Category Archives for California.


Outside Lands San Francisco Golden Gate Park

Outside Lands Music and Art Festival is an annual event since 2008 featuring top music groups and attracting tens of thousands of visitors to Golden Gate Park San Francisco. In August 2013,  the sixth edition of the three day music festival included acts like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul McCartney, Vampire Weekend, The Head and…

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San Diego Marriott La Jolla

La Jolla, the Jewel, is 10 to 15 miles north of San Diego in the upscale enclave consisting of a sea cove, numerous expensive homes, several research institutes and the University of California San Diego. The San Diego Marriott La Jolla hotel is located east of Interstate 5 with no ocean view. Hyatt and Sheraton…

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Hearst Castle–La Cuesta Encantada

Hearst Castle is one of the jewels of the California State Parks system. The 165-room house of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst was under construction for 28 years from 1919 to 1947.  WR Hearst was in his 80s when he left his estate in 1947 for medical care. He died in 1951. The house and…

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