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Where to Watch the Belmont Stakes Across the Golden State
Croce's Park West 2760 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA Belmont Stakes will be shown live in the Expatriate Room starting at 11 a.m. The bar will be offering happy hour prices during the whole race, as well as the official drink of the Belmont Stakes, the Belmont Breeze, and a Flat Iron Steak Sandwich...
The Wheel Deal: California’s Top Food Trucks
California cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco are considered the original food labs where some of the country’s top food trucks cut their culinary chops and first hit the road. With ready access to fresh, local ingredients and diverse populations, these cities and others in the state...
Almost Famous: Ten California Chefs To Watch
Sometimes it seems that California has more celebrity chefs than palm trees. But just beyond the limelight, there’s another segment of talented toques - California’s crop of rising-star chefs that are a true testament to the depth of talent in the Golden State. Maybe it’s the easy access...
California Offers Seven Unique Ways to Woo Your Valentine
Make this Valentine’s Day a celebration to remember by doing the unexpected. Romantic dinners and hotel stays are fantastic – and California offers some of the best packages around – but nothing says ‘I love you” like giving the gift of romance. Woo your sweetheart with...
California’s Most See-Worthy Locations
From rooftop bars with epic views of dramatically lit cityscapes to jaw-dropping coastal settings perched above wave-tossed beaches, California is home to a stunning array of scenic splendors. Whether you’re looking for that new brag-worthy profile pic’ for your social media page or just...
California’s Premier Hotel Spas
What’s life without some pure indulgence? Not to be outdone when it comes to living well, California offers a wealth of hotel spas that are designed to not only ensure a memorable stay in the Golden State, but to soothe and pamper you in sublime style as well. Welcome to California’s premier...
Pampered in Paradise: California Spa Treatments
Definitions of paradise abound, but California consistently offers up more than a few options, whether it’s a sun-kissed beach or a secluded mountain retreat. Then there’s the state’s heavenly havens of wellness and pampering – spas that offer a collection of treatments that are...
World-Class Winter Sports Athletes are Made in California
With its legendary terrain, abundant snowfall and predictably sunny skies, California is a favorite training ground for elite winter sports athletes, and with a storied history of producing world-class athletes— at least 50 US Ski Team members, 20 Olympians and a dozen National Champions —the...
Make it a December to Remember in California
Experience the holiday magic and the best of the winter season in California this December. With parties and tree lightings galore, spectacular boat parades, unforgettable holiday shows, a bounty of shopping options and opportunities to meet Santa, you’ll discover countless events and unique seasonal...
California Offers a Bounty of Special Events and Offers this Thanksgiving
Unique autumn scenery, breezy temperatures and an array of statewide activities make California the perfect place to give thanks this holiday season. From holiday shopping deals and Thanksgiving feasts to winter escapes and elaborate festivals and events, join local Californians as they celebrate Thanksgiving...
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