Updating the Sunset Lifestyle


Sunset Magazine has recently moved its offices to Oakland and test gardens to Cornerstone Sonoma where they recently held their annual Sunset Celebration Weekend. There I met Irene Edwards, the new [read more]

John Muir National Historic Site


John Muir is best known as America’s most famous naturalist and preservationist. But a visit to his historic home in Martinez, California, rewards visitors with the other fascinating dimensions of [read more]

Blu Homes Factory Tour


You’ll feel like you are in a time machine on this factory tour. Not only will you stroll inside a restored 1930s factory, you’ll see how a Blu Home is built from start to finish. My guests are [read more]

Straus Home Ranch Farm Tours


Meet brother-sister team Michael and Vivien Straus who are excited about their new walking tours through the fields at the Straus Home Ranch in West Marin, sharing stories about Marin’s history in [read more]



Meet Bruce Kalman, Chef/Proprietor at Knead, a pasta bar + market located at the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles. Knead is a neighborhood restaurant serving delicious food made with [read more]

Walkabout California


Walking from inn to inn can be an exhilarating experience. My guest is Tom Courtney who has written several hiking vacation guidebooks. And visit to learn more. [read more]
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