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Choose Your Own (CA Parks) Adventure

In our May issue’s Best of the West section, we’re featuring something really cool that’s come out of a joint venture between California’s Parks Forward Commission and the wildly innovative Bay Area design studio called Stamen. Looking to help Californians and visitors actually use the state’s public lands, the commission decided to let Stamen loose on its data, and the result? The new CaliParks browser-based heatmap, […]

Spring Break Beats

Alex Kane is having a busy spring. The 28-year-old guitarist, DJ, and producer just wrapped up two sets at Serenity Gathering, a four-day art and music festival “focused on creating an environment of positive collaboration” on the La Jolla Indian Reservation just north of San Diego.

The Dawn of Dog-sharing

These days, thanks to the much-loved, much-loathed, much-discussed sharing economy, who needs to own stuff?

Where To Go This Weekend: Glen Ellen, CA

Glen Ellen, California, is reclaiming its status as a great Bay Area escape with fresh spots to wine, dine, and relax in Sonoma Valley.