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A Tasty Buffet, a Comfortable Room and Loose Slots at San Manuel Casino

You don't have to be a gambler to have a great time at San Manuel Casino. While the place does have some of the...

Goat Cheese Chili Rellenos, Olive Oil and Blue Iguanas in Ojai

One of my favorite places in winter is Ojai, where beautiful landscapes and small-town charm mix to form pure relaxation

Watching Whales in the Sea of Cortes with UnCruise Adventures

January through April is whale-watching season along the California coast and into Baja California.

Touring Lake Constance, Swiss Style 

In April of 1944, the tiny town of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, was mistaken as German territory and accidentally bombed by Allied planes. The town, which...

Lone Pine, Western Movies and the Dow Villa Hotel

The 1930s was a great time for Hollywood westerns and for the city of Lone Pine, California. Film crews came looking for adventure in...

Mountains, Movie Stars and Small Town History in Independence, California

While recently charting my course to California’s Eastern Sierra, I spotted a tiny town on the map called Independence.

A Fall Journey to June Lake, California

California’s Eastern Sierra is packed with incredible scenic beauty and must-see locations. From Mono Lake and Bodie State Historic Park to Mammoth Mountain and...

A Journey Back in Time and Into the Future

Even though my recent road trip to California’s Eastern Sierra was carefully planned out, I still couldn’t resist stopping along the way to investigate...

Hollywood Horror Comes to Natural History Museum in LA

If ancient dinosaur bones and bubbling tar pits aren’t scary enough, the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) now has a new...
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Lobster Ravioli, Kayaking and Luxury Suites in Marina Del Rey

The lobster ravioli was delicious, the Bloody Mary was spicy and potent, and the view of colorful boats bobbing in the water behind my...

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