Sunday, January 20, 2019

Travel

The California Alps

The world-renowned Alps are a staple on many a bucket list. But the so-called California Alps, which border stunning Hope Valley south of Lake...

Monterey Love

My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary this past year, but we’re older than that, really. We didn’t marry till we were...

Oyster World

About two hours to our west, Tomales Bay extends as a finger of the Pacific Ocean into the Point Reyes National Seashore in west...

Out of the Ashes

If you come into the Napa Valley on Highway 12 and head over the Napa River to Highway 29 and turn north toward Yountville,...

Journey Back to the Silver Bonanza

Many times, locals miss out on what is in their own backyards. Many New Yorkers have never been to the Statue of Liberty, for...

Keep Heading North

If you were living in Humboldt County in the early years of the 20th century, chances are you would have met Arthur Benbow. An...

The Three Rs of an Endless Summer

Remember summer vacation? Not the summer break we know today—the two or so months your kids are out of school and you cobble together...

On a Mission: Santa Ynez Valley

In the celebrated 2004 film “Sideways,” divorced and depressed writer and wine devotee Miles Raymond takes his former college roommate, Jack Cole, on a...

Go Camping, Feel Better

My first memory of being drawn to nature was as a third-grader at summer camp in the Santa Cruz Mountains. I had spent plenty...

Beyond the Comfort Zone

Leap over May and summer is here! It’s a thought that’s likely to trigger a mixture of cheers and groans for parents. Life moves...

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