By Angela Ross Photographs by Joe Ross Ten minutes west of Temecula Valley’s majestic wineries, gourmet restaurants, and luxury spas, a Western-era town provides the backdrop for a bustling, pedestrian-friendly lifestyle center. While the stagecoaches and cattle ranches of Temecula’s storied past have given way to tasting rooms and alfresco dining, Old Town Temecula embraces … [Read more...] about Five Things to Do in Old Town Temecula
By Kimberley Player ITWPA Member The San Francisco Bay Area is famous for its Napa Valley wineries and, more recently, for an influx of craft breweries in the East Bay. But if you want a one-of-a-kind experience off the beaten tasting track, skip the wine and beer and go sake sampling in Berkeley! Takara Sake USA is the name on the side of a large, nondescript warehouse … [Read more...] about Beyond the Breweries: Sake Tasting in an Eclectic Berkeley Hideaway
By Harry Singh While moving from San Francisco to Bodie, a little girl wrote in her diary: “Goodbye God, I’m going to Bodie,” a phrase that came to be known throughout the west. As the legend goes, Bodie was second to none for its wickedness. Justice vigilante-style, saloon brawls, and stagecoach robberies became more the norm than the exception. Reputations are earned … [Read more...] about Bodie… Second to None for Wickedness!