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Be mesmerized.

Be mesmerized.
There are car shows, air shows, motorcycle shows, tractor shows, maker fairs, music festivals, food festivals, and living history festivals ...
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Groove out on the vibes man

Groove out on the vibes man
A 50th-anniversary celebration of the adventurous and colorful counterculture that blossomed in the years surrounding the legendary San Francisco summer ...
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Never too old for an Easter cookie!

Never too old for an Easter cookie!
Moonside Bakery and Café serves up hearty breakfast and lunch items like omelets, pancakes, breakfast burritos, sandwiches made with their ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 091

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 091
The ever-popular Peace lily. When it comes to indoor plants, peace lilies are some of the easiest to care for ...
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Revere the flower!

Revere the flower!
Come out and celebrate the return of spring wildflowers and the start of California Native Plant Week! Learn all about ...
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We’re 4 months in. How’s your New Year’s resolution going?

We’re 4 months in. How’s your New Year’s resolution going?
It’s known that January is a popular month for gym memberships. Sadly, by February most people who made the promise ...
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One of the wine world’s best kept secrets

One of the wine world’s best kept secrets
The Santa Cruz Mountains have long produced some of the New World’s very finest wines. Santa Cruz Mountain Pinot Noir ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 090

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 090
California golden violet or sometimes called wood violet. Another plant that’s not growing in our garden - although we have ...
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A belly as colorful as a California poppy!

A belly as colorful as a California poppy!
Right now, the California newts are out and can be found in the cool damp forest floor or near small ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 089

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 089
Western Trillium (Trillium ovatum). Although this flower is not growing in our garden but on our property wild. Trillium means ...
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Lunch at the Caboose

Lunch at the Caboose
A new beachy roadside eatery just opened in a historic train caboose serving American classic comfort food. You must try ...
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Need a tooth pulled?

Need a tooth pulled?
With the discovery of gold in 1848, adventurers flocked to California and some discovered they could make more money exploiting ...
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