First Female Gondolier
Sep18

First Female Gondolier

Gondola Adventures®, Inc. is proud to welcome our first female gondolier in Newport Beach/Orange County! For the first time in over 100 years, there will be a female sailing the waters of Newport Beach Harbor.  Joelle Dueck recently rowed her first cruise out with Gondola Adventures with 5 passengers.  Dueck says “I have always been passionate about female empowerment so this job makes sense for me. I am just stoked to have...

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Farm Day
Jul14

Farm Day

Over 20 Ventura County farms, ranches, nurseries and other agricultural operations, from organic to conventional, row crops to orchards, will open their doors to the public during the 7th Annual Ventura County Farm Day. On Saturday, November 9, visitors will experience a day of agricultural activities and meet the farmers who grow the food they eat. Farm Day is free to attend. Tour hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farm Day...

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Five Faves: Doughnuts to Donuts to Cronuts
May22

Five Faves: Doughnuts to Donuts to Cronuts

Fried, flavored, layered, powdered, glazed, filled with fruit, topped with chocolate chips, bits of bacon and maple syrup — well, let’s just say the traditional doughnut has definitely been reimagined into some of the most amazing temptations to gratify the most demanding donut devotee.   San Diego: Donut Bar “If I’m going to do donuts, I’m going to stop at nothing,” said Chef Santiago Campa when opening...

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5 Things to do on a Rainy SoCal Day
Mar06

5 Things to do on a Rainy SoCal Day

By Cristina Pimentel Rainy days are a rarity in Southern California, but when it rains, it pours. Californians mostly have sunny days and clear skies, but there’s nothing more beautiful than seeing a rainbow at the end of the rainstorm. Here are five things you can do on a rainy day.   Make Hot Chocolate and Watch a Movie Have a nice cup of hot cocoa, sprinkle marshmallows on top and get cozy on your couch. Curl up in a...

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The Best Hikes in Los Angeles
Jul27

The Best Hikes in Los Angeles

By Benny Haddad   As spring moves into summer, hiking season gears up into full swing. People come from around to enjoy our famed Mediterranean climate, and what better way to decompress and enjoy the sun than to hit the trails. Surrounding the bustling Los Angeles metropolitan area are a plethora of canyons, woodlands, and tall peaks with stunning vistas, and following this winter’s El Niño rains, they promise to be extra lush....

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