more about: California

The northern lights hit the West, San Francisco’s best shops, and more great travel finds

Summer is officially underway, and it’s Friday—time to pack our bags and hit the road. 

Our favorite new SoCal stays

  From refurbished beachfront hideaways to recently opened inns, these 8 hotels are well worth a check in.

5 ways to maintain a veggie garden in dry times

In our July story Edible Garden Party, writer Miranda Jones introduces readers to the talented Erin Scott, Berkeley-based author of the popular cooking blog Yummy Supper.

Water, drought, and California: the one book you need to read

Sometimes I think Californians’ relationship with their water supply is like my relationship with my car. I don’t pay attention to it until something goes really wrong.