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History, Hotels and California's Wine Country Combine to Make Unforgettable Vacation Destinations

Nov 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Thanks to a new partnership, oenophiles can now enjoy some of California's oldest wineries while staying in historic hotels. "These historic wineries were among the first premium wineries in California, says Larry Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels Worldwide.” Recognized as one of the world's finest wine growing regions, the history of these wineries is best discovered and the wines are best experienced when exploring from one of Historic Hotels of America's hotels."... Read More

A Wine For Every Season | Inside One Of California's Most Indulgent Clubs

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Elise Edwards

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” So said Ernest Hemmingway who historically had more of an enjoyment for a quality vintage than most, but an admiration many a wine lover can savor.... Read More

Fairmont Hotels Participate in California Coastal Cleanup Day

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

In honor of California Coastal Cleanup Day, California Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, accompanied by friends, family members and recruits, helped clear and haul off everything from old love letters to debris from the most recent Japanese tsunami. “California Coastal Cleanup Day is the state’s largest volunteer event and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts of California is a proud (annual) sponsor of this effort”, says Tom Klein, Regional Vice-President of Operations and General Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco. “Fairmont colleagues in the Golden State clearly demonstrated their support for clean beaches and waterways by turning out in record numbers.... Read More

City Ballet of San Diego Celebrates 20 Years With Special Season Line-Up

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

San Diego’s historic Spreckels Theatre will be the venue to host the 2012-2013 season for the City Ballet of San Diego. This year also marks a significant anniversary for both the Spreckels Theatre as well as the San Diego dance company. Artistic Director Steven Wistrich said,... Read More

Celebrate 50 Years of Luxury at Paradise Point

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

One of San Diego’s leading hotel and resorts, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is celebrating its 50 year anniversary, and wants you to be a part of it. The four diamond resort is offering vacation packages for the year of 2012. The package includes, for... Read More

Hilary Swank Lists $9.4 Million Home

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

For those of you in the market for some new and super Swank-y real estate, you're in luck because Hollywood’s "Million Dollar Baby", Hilary Swank, has just listed her Pacific Palisades million dollar mansion (well $9.495 million) for sale.... Read More

Surf's Up | Santa Makes Port at San Diego's Seaport Village

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Get ready to celebrate the holidays, San Diego style. As most San Diegans would agree, this city is undoubtedly one of Santa’s favorites, and to celebrate he’s getting rid of the red velvet suit in favor of some board shorts and flip flops. Before the Christmas season gets really underway, Santa is taking a time... Read More

AMC's "Walking Dead" Gets Amazing Scary Mazes

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood are getting impressive real-world scary mazes modeled after scenes from the acclaimed Walking Dead series that aired on AMC. From the looks of it, this might be the scariest themed maz... Read More

Autumn Moon Festival in San Francisco Marks Autumn Equinox

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Just because summer ended didn’t mean that fun times had to as well. Celebrated by cultures throughout history, the autumn equinox not only marks the end of summer but, with the moon closer to Earth than any other day of the year, the moo... Read More

Mini-Apartments Coming to San Francisco

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

With apartments being planned in San Francisco that will be 300 square feet and less, apartment ads are going to read like this:

WANTED: Single occ... Read More

San Diego's Little Italy Mercato

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

People heading to (or living in) San Diego have a consensus about the single best feature that the city has to offer: The weather is absolutely gorgeous. If you... Read More

Unique Rock 'n' Roll Photo Exhibition

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Hendrix, Madonna, Lennon, what do these idols have in common? Until October 21st they live under the same roof! Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles... Read More

Exclusive | Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson Talks Going From Wall Street to Wine

Sep 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

As one of only 18 women in the world to achieve status as a Master Sommelier, and the only woman to have ever been named "Best Sommelier in the United States" by the Sommelier Society of America, Andrea Robinson has had a fascinating journey, from Wall Street to wine. Having won three James Beard Awards and author of four top-selling books, as well as the host of her own online video wine course, Robinson is refreshingly open and friendly for someone with so much recognition.... Read More

Food Network's Tyler Florence Brings Wine Expertise To Gourmet Herringbone Dinner

Sep 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

If wine-pairing, celebrity chefs, and gourmet food peak your interest than the Tyler Florence dinner at Herringbone may just be your perfect evening out. Food Network’s Tyler Florence will be at San Diego’s Herringbone Restaurant for a very special four-course meal, prepared by Chef... Read More

Ditch the Hotel for The Art Residence San Francisco

Sep 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

You need a place that will impress. The boss. The in-laws. That guy you met on a dating site. Whatever your reason for needing a unique place to stay in the Bay Area, you'll definitely be satisfied with Airbnb.... Read More

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