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Winter 2018-2019

What’s New in California showcases new openings and developments happening across the Golden State. Find inspiration for stories revolving around accommodations, arts and entertainment, culinary, family, major milestones, luxury, outdoor, shopping, spas, technology and tours, wellness and more. Dates listed are subject to change. Confirm with appropriate media contacts listed with each entry.

California Dream365TV is Now Streaming

California Dream365TV—a network of original video series produced by Visit California that highlights everything from the best eats in the Golden State to its most epic adventures—is now streaming on Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku. Showcasing the state’s distinctive lifestyle, the California Dream365TV app features a suite of original video episodes that both entertain and inspire would-be travelers to come experience the state for themselves.

Original Dream365TV series include California Dreamers; Jonny Moseley’s Wildest Dreams; California Dream Eater; Adventures in Kidifornia; California 101; and Luxury Minute. These series showcase everything from outdoor adventure and family fun to culinary hotspots and wellness offerings, inspiring viewers to find and fulfill their dreams in the Golden State.

Four new California Dreamers episodes produced in collaboration with Discovery Channel just launched, focusing on innovation and highlighting California-based pioneers who are breaking new ground across industries. With exciting content like this regularly going live and now available on streaming devices, viewers can easily find inspiration for their next California adventure.

It’s Time to Catch The Winter Wave

California’s winter resorts are ready to welcome visitors to ‘Catch the Winter Wave’ this season with unparalleled snow experiences and après ski offerings. Boasting some of the most spectacular views in the world, the Golden State’s alpine resorts are perfect for experts and novice skiers alike. The beautiful base villages and quaint mountain towns offer plenty to do off the slopes, and can’t-miss snow events happen all throughout the season. This year’s snow season also brings exciting new lodging and dining offerings included throughout this issue. And with gorgeous ski resorts located just hours away from warm sandy beaches, skiing and surfing all in the same weekend isn’t just a possibility—it’s a recommendation!

Get Tasting During California Restaurant Month

California Restaurant Month returns Jan. 1-31, 2019 for its ninth annual year, with dozens of participating destinations. Ranging from picturesque towns in the north to coastal beach cities in the south, these communities invite visitors to come experience their culinary bounty firsthand during a flurry of restaurant weeks and special events. Highlights include Monterey County’s “Get Hooked” program (Jan. 14-21), which showcases truly local seafood and the area’s commitment to sustainability; “Temecula’s Best of the Best Menu Items” (Jan. 1-31), where Temecula Valley chef’s will present their favorite culinary delights; and the iconic “Santa Monica Restaurant Week” (Jan. 7-13), when the city will celebrate its culinary scene by creating healthy, custom dishes all centered around one ingredient—the persimmon. For a full list of participants, visit DineInCA.com.