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Team Uniting Nations On Pace To Shatter A World Record In Rowing

Marc Boyd | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Marc Boyd

With less than 100 miles to go, Team Uniting Nations, a four-man crew from four different nations is on the verge of shattering the existing record for rowing across the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii, a distance of 2,400 miles, in the Great Pacific Race.

Rowing Coaches Hope to Help Turn the Tide Against Plastic Pollution in the Oceans

Marc Boyd | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science
Marc Boyd

On Saturday, June 4th, nine ocean rowing teams from around the world will depart from the Monterey Bay on an epic 2,400 mile journey across the Pacifi...

Feeling the Bern, From Beginning to End

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I can now say I have felt the Bern, from beginning to end. I have seen how the Bernie revolution began and I have also seen it entering the homestretch of campaigning during the primary season, one short week before California and a few other states become the last to vote.

SBIFF Highlight:"Battlecreek," Alison Eastwood and Anthea Anka

Sally Fay | Posted 02.20.2016 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

Two very talented childhood friends, Anthea Anka, Writer, and Alison Eastwood, Director, came together to make the independent feature, "Battlecreek."...

8 Books That Will Show You The Magic Of Big Sur

Posted 08.10.2015 | Books

Nestled between San Francisco and Los Angeles and hugging the Pacific coast, Big Sur has attracted numerous writers in search of inspiration -- not to...

No Taylor Swift, Streaming Isn't Killing Music

Steve Harmon | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Harmon

In other words, if you're a musician, you have to play live to make money. The old business model of pressing a record or CD and cutting the pie a dozen ways doesn't work.

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Viator | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
Viator

The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California coast.

7 Reasons to Visit Carmel With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 03.21.2015 | Travel
MiniTime

Carmel is a destination renowned for its natural beauty, art, food and dog-friendliness. However when it comes to family travel in California, it flies under-the-radar.

Beyond Vegas: Five West Coast Getaways for Adventurous Couples

Amy Whitley | Posted 12.28.2014 | Travel
Amy Whitley

Want to get away with your partner, but the usual go-to options feel uninspired? If you're ready to venture beyond a weekend letting loose in Las Vegas or wine tasting in Napa, pick from any of the following adventurous getaways for couples on the West Coast.

For California Youth, Most Murder Victims Killed With Guns

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 12.08.2014 | San Francisco
Josh Sugarmann

Preventing access to guns is only one piece. Our report took a close look at local strategies that have worked -- and what hasn't worked -- to help bring the violence under control.

Tracey Adams: 'Everything in My Life Is Interconnected'

John Seed | Posted 10.11.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Artist Tracey Adams draws her ideas and inspirations from a wide variety of fields including music, mathematics and science. In her varied works, all of these disciplines come together in visual form, in a process that Adams characterizes as involving a "synthesis of intention and chance."

Your Perfect Cali Road Trip: San Francisco to Monterey

Fathom | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Fathom

We did it all, and still had time for a few drunk nights catching up in our hotel room (completely necessary for long-distance BFFs). Excuse us while we pat ourselves on the back

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

5 Ideas for Your Next Mancation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

How is a "mancation" different than a bachelor party? These trips are about finding the time to bond with all of your buddies in a new place or with a new activity -- not celebrating one man's last night of singledom. But similar to organizing a bachelor party, planning a mancation takes work.

Local Experts from 13 California Destinations Reveal Secrets They'd Rather Keep Secret

offMetro.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
offMetro.com

By trade, they are experts on and champions of the iconic places, under-the-radar gems, and newfangled darlings in their areas. But where do the tourism board professionals go when they're off duty?

This Puffin Has A New Best Friend

Posted 09.07.2013 | Green

Either this puffin is new to the tank and hasn't learned to ignore the hoards of viewers, or there's something really intriguing about this little gir...

My Weekend at the First City Festival

Brian Holton Henderson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Holton Henderson

Last weekend, I and four intrepid comrades drove to Monterey to attend the First City Festival. By the end of the first night, we had already decided to make it a yearly event.

Tassajara: Louis Vuitton Goes to Woodstock

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Schwab

Carmel, Calif. -- When my girlfriends and I first showed up at Tassajara, the vibe was not welcoming. In fact, the other 35 or so guests and employee...

First City Music Festival: Make This Pilgrimage to Monterey

Brian Holton Henderson | Posted 09.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Brian Holton Henderson

On August 24th and 25th, the First City Music Festival will open its golden gates on the beautiful Monterey County Fairgrounds for two days of revelry.

On the Trail of the Whales: Deadly Ambush in the Deep

Doreen Walton | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

We're speeding north on the Coast Starlight, to our next stop on the grey whale migration route. It's a romantic name for a train, and it's a dreamy r...

Summer Road Trips

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summertime is fast-approaching and we can't wait till the days of top-down convertibles, cover-ups and flip-flops dress codes, and mini weekend getawa...

PHOTOS: California's Lesser-Known Wonders

Oyster | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel
Oyster

We kind of hate to be sharing our best-kept secrets, but it's our job, after all.

PHOTOS: 7 Amazing US Aquariums

MiniTime | Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Aquariums are much more than just over-sized fish tanks, offering a wonderful opportunity for us to discover an underwater world and view aquatic creatures up close.

PHOTOS: Is This The Most Hipster Festival In History?

Zach Dean | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco
Zach Dean

I caught the final United States stopover on the inter continental Gentlemen of the Road tour last Saturday in Monterey. What's a stopover, you may...

Humpback Whales Off California Coast: Up Close And Personal [PHOTOS]

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green

A photographer driving along the coast in California pulled over and managed to capture some unbelievable shots of a humpback whale rising from the wa...