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1-Day Getaway-Stinson Beach

The small, unincorporated Marin County community of Stinson Beach, about 100 miles from Sacramento, has a laid-back vibe in a lush coastal setting that has been luring city slickers since the 1906 earthquake prompted...

1-Day Getaway-Fourth Street, Berkeley

“This is the kind of shopping district you wished you lived near,” said my wife after we had parked and started walking toward a two-block-long stretch of what some might consider retail paradise. Although...

1-Day Getaway-Winters

Its name linked not to the calendar but rather to an early settler (Theodore Winters, a wealthy landowner who helped lure the Vaca Valley Railroad through town in the mid-1870s), this south-central Yolo County...

1-Day Getaway-Chico

If you’ve never visited Chico—or your impressions of the town are a hazy blur thanks to a weekend (or four-year stint) of partying at Chico State—it’s high time to revisit with a fresh pair...

1-Day Getaway-Murphys

Murphys is a true golden child of the mid-1800s, when millionaire-making amounts of the precious yellow ore were extracted from surrounding hills. Today, white and red are the predominant colors, thanks to the area’s...

1-Day Getaway-Nevada City

A worthy destination any time of year, the picturesque Gold Country town of Nevada City is perhaps at its best in December. Step into its historic downtown, your hands in mittens and your cheeks...

1-Day Getaway-Truckee

Considering Truckee’s beautiful Sierra Nevada setting and proximity to sizable cities (including Sacramento, less than 100 miles away and linked directly by Interstate 80), it’s somewhat surprising that this mountain town (elevation: 5,980 feet)...

Living the Green Life

Changing light bulbs is all fine and environmentally dandy, but these area residents have taken extra steps to lighten their carbon footprints on Mother Earth. When we went looking for local people with environmentally friendly...

Flashback: Requiem

The Sacramento area lost many of its most accomplished citizens in 2007. Among them:Frank Lukenbill: The native North Dakotan played a key role in Sacramento history, teaming with his son Gregg and other investors...

William Bill Wills

This Placerville pharmacist makes a whale of a difference in the lives of his patients. Talk about fish out of saltwater. When two wayward whales wandered 100 miles upriver to the Port of Sacramento...

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