Jean Gillette is out enjoying a holiday weekend. This is from her archives.
I first met Tim Kramer back in 2005 not knowing a lot about Temecula Wine Country or much about other California Wine countries for that matter.
I’ve never been one to head out of town with the masses on holiday weekends, especially in Southern California where the potential traffic nightmares can test even the most patient of us. That, and the fact that we live in such a desirable area that people travel long distances to visit here, gave me an [...]
There’s probably nobody in Big Bear Lake that Jim Lyons doesn’t know, and probably no one who doesn’t know him.
For years, the RAV4 has been one of Consumer Reports’ highest-rated small SUVs, going neck and neck with the Subaru Forester and capturing that class’s Top Pick honor in 2011 and 2012.
All week I’ve been trying to decide what was best to write about. I gear my column toward Baby Boomers, who, for the most part, were wiped out by the recession in the hopes that what I’m experiencing can be a glimmer of hope for those whose journey may mirror my own. In my next [...]
The celebration of the history of moviemaking in and around Lone Pine, Calif., started as a film festival and morphed into a museum.
In the world of standardized student testing, Elisa Fregoso has won the Lottery.
My friends from La Mesa just got back from a quick trip to Puerto Vallarta. They have the condo two doors down from mine. They said the weather was perfect and the 18-story bay front condo building was filled with college students. They were there on some kind of multi-college science conference or something like [...]
I don’t recall the exact quote by writer/director John Milius from his film “Big Wednesday,” but it goes something like this: “The great rides and the big swells will fade, but we will never forget the friends we rode them with.” While not as poetic as Milius’ original verse, you get the point — friendship [...]