Festival-goers feasted on an estimated 1.5 million strawberries during the 2024 California Strawberry Festival last weekend. It was the event’s 38th anniversary. The 2024 California Strawberry Festival took place last weekend, Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, at the…
collage of four photos from the 2024 California Strawberry Festival in Ventura
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By J.C. Thomas California’s celebrated coastline is 1,264 miles long, yet there are only a handful of true oceanfront resorts in the entire state. Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach stands out even among such rare offerings – it’s the only…
A view of the beach and ocean framed by an architectural arch at Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach resort in Oxnard, California
Ocean views from Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach (Photo by California News Press)
Mother’s Day is on May 12, 2024, so it’s crunch time for shopping for a gift for your mom, the mother of your children and any other beloved mother figures in your life. Flowers and a card are always appreciated…
Graphic header with flowers reading 2024 Mother's Day Gift Guide
The Cobb salad is one of California’s most enduring culinary creations, one that’s always worth celebrating – and ordering. This salad is substantial enough to be a stand-alone meal, with a full array of flavors and textures that complement, rather…
An original recipe Cobb salad composed on a gray platter
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On the edge of the San Francisco Bay in Richmond, California, is Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park. The park preserves and explores the history of the “Rosies,” some 6 million women who entered the nation’s industrial…
An exhibit inside Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park visitor center
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By J.C. Thomas San Diego County is known all around the world for its major tourist attractions, near-perfect weather and natural beauty. It’s hard to believe that any hidden gems remain among the region’s immensely inviting cities, beaches and mountains.…
Drink glasses set on a balcony with a lake backdrop at Lakehouse Resort in San Marcos near San Diego
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Elvis Presley could have lived anywhere in the world, but even at the highest peak of his fame he devoted himself to Memphis. Elvis was born 100 miles away in Tupelo, Mississippi, moved to Memphis with his family at the…
A pink Cadillac belonging to Elvis Presley inside the Presley Motors Museum at Graceland
Elvis Presley's pink Cadillac (Photo by California News Press)
The city of Memphis, Tennessee, has adopted the tourist-drawing tagline “Home of the Blues,” with “Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll” as a close runner-up. Memphis Tourism opts for an all-encompassing “Home of Blues, Soul and Rock ‘n’ Roll.” With a…
A vintage neon sign reading Popular Tunes and Welcome to Memphis
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Valentine’s Day is coming soon, meaning all the lovers of the world are assigned a mandatory gift-buying quest. Whether you’re long-betrothed, all loved-up, keeping-it-casual or just dipping your toes into the world of coupledom, consider yourself lucky to have such…
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Santa Monica is the No. 1 place to go for anyone with a rosy, rom-com-like vision of a Los Angeles vacation. It’s a sunny, lively, visitor-friendly beach city that feels familiar even if it’s your first visit. Santa Monica is…
Santa Monica Pier with a Ferris wheel and backdrop of the beach and city
Exposition Park, a 152-acre urban park in a South Los Angeles neighborhood also named Exposition Park, is one of the top visitor destinations in all of Southern California. The park’s most famous landmark is the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, a…
Fireworks over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with the playing field covered in an American flag and stands full for a Los Angeles Rams game
Celebrations at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during an LA Rams game in 2019 (Photo by California News Press)
The third Monday in January is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday to honor the life and legacy of the foremost figure of the American civil rights movement. The National Civil Rights Museum, adjacent to and encompassing the…
Signage for the Lorraine Motel at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee against a gray sky