Ronald Reagan Presidential Library And Museum Displays Iconic Baseball Artifacts

Simi Valley, CA–Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum will feature baseball artifacts in a new exhibit, “Baseball! The Exhibition” on April 4 in Simi Valley. The exhibit is a 12,000 square foot exhibition featuring over 700 artifacts, including some of the rarest, historic and iconic baseball memorabilia from the largest known private collector in the U.S. The […]

Planning The Most Memorable Family Vacation Of Your Life


(BPT)–It’s no secret that families are busy these days. Between mom and dad’s careers, the kids’ school demands and extra-curricular activities, quality time together as a family is hard to come by. This busy lifestyle is inspiring a new travel movement, and 2014 is positioned for the grand rebirth of the family vacation. If you […]

Regional Park Receives Observation Deck


SOUTH COUNTY–A new observation deck at Hollister Pond is the latest improvement to a South County swath of land that was once a dumping ground filled with concrete debris, trash, refrigerators, abandoned cars and dying vegetation. County Supervisor Greg Cox and dozens of residents formally opened a deck that overlooks the pond Saturday and also […]

Discover San Marcos Hike To Explore Ridgeline Trails

SAN MARCOS–The City of San Marcos Community Services will sponsor a Discover San Marcos Hike to Cerro de las Posas and Double Peak Park on April 5. Hikers will get plenty of aerobic exercise on this moderately difficult, 6-mile hike. The hike offers overlooks of Lake San Marcos and views of the coastline. There will […]

Traveling? Check Out These Tips On Staying Healthy

(BPT)–As-vital as vacations are for our mental well-being, many of us find ourselves compromising on nutrition when we travel. Being away from our routines – and our own kitchens – can throw our weight loss efforts for a loop. Eating while traveling with limited time and-restaurant choices is often the hardest part of keeping up […]

Queen Mary’s 21st Annual ScotsFestival Inspires Traditional Entertainment


LONG BEACH–The Queen Mary’s rich history comes alive for the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXI. The two-day celebration unfolds February 15 – 16 and features traditional games, authentic food, beer, and whisky tastings. The beloved festival welcomes nearly seventy Scottish Clans and vendors to the Queen Mary, and presents the “Rock Yer Kilt” […]

Stretching Your Ski Vacation Dollar


(BPT)–With the Olympics right around the corner, skiing is on a lot of people’s minds. While ski trips can get pricey quickly, there are ways to give your budget a lift. “It’s not unusual for ‘ski vacation’ to be synonymous with ‘expensive getaway,’” says Jeanenne Tornatore, senior editor for the travel booking website “But […]

CA State Parks Begin 150th Anniversary Year With New Year’s Day Hikes

Anza Borrego Ocotillo.

SACRAMENTO–This New Year’s Day, California State Parks will commemorate their 150th anniversary with several First Day Hikes planned across the state. On Wednesday, 31 state parks will offer 38 different hikes, including hikes in the redwoods, the deserts and along the coast and beaches, as well as a paddle hike, and other activities. The First Day […]

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Monsoons Turn Borrego Springs Desert Green

Borrego Springs Park

BORREGO SPRINGS–Usually, the pull of the desert in September is the vision of dazzling stars popping out of the dark skies while you lay on your back in a warm pool. That’s right. Monsoon rains deluged the desert at the end of August and two weeks later the desert floor is a carpet of green and […]