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Hottest Ticket In Morongo Valley? 

The Spaghetti Western Saloon Joshua Tree residents and Roman transplants Jasmine and Lorenzo Tomasso have resurrected the Willie Boy’s building in Morongo Valley – the Spaghetti Western Saloon on the main drag that is the 29 Palms Highway just opened a few weeks ago and is already packing them in. The space is a Yellowstone fan’s wildest dream, with two bars, a pool room full of tables, a rambling dining room with a fireplace and a stage with live music featuring, among others, Lorenzo on guitar and Jasmine singing. A limited opening menu that will continue to evolve is inspired…

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What’s New in Pasadena, California: January 2023

The streets of Pasadena were alive with activity as over 700,000 visitors attended America’s New Year Celebration, anchored by the Tournament of Roses® 134th annual Rose Parade and the 109th Rose Bowl Game. Temperatures in January are moderate in the 60°s, an ideal seasonal escape for winter travelers coming from the east. Pasadena visitors will experience a myriad of new experiences in January 2023.  Visit Pasadena is sharing a series of bite-sized Instagram reels in collaboration with the 2023 Royal Court, encouraging consumers to shop small and dine local in this Instagram Guide. Pasadena has recently been recognized as a top-ranked…

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Managing Cold and Flu Season

As temperatures drop, the risk of illness – including cold and flu – rises. It can be easy to mistake the flu for a common cold since many of the symptoms are the same, but muscle aches, cough, fever, headaches and sore throat are some of the more common signs you may be suffering from the flu, which tends to come on quicker than a cold. In fact, a random, double-opt-in OnePoll survey of 2,005 Americans commissioned by Mucinex found sore throat pain to be one of the top three most debilitating symptoms along with fever and migraine. While there’s…

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California Invites Visitors to Explore Major New Attractions and Openings in 2023

California invites travelers to discover a wealth of new offerings coming to the Golden State in 2023, ranging from theme park experiences and cultural attractions to photo-worthy museums and luxury resorts. California’s diversity is embodied in the innovative new experiences and attractions opening in 2023, along with the reimagination of its time-honored classics,” said Caroline Beteta, president & CEO of Visit California. “First-time visitors and residents alike will find something new to explore in the Golden State in the coming year.” EXCITING THEME PARK ADDITIONS SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™ Opening at Universal Studios HollywoodSUPER NINTENDO WORLD™, the innovative, immersive and highly…

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Buena Park Restaurant Named a MICHELIN® Guide Bib Gourmand

After 10 years of training in Tokyo, Toshimasa Sano, owner and chef of Ramen & Tsukemen TAO, opened his unassuming restaurant in Buena Park, specializing in ramen and tsukemen. Sano’s crafted culinary skills have paid off and his restaurant has now been granted the honor of the MICHELIN® Guide distinction of Bib Gourmand. The MICHELIN Guide has been the gold standard for excellence in dining for over 120 years, with various distinctions dependent on specific criteria. The MICHELIN Guide Bib Gourmand is given for “exceptionally good food at moderate prices,” with the ability to order two courses and a glass of wine or…

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