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If you’re searching for a weekend getaway, San Diego packs a big vacation punch. Thanks to a range of public transportation options, it’s an excellent choice if you’re considering a car-free getaway. I spent a recent weekend luxuriating at…

Humans have been enjoying wine for centuries, and now the San Francisco Wine School is offering an opportunity to learn about (and taste) some truly vintage vintages. Merging academic study of wine history with an exploration of wine’s place in…

Every year, the New York Times fuels our wanderlust with its annual list of places to visit. In addition to the far-flung and exotic, this year’s 52 Places to Visit in 2016 touts our very own East Bay for its culinary wonders,…

One of the many gems of Sonoma County, the quaint village of Bodega is charming any old day, but it’s even more appealing when you bring in a celebration of wine, craft brews, and some of the best, freshest…

Sometimes it’s hard to feel truly good about what you eat, but the Homeless Garden Project’s Sustain Supper Series makes it easy—and delicious—to feel good about your meal on so many levels. First, each supper will feature not only a tantalizing…

Channel your inner yogi at the Big Bear Yoga Festival, August 21-23, 2015 at the YMCA Camp Oakes. In the serene setting of Big Bear, mindfulness is easy—especially when it’s accompanied by incredible yoga instructors, vibrant music (and dance!), inspirational…