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California is a paradise with a thousand miles of cool, sandy beaches, 500 miles of stunning forests (including the giant redwoods - the biggest trees on Earth,) and Death Valley, where temperatues typically top 120 degrees in the summer months. Be a part of this spectacular journey!


California Pier Aquariums

Photos left to right:  A wolf eel at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium; entrance to Ty Warner Sea Center on Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara; Aquarium of the Bay on Pier 39 in San Francisco California's pleasure piers ...

San Diego Party Gras R...

You don't have to travel the globe to experience sizzling Latin sounds or hot Italian romance.  Extravagant costumes and musical dance celebrations can be seen this upcoming weekend and next week at San Diego's Brazil ...

California Top 10 Super F...

Pictured is Sam Bozzo (Any Bozzo Can Cook) appearing at San Benito Olive Festival and promoting one of California's super foods, olive oil. Don't wait for 2015 to make a resolution for eating better and good health. California ...

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California Events: Page One

Published on: February 21, 2018
How's your day going? When I wake up each morning I open my email to a list of event requests. It continues to grow, even when I have a cold and so many daily tasks. I love promoting California so I am passing Page 1 of my emails onto you from other Californians who also ...

Hot Ticket Weekend

Published on: February 20, 2018
If you're looking for something to warm the bones, pictured is Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook Off, a sure-bet, hot ticket weekend event. California Hot Ticket Weekend Winner's Circle Chili Cook-off - at Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia Fire & Ice Chili Cook-off & Craft Beer in Corona Gem Faire at Fairgrounds in Costa ...

California’s Daffodil Daydreams

Published on: February 19, 2018
If yellow's your thing, you may be a candidate for Daffodil Daydreams. It happens every year near Spring. Daffodils are weather dependent, which makes viewing them a wait-and-see game in places such as Volcano's Daffodil Hill. The owners of the farm where up to a million daffodils have grown recently posted an update on Feb.13, ...

Achin’ for Bacon Festivals

Published on: February 18, 2018
If you didn't receive what you wanted most -- a dozen bacon roses for Valentine's Day, your honey can make up for it by takin' you to a bacon fest. It's early in the season so not all the bacon destinations are hamming it up, but we do have a few festivals to alert you ...

California’s Nuts

Published on: February 17, 2018
When 8 out of 10 people around the world bite into an almond, their nut comes from California.  That's real global reach! While the almond typically ranks as California's second or third most valuable crop (milk & cream are #1, and grapes are #2 or #3, depending on the year,) the nut's annual value is huge ...

Celebrating Presidents’ Day Holi...

Published on: February 16, 2018
Many Californians and citizens of the United States get Monday off for Presidents' Day. At Calico Ghost Town in Yermo, Calif., the annual Presidents' Day Weekend Civil War Re-enactment February 17-18, 2018 offers a great family getaway.  It is one of the annual celebrations in California to honor presidents current and past. Presidents' Day Celebrated ...



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