That’s My Park: Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks is a local non-profit that supports 32 California State Parks from Watsonville to Half Moon Bay. Founded in 1976 as the Monterey Bay Natural History Museum, the organization has evolved…
Local Gifts & Souvenirs at SCM Clothing
Looking for some locally made gifts for the holidays? Visit SCM Clothing in Ben Lomond for artisan jewelry, clothing, stickers and much much more! Located next to the gas station across from Coffee 9.
Tripping out at the Mystery Spot
Perception is reality, but at the Mystery Spot, everything seems unreal. One minute the person next to you is shorter, and the next they’ve grown taller––balls roll uphill, and chairs stand on walls.
Bigfooting––Science On The Fringe?
I couldn’t wait to get the story about Mike and about Bigfoot. I wanted to know so many things. So who or what is it with this guy Bigfoot? Did a gorilla mate with a giant? Why is he so elusive, being as big as he is?
Fall Wine Tasting in Watsonville
Bicycling between the wineries is encouraged and easy. Don’t be fooled by the locations. Wargin Wines and Integrity Wines are fun, personable, professional and a great way to see how the wine business works up close.
Hakone Gardens – Tranquility in the City
On the edge of Silicon Valley, nestled among state and county parks in Saratoga, lies Hakone Gardens the oldest Japanese estate and gardens in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy a tranquil journey to ancient Japan’s storied past through…
‘The vineyard in the sky’ is so much more than a beautiful place to enjoy a glass of wine. With stunning panoramic views of the coastal mountains, it is a fantastic place to say ‘I do,’ and celebrate the cherished milestones of life…
The Majesty of Filoli
Enjoy a visit to Filoli and spend a day stepping back in time, enjoying tea in the shadow of those who came before. Lose yourself in nature and the gardens taking pleasure where past passions continue to bloom into a beautiful present at one of the most unique properties in California, if not the world.
The Cats – Perfect, notorious BBQ
But forget the BBQ for a minute, I had no idea how delicious the history here proved to be. A one-time stop for stagecoaches, the Cats Roadhouse had also served as a weigh station for lumber wagons. Along with the introduction of paved roads, its history took a turn to the notorious during the 1920s…