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California Blaze Bears Down On Iconic Hearst Castle

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.21.2016 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters had a Southern California wildfire mostly surrounded on Saturday, allowing thousands of evacu...

California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

David Code | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
David Code

Most of my family's travel is international, but when my son suggested driving the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco down to Los Angeles, we couldn't resist.

Women In The Practice Of Architecture Are On A Roll

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Women in the practice of architecture are on a roll.

8 Amazing Hidden Travel Gems in California | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel

The next time you're rolling down the West Coast and feeling car-bound jitters, take a breather and discover some of California's top hidden travel gems as picked by us here at Hopper.

Best Road Trips For Best Friends

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel

By now you've probably seen the adorabs photos of Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss taking a road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway. While we wish we c...

World's Prettiest Castles

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Gone are the days of kings and queens ruling the populace from on high (in most of the world, anyway). But while many monarchs have fallen, their pala...

Hearst Castle's Dirty Little Secret

| Posted 12.22.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Stephanie Snyder While nearly 70 of California's state parks fought to escape closure ...

A Photo Diary Of Hearst Castle

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I recently visited the Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California. Here's a photo diary of my day there:...

In California, From Goat Cheese To Gaultier

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

The Jean Paul Gaultier fashion retrospective at the de Young Museum in San Francisco was the perfect pretext for a road trip along one of the world's most spectacular coastal roads.

LA Roadtrip: Highway One, From LA to Big Sur

| Katie Bain | Posted 11.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Long revered by artists and other adventurers, Big Sur is a dramatic triumph of natural beauty. The steep cliffs and hairpin curves that characterize ...

The Coast of Christmas Past

Mike Selsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mike Selsky


Hearst Castle, the American Palace

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Hearst castle is more like a palace. Not only is it opulent and gorgeous but William Randolph Heart's immaculate taste contributed to its splendor as well.

PHOTOS: Greta Garbo's "La Esperanza" Malibu Home On Sale For $12.6 Million

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via LA Times: Greta Garbo's Malibu beach retreat is similar in size, specs, and even market price to the Marion Davies mansion we recently wrote about...

Driven to Design

Todd Greene | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Greene

If you want to experience design, go off the beaten path, and be accepting of design that permits ease of use while you ponder the relationship we all share with it.

The Mansion Trap

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

On February 25 of this year, the famed Hearst residence Villa Venezia was foreclosed on for $22 million. It was revealed that Veronica Hearst was $45 million in debt and was living a life she could not afford.