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Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Returns May 31stFeatured

During Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week, a record 80 restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus with lunch priced at $15, $25 or $35, and dinner menus priced at $29, $39, $49 or $59. In addition to prix-fixe selections, some venues feature exclusive special offers only available during restaurant week. First-timers to this year’s food festival include the new upscale Mexican restaurant Mole in Palm Desert, which will feature a $49 dinner menu that consists of a choice of a creamy chipotle Caesar salad or chicken fideo soup, braised beef suadero enchilada or an achiote chile basted snapper filet and house-made tres…

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Gateway to ParadiseFeatured

Welcome to a sun-drenched, nonstop passage to the Cayman Islands Cayman Airways As the National Carrier of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Airways has proudly served the Caribbean destination for over 55 years. From the moment travelers book their flights, they’re greeted with the warmth of true Caymanian hospitality. Cayman Airways offers more nonstop flights to the Cayman Islands than any other airline, ensuring convenient and efficient travel for visitors. Plus, a generous baggage policy sets the airline apart in the travel industry, allowing travelers to bring along what they need without hassle. Travelers can experience state-of-the-art aircraft and enjoy more…

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Hitkor: An Ultimate Entertainment Destination in SoCalFeatured

Nestled just a stone’s throw away from Hollywood, Hitkor presents a world of exceptional entertainment where renowned artists grace the stage with unforgettable performances. Located in the picturesque suburb of Simi Valley, Hitkor offers an unmatched online streaming experience featuring live concerts and comedy shows. Equipped with state-of-the-art production capabilities and staffed by Hollywood’s finest directors, producers, camera operators, and audio engineers, Hitkor ensures that artists shine both visually and sonically. With a diverse lineup of talent spanning various genres, Hitkor caters to all tastes, promising something for everyone. For those craving a live, in-person experience, Hitkor’s sound stage is…

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The Biltmore Los Angeles Celebrates 100 YearsFeatured

It was home to the 1960 Democratic National Convention when John F. Kennedy was announced as the party’s presidential nominee, one of the last sightings of the Black Dahlia in 1947, the site of a significant gay rights protest against the psychiatric establishment listing homosexuality as a disease, and for its role in the death of the famous Pershing Square critter, Benny A. Squirrel. The Biltmore Los Angeles celebrates its centennial this year, and if only those walls could talk. Recently designated as a Los Angeles Historic cultural monument, the building was originally designed by architecture firm Schultze & Weaver,…

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7 Exciting Activities For A Memorable Family Adventure in LOMPOCFeatured

Planning a weekend away that caters to the interests and ages of everyone in your family can be a challenge, but have no fear! Lompoc, situated on California’s Central Coast, offers a wealth of fun experiences that will leave the whole family with smiles. Whether your family loves outdoor adventures or educational explorations, join us as we uncover 7 fun things to do in Lompoc that are perfect for families. Lompoc truly delivers an unforgettable family vacation with its diverse range of attractions and activities. Whether you’re exploring the historical gems, immersing yourselves in art, or relishing the natural wonders,…

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KNOTT’S Scary Farm Kicks off its 50th AnniversaryFeatured

The year was 1973 when guests witnessed an eerie fog transform the quaint theme park, Knott’s Berry Farm, into the infamous Knott’s Scary Farm. Fifty years later, the spine-tingling tradition is now Southern California’s longest running and most haunting Halloween theme park event. Some would even say it is a rite of passage for many Southern California teenagers. “Knott’s Scary Farm has been a California staple for the past 50 years,” Christopher Do, Manager, Production Management at Knott’s, said. “Our amazing designers always find ways to push the limits and create incredible stories and mazes that completely immerse our guests…

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Buena Park: the Land of YesFeatured

PACK UP YOUR SWIMSUIT AND SLIDE ON YOUR SUNNIES, BECAUSELADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WE’RE HEADED TO BUENA PARK — THE LAND OF YES! In this land, you are invited to embrace the best parts of life. Say “aye-aye” to dinner with pirates. Nod your head along to the best beats of the Roaring ’20s. Dance down the street in a nighttime street party, or try out that rollercoaster you’ve been dreaming about since you were a kid. In Buena Park, you can let your hair down, take a deep breath and say yes to a weekend of fun. Beautiful Buena Park…

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El Cholo: The Landmark Mexican Restaurant That Harkens Back to 1920s era Los Angeles — Turns 100Featured

Walk through the doors of El Cholo Spanish Café and you’ll find it’s much the same today as it was a century ago. The smell of scratch-made food fills the historic bungalow the Salisbury family has run for 97 years. Generations of photos and memorabilia of families, longtime staff and famous guests cover the walls, and the modest two-page menu features many of the same authentic dishes as it did the year the restaurant began. Opened in 1923 at the corner of Broadway and Santa Barbara Street in Downtown Los Angeles, founders Alejandro and Rosa Borquez called their new venture…

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Retreat to Renew: Exploring the Benefits of a Wellness GetawayFeatured

In a world that incessantly interrupts us with attention traps and deadlines, we’ve become a generation of overstressed and restless individuals who consider relaxation a luxury, as opposed to a necessary element for optimum health. When it’s time to recharge our physical and emotional wellbeing, a wellness getaway may be the best remedy. The Four Seasons Westlake Village Wellness Retreat is a luxurious and rejuvenating experience for those seeking to unwind and reconnect with their inner selves. With a focus on wellness, it offers a range of amenities and services designed to promote physical, emotional and spiritual well-being by spending…

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Best Road Trip Pit Stops Along SoCal’s Pacific Coast HighwayFeatured

According to a recent survey, 42% of Americans are planning on taking a road trip this Summer. Fill up your tank and soak in the stunning views along California’s most iconic road trip routes in the world – the coastal PCH highway, where views of the Pacific Ocean complement idyllic beachfront pit stops that embody the best of the Summer.   For road trippers headed South on PCH, the bustling beachside community of Santa Monica offers endless sights, an abundance of sun, sand & surf-oriented activities, as well as stunning luxury five-star oceanfront stays to recharge before hitting the road. Where to stay & what…

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Girls Night Out – Go Coucou and Get Your GoatFeatured

Even if you can’t make it to Spain, France or the rolling hills of Tuscany this summer, there are plenty of escapes for a girl’s night out in L.A. to make you feel like you’re on vacation. Whether it’s sharing plates or your deepest secrets, Coucou, The Girl & The Goat and Flor y Solera are all a girl’s best friend for a night out. The lively new Spanish tapas bar in the Los Angeles Arts District, Flor y Solera is the newest restaurant from Factory Place Hospitality Group, with a menu inspired by Spain’s 17 regions. Helmed by Catalan-born…

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Luxury on a Dude RanchFeatured

The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort is one of more than 300 hotels and resorts throughout the country that is recognized for maintaining its history and distinguished architecture. “The Alisal,” in the Chumash language means “grove of the Sycamores,” which describes the backdrop of the celebrated ranch, located in the Santa Ynez Valley. The 10,500-acre property was once known as Rancho Nojoqui and is still a working ranch today.  The Resort The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort boasts 73 private guest cottages and suites, a 6,500-sq.ft. spa, swimming pool and fitness center. With an array of amenities and activities from which to…

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Get Away Without Going AwayFeatured

5 Family Staycation Ideas That Won’t Break Your Budget Family vacations are a great way to bond and take a step back from the hectic schedules that accompany everyday life, but sometimes time or money (or both) make planning an elaborate trip a non-starter. However, a staycation – a vacation you take right in your hometown (or nearby) – can be much less expensive and fit into nearly any amount of available time with the added bonus of skipping out on potentially stressful travel. Consider these staycation ideas to take advantage of your local area’s attractions and prove you don’t…

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Discovering Channel Islands National ParkFeatured

Just off the coast of Ventura is Channel Islands National Park, one of our richest, rarest national treasures.  Known as America’s Galapagos, the park’s five islands — Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara — are treasure troves of history and recreation. It also includes some 2,000 diverse animal and plant species, 145 of which exist nowhere else in the world.

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La Jolla: The Jewel of San DiegoFeatured

There are many treasures of this Mediterranean-style village that make La Jolla one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in Southern California: luxurious and historic hotels and resorts; fine dining with breathtaking ocean views; retail shopping that rivals northern neighbors Rodeo Drive and South Coast Plaza; sophisticated, world-class arts and culture, and a strikingly beautiful setting complemented by endless outdoor recreational activities. Add to this extraordinary mix a rich history with numerous famous residents, from Gregory Peck to Ted Giesel (aka Dr. Seuss), and some of the nation’s leading scientific research centers, including the internationally renowned Salk Institute and the…

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