California · Central Valley

Where to Eat and Play With Yosemite Closed?

With Yosemite National Park being closed from the south gate entrance on Highway 41 due to the Ferguson fire’s smoky conditions, visitors are asking what they can do instead. Visit Yosemite-Madera County encourages all visitors to stop in to the visitor center located at 40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst to speak to volunteers and staff for suggestions or… Continue reading Where to Eat and Play With Yosemite Closed?

California · Entertainment · Food

California Foodways podcast expands

The Food & Environment Reporting Network (FERN) has partnered with California Foodways, the critically acclaimed public radio series by award-winning reporter and producer Lisa Morehouse, as she expands it into a podcast. In California Foodways, Morehouse travels county by county in California, reporting stories that explore the intersection of food, culture, history, labor, economy, and environment. The… Continue reading California Foodways podcast expands

California · Central Valley · Family

Treat yourself to an endless summer of fun at Bass Lake in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

Bass Lake set in the Sierra Nevada foothills officially launched on May 1st with a media kick-off event to showcase the sparkling star lake, the tall sugar and ponderosa pines and one sequoia tree. An endless summer of activities and events were shared and the biggest star of Bass Lake is the bald eagles that… Continue reading Treat yourself to an endless summer of fun at Bass Lake in the Sierra Nevada Foothills

California · Education

California teachers Win $10,000

Thanks to the generosity and support of an anonymous donor, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), a nationally recognized nonprofit and college readiness system, will present the Teacher Advocacy Team Award to five deserving California AVID Site Teams this month in Sacramento. As a part of this honor, the winners will receive $10,000 to strengthen AVID… Continue reading California teachers Win $10,000

California · Travel

LUXE City Center Hotel features sweeping Los Angeles views

  LUXE City Center, the hotel synonymous with lavish accommodations and excellent service, right in the heart of Los Angeles, is once again leveraging their central, downtown location by modernizing their ballroom event spaces to fit every occasion. The AAA Four-Diamond hotel is proud to announce three newly renovated venues, the Angeleno Room, Figueroa and Olympic Ballroom, and Patio Lounge,… Continue reading LUXE City Center Hotel features sweeping Los Angeles views

California · Central Valley

Robert Hall Winery Exploring the Diversity of Paso Robles

Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles, CA is leading a wine revolution. Founding winemaker, Don Brady, and the winemaking team are on a quest to discover more about this incredible wine region and what it can produce. Brady has been making award-winning Paso wines for over 20 years and is now releasing three wines that showcase… Continue reading Robert Hall Winery Exploring the Diversity of Paso Robles

California · Education

2018 Outstanding High School Counselor honored

A veteran high school counselor in Santa Ana has been selected as the winner of the Arthur S. Marmaduke Award for outstanding achievements in high school counseling. Beau Menchaca was honored in a ceremony at Century High School for his dedication in encouraging students to pursue their higher education dreams, announced the . (The Central… Continue reading 2018 Outstanding High School Counselor honored