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Wednesday, 26th February 2020

Salvation Mountain – Off the Beaten Path

By on Apr 5, 2016 in Adventures, Arts, Arts & Culture, Attractions, Best of California, Community, Do, Features, Outdoors, Photography, Travel

A few hours away from San Diego in Niland, Calif. 190 miles southeast of Los Angeles, in the lower desert of Southern California in Imperial County just east of the Salton Sea and about an hour and a half from Palm Springs, you will encounter Salvation Mountain.

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Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise – San Francisco

By on Apr 2, 2016 in Adventures, Attractions, Features, Outdoors, Photography, Travel

A great way to learn about San Franciso history is by taking one of the short day cruises offered on the bay. The Bridge-to-Bridge tour operated by Red And White Fleet was not only educational but also romantic. It goes from the Golden Gate Bridge at the edge of the Pacific Ocean all the way to the Bay Bridge in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district and last 90 minutes.

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The Point Reyes – Rusty Beauty

By on Feb 15, 2016 in Adventures, Attractions, Features, Outdoors, Travel

If you’re into Off the Beaten Path travel you’ll be sure to enjoy, The Point Reyes, an abandoned and deteriorating fishing boat in Inverness, Marin County, California. A short drive north of San Francisco, it is located near Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Monarch Butterflies at Ardenwood Historic Farm

By on Jan 2, 2016 in Adventures, Arts & Culture, Attractions, Community, Features, Outdoors, Photography, Scene, Travel

Several people waited online outside Ardenwood Historic Farm (Fremont) on New Year’s Day to view the monarch butterflies that migrate there in search of warmth. They travel hundreds of miles from the western U.S. and Canada to escape temperatures that can hit below freezing. There’s been a great decline in their population as many as 25,000 were counted in 1997 compared to about 1,600 at the farm this year.

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Monster Jam takes over Petco Park

By on Jan 16, 2015 in Adventures, Events, One on One, Scene, Shows

Monster Jam takes over Petco Park If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush this weekend you don’t want to miss out on Monster Jam at Petco Park. This Saturday’s all-star line-up includes World Finals champion powerhouses Grave Digger®, El Toro Loco®, Captain’s Curse® and Metal Mulisha; plus the San Diego debut truck appearances of FOX Sports 1™ Cleatus, Scooby-Doo™, Dragon, Doomsday; Monster Mutt® Rottweiler; War Wagon and Incinerator.  Another special performance will take place on Saturday, Jan. 31 with the return appearance (after 7-year hiatus from San Diego) of four-time World Finals Champion and Grave Digger Icon Dennis Anderson! Anderson’s sons, Adam and Ryan are also Monster Truck drivers. We got to speak to Ryan Anderson who’s been in the business for only five years. “My dad’s been doing it for 32 years now so I was born into...

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THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS: Carnevale, Gondola Rides and National Geographic Photo Exhibit

By on Jul 10, 2013 in Adventures, Attractions, Museums, Travel

Carnevale The Venetian and the Palazzo Las Vegas is inviting guests to experience their version of Carnevale for a second year. Inspired by the summer festivals of Italy, there are over 300 experiences for you to indulge your senses. If you’re not staying at the Venetian be sure to pass by for an evening stroll inside the hotel, you will encounter mysterious costumed characters during Masquerade.  There will be fantasy, food, fun and romance surprising you each corner. For more information on CARNEVALE, visit or Click to enlarge 50 Greatest Photos – National Geographic I was most excited to see the Venetian Imagine Gallery featuring a special exhibition of National Geographic’s 50 most popular photos from its 125-year-old history. Guests get to read, hear and view the stories behind some of the photos, elevating their meaning from...

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