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The oasis that is Ojai

Relaxation, recreation, great dining at Ventura retreat

Sit up

Kevin R. Stone, MD Sit up. Just like your mother told you…

Goodbye summer, hello school year

I have a very important announcement that will bring parents and children…

Three hikes to escape the crowds in Yosemite

Aficionados know about rewarding outings outside the valley most visitors never see

  • Aug 14, 2019

Canned sour beers that explode with flavor

Over the past decade, both sour beer and canned craft beer have grown mainstream.

Eight of the best California sauvignon blanc wines

With so many good sauvignon blanc releases across the state, it’s difficult and subjective to select a few.

The country’s hottest book on cocktails

The book was named Book of the Year from the James Beard Media Awards.

Getting ‘doored’ by a ride-hail driver

By Christopher Dolan and Cristina Garcia This week’s question comes from Nancy…

Why ACL repairs often fail

A few do very well. Most do not.

Three marvelous days in Montreal

Canada’s second largest city offers European flair, plentiful art

Prison Radio: Broadcasting uncensored, incarcerated voices

“We have a deep braid of tech industry and a big progressive tradition in the Bay Area,” said Jennifer Beach, co-founder of Prison Radio

A balancing act for employers: service animals and allergies in the workplace

By Christopher Dolan and Vanessa Deniston This week’s question comes from Brian…

His identity bothered some people. It inspired him to help Valley residents go to college

UC Berkeley was a “huge cultural shock” at first for Michael Pina,…

Peju Province Winery: A story of stability and sustainability

In 1983, Tony and Herta left a florist business in Los Angeles and purchased the 30-acre Rutherford site.

Opt in to donate your organs

Orthopaedic tissues, such as meniscus and articular cartilage, are also in short supply.

Getting creative with watermelon

Watermelon is 92 percent water, making it almost as thirst-quenching as an…

Frank Family Winery: A vineyard rich in Hollywood history

Stories have been told of Marilyn Monroe making annual visits to Kornell to stock up on the bubbly.

Far from the cruel sun, at Maui’s Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel

From poke a ride on an outrigger canoe, KBH is exactly as remote as a relaxing vacation should be

Potential signs of human trafficking

By Christopher Dolan and Dianna Albini Unfortunately, and incomprehensibly, we are growing…

Can an endangered plant help wildlife escape rising seas?

On a recent sunny day, we pounded large wooden branches into the sand and mud next to newly planted shrubs at a salt marsh in the north San Francisco Bay.

  • Jul 20, 2019