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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!


The Mardi Gras Fix is IN ...

For those who believe you must go to New Orleans to get the full effect of Mardi Gras, you might try San Diego Mardi Gras once and see why there's no place like it. Got ...

Cruz-ing Through 27 Years...

Action sports aren't for the feint of mind, body and heart. You can see that philosophy in action at the 27th annual Santa Cruz Paddle Festival where the waves can be wild and untamed and ...

Palo Alto Junior Zoo

The first children's museum West of the Mississippi was founded in Palo Alto in 1934 by Josephine O'Hara. As the Palo Alto Junior Museum grew to include a mini-zoo 44 years ago in 1969, it ...

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Sicilian Festival is Food, Music, Danc...

Published on: April 21, 2011
When in San Diego, do like the Sicilians. Shut down the streets of Little Italy, open your heart, rejoice, sing, dance, dine, and celebrate life in a festival that invites everyone to attend, absolutely free! Held on Sunday, May 22, 2011, the 18th annual Sicilian Festival never disappoints. Held from 10 a.m. to 6 ...

Gorda Springs by the Sea, a Highway 1 ...

Published on: April 21, 2011
When tourists from around the globe plan their Highway 1 Big Sur Coast trips months in advance, they never count on forest fires, landslides and road closures that this stretch of road is so accustomed to. However, it's smooth sailing most of the time and Gorda Springs by the Sea, one of several ...



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