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Everything Old Is New Again In Jackson

For certain, the Indians knew a good thing when they saw it, but their collective footprint was light. We’ll never know what they called the woodsy creekside rest stop that would one day be known...

Go! Antiquing in Amador County

You just might unearth some old mining tools—pans, lanterns, ore cars—or come upon some Victorian tables, china or glassware. As you spend the day perusing the antiques shops of Amador County, keep in mind...

Get Me to the Show on Time

It's a short walk among some of San Francisco's finest theaters, restaurants and hotels.When I ran into an old friend that I hadn't seen in years, five minutes before showtime, I expected to miss...

Travel: The Ghosts Who Come to Dinner

Northern California restaurants tell their haunting tales. Longfellow argued that all houses where people have lived and died are haunted houses. Few could disagree, yet the verdict's still out on why some are...

Travel: The Play’s the Thing

In Ashland, Ore., Shakespeare is big business and lots of fun.You can see five plays here in four days. I did&emdash;for the fourth straight year&emdash;and loved every minute. Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival continues to...