more about: Bay Area

Founder of new Oakland Wine Festival spills the grapes

There’s no shortage of places to sip a casual glass in the Bay Area—or events that pair many sips and bites. But when was the last time you took a deep dive with a vintner at a wine festival?

Wine-country cooking classes, street art in Seattle—and more great travel finds

Now that the weekend is nearly here, it’s time to pack your bags and explore the West! No plans yet? Find some inspiration with our 5 favorite travel finds of the week.

6 Best Places to Experience the Real San Andreas

Like a few million other people—so far its total box office take is $287 million so that’s a lot of movie tickets—I spent two happy hours watching Dwayne Johnson in San Andreas.

Camp Sunset: Surprising ways duct tape can save your next campout

Duct tape may not be the first thing you’d think to pack for a camping trip—but it might be one of the most useful. Lightweight and cheap, the shiny stuff can be used for everything from first aid to gear repair. Here, we show you the surprising ways duct tape can come in handy in our new Camp Sunset video.