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Pasadena Pops Orchestra concludes summer season

20 Sep 2013
Yet another summer season of music and classical entertainment came to a close on the evening of September 7, as the Pasadena Pops Orchestra completed its final 2013 performance under the tutelage of Michael Feinstein. The Los Angeles County Arboretum was filled with the familiar tunes of Gershwin, while guest vocalists Tom Wopat and Cat Read More
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Spend an afternoon horseback riding and wine tasting in Santa Ynez

18 Sep 2013
Because of its rolling hillsides and verdant meadows, as well as ample sunshine and warm weather year-round, the Santa Ynez Valley is one of the most versatile regions of California, affording its residents and visitors a multitude of opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Those spending time in this area typically find themselves outdo Read More
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The 3 best guided wine tour businesses in Santa Barbara

13 Sep 2013
Often regarded as a gateway to California's wine country, Santa Barbara offers oenophiles many opportunities to nurture their appreciation of the carefully crafted beverage. In addition to miles of coastline and high-end shopping, those spending time in this picturesque area of the Golden State can enjoy participating in a number of luxurious Read More
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'Delicious' new exhibit opens at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

13 Sep 2013
In addition to its fantastic weather, laid back lifestyle and ample opportunities for luxurious recreation, California's Sonoma Valley is also highly regarded for its many local fine wines and upscale culinary scene. Now, a new exhibit at an area museum serves to highlight the region's exquisite offerings, through a multitude of mediums.&n Read More
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The 3 best spots to get lobster rolls on Cape Cod

13 Sep 2013
Cape Cod has long been highly regarded for its abundance of fresh seafood, and the many culinary offerings created using the ocean's bounty. However, one of the most classic seafood dishes that both seasonal visitors and year-round residents often enjoy are lobster rolls. While quick and easy to make, these menu items can range in composition Read More
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Taking a tour of San Francisco's green offerings

12 Sep 2013
While many metropolitan areas across California have replaced wasteful and ineffective operations with environmentally friendly alternatives, San Francisco was the site where many of those concepts were first conceived and adopted. Accordingly, a trip through the city affords sights of solar panels, personal windmills, rooftop gardens and sus Read More
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Hamptons Classic Horse Show draws affluent attendees

11 Sep 2013
For the 38th year, equestrian enthusiasts and socialites from New York state and across the country traveled to the Suffolk County hamlet of Bridgehampton to attend the Hamptons Classic Horse Show at the end of August. This annual event features a number of jumping and dressage competitions, and routinely draws famous personalities, industry Read More
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Project Understanding to host gala event in Ventura

5 Sep 2013
For more than 30 years, Project Understanding has assisted individuals throughout Ventura County, California, who have needed temporary assistance by offering vital resources and working to improve the overall community. Now, area residents have their chance to celebrate the organization's efforts and show their support, at an upcoming gala ev Read More
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Luxury homes in Pasadena see heightened prices in Q2

4 Sep 2013
Across California, upscale communities are continuing to see housing prices increase. Owners of luxury homes  have been able to observe their properties' resale values rise, and the trend of appreciation could very well be seen for the next several months. If you've been waiting for a good time to purchase a vacation house, Read More
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Monterey restaurants' French flavors keep locals, tourists satiated

4 Sep 2013
California's miles of coastline not only allow for entertainment and recreation, but also contribute to the culinary scenes of many seaside metropolitan areas. One such city, Monterey, has long been considered a premier destination for gourmands due to the many restaurants located within its limits. These establishments are highly regarded for Read More