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1/2/2013

Go on a brew tour from San Francisco to San Diego. California’s micro brew scene is booming right now, and summer is the best... More»

12/20/2012

Updated: December 2015 Shop Last-minute Christmas shopping is tough. Luckily, downtown St. Helena is full of one-of-a-kind... More»

12/19/2012

SAN FRANCISCO'S VERY OWN MOUNTAIN playground is less than four hours away (on a good day), which means that most stalwart weekend warriors... More»

11/16/2012

A last-minute four-hour drive south of the city recently landed me in the Central Coast enclave of Morro Bay. Despite having lived in the Central Coast for... More»

11/2/2012

Saturday 10 a.m. For the drive north, opt for Highway 1, and revel in this year’s last taste of summer sunshine.... More»

10/26/2012

Saturday   12 p.m.: Lunch at LokaL Take full... More»

10/18/2012

Eat Soif With farms like Love Apple Farms in your backyard, it... More»

8/31/2012

Oakland's crab festival Strap on a bib and dig in to a bottomless pit of Dungeness crab at the... More»

8/16/2012

Good news: The state parks apocalypse has been averted. Over the past year, public-land advocates have collected enough... More»

4/21/2008

It’s no secret that San Franciscans pine for a real summer. Granted, we do tend to get a few hot days in September and October—but assuming you... More»

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6/9/2015

  The land of whale-watching, aquariums, and Steinbeck has a few new draws worthy of a weekend trip this summer. Here are some of our favorites... More»

5/18/2015

  Forget schlepping heavy tents and equipment to a campsite, only to find out your forgot the stakes at home—this summer, check out one... More»