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Issue 31Travel

By Ashley Stinson In the heart of the Mother Lode, where Valley and foothills and mountains all meet, rests Amador County. Sparsely populated, the area is peaceful and serene with a plethora of campgrounds, historic sites, and winter ski resorts. But with a name like Amador, it’s a natural fit

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Issue 30Travel

By Ashley Stinson If there’s one thing that California is known for the world over, it’s our excellent wines. California is the world’s fourth-largest producer of wine, with a climate that’s fabulously suited to growing vast vineyards of flavorful grapes. And no place in California is more synonymous with vineyards

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Issue 29Travel

By Ashley Stinson The Valley heat can sometimes be overwhelming and leave you looking for somewhere to escape to. For times like these, a beach getaway might be just the thing, and Santa Cruz could be the perfect coastal day trip to give you a break. Santa Cruz boasts scenic

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Issue 28Travel

By Ashley Stinson The Big Sur region of California is a beautiful, rugged, largely unpopulated stretch of coastal mountains offering some of the most beautiful scenery in the state. If you want to get out and see the view at Big Sur, but don’t necessarily want to rough it in

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Issue 26Travel

By Elisa Hutsell Among the rolling hills and rocky mountains of California is one of America’s best preserved natural gems. Designated in 1984 as a World Heritage Site—a landmark which has been officially recognized by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization—Yosemite has been considered one of the most

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Issue 25Travel

By Noel Daniel Do you dream of being by the sea all times of year? This winter, Pacifica, California might be the perfect place for you—just make sure to dress warm. Pacifica Municipal Pier ||  2100 Beach Blvd., Pacifica Pacifica Pier also the perfect place to catch the sunset or do

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