Tag Archives: California






A Very Special Destination Wedding


Reggie Yemma, and her new husband, Dan Foldes (Iran Ramirez photography)
Like one in four American couples getting married this year, according to research by TheKnot.com, my daughter, Reggie Yemma, and her new husband, Dan Foldes, opted for a destination wedding more
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Food & Wine Trails Holiday Family Friendly Wine Cruise Dates Announced


Food & Wine Trails, in partnership with three local Santa Rosa CA wineries, has announced its first family-friendly holiday wine cruise. more
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Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates its 50th Anniversary


Universal Studios Hollywood in California celebrates its 50th anniversary with the opening of three new attractions. more
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San Francisco’s hidden gem — The Presidio


Batteries to Bluff Trail, Presidio
We’re hiking the famous Batteries to Bluffs trail in San Francisco’s Presidio, a national park unlike any other, which takes us up and down steps along the western Pacific shoreline, past historic gun batteries, rewarding us with a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Wow! more
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Families love concierge level for informality


Smores at the fire pit of the Ritz Carlton Northstar California
“I love it here,” said Martha Kramer, enjoying an early dinner with her two kids, including one with special needs. She could have gone to the first rate restaurant downstairs Manzanita with her husband and his business colleagues, she said, “But this is more relaxing.” more
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New Experiences Announced for Southern California Theme Parks


The theme parks in Southern California, including; Disney California Adventure, Knott’s Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios Hollywood, have announced the new additions for 2015. more
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Aboard the USS Iowa searching for a charming mutt named Vicky


Where's Vicky contest on USS Iowa
The USS Iowa, now a museum in Los Angeles Harbor, has a storied history but the story of its mascot, a little mutt named Vicky, charms visitors of all ages. more
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Celebrate the Holiday Season with your Family in California


Pebble Beach Resort in California is offering a fall and winter getaway package for families. more
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Go Singing with your Kids at California Cafe


Chirp, a Kids Karaoke Café, opened in Pasadena, California this past summer. The venue offers kids of all ages a space to explore their creativity through music more
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Take the Kids to San Diego in October — they’re free!


Downtown USS Midway
There’s no better time to visit San Diego than October when kids are free all over town — from the zoo to harbor cruises, LEGOLAND California in nearby Carlsbad, nearly 40 museums, restaurants and activities from surf lessons to speedboat rides to golf and even fishing. more
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