a fast mumble, and expensive clothes that could be mistaken for third-generation hand-me-downs. We’re a unique bunch, and as Southern Californian Millennials, we have our own list of favorite attractions, eateries, and destinations. So, put down your father’s travel guide, pick up some avocado toast, and read along.   Twilight...

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San Diego’s 7 Most Stunning Natural Wonders
Nov13

San Diego’s 7 Most Stunning Natural Wonders

With 70 miles of sparkling coastline, a pleasantly warm climate year-round and stunning natural wonders, San Diego’s beauty entices and enthralls travelers from around the world — yet many don’t know that San Diego is one of the most biodiverse regions in the U.S.  Home to a variety of habitats ranging from intertidal wetlands and chaparral-covered canyons to alpine mountains and pristine desert wilderness, San Diego teems with...

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Discover the Temecula Valley ~ The Southland’s Premier Wine Country
Oct18

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
Oct16

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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Top Ten Places to Visit in Southern California
Sep07

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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