Randy’s Summery Recipes

Randy’s Summery Recipes

By Randy Graham

Hot fun in the summertime! I remember my summer of 1969 very clearly. I was 18 and had just graduated high school. I had also just gotten my driver’s license and could hardly wait to go to the beach with my friend Ron.

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Farm Stand Fans

Farm Stand Fans

Ojai’s country roads offer fresh-picked produce — and nostalgia for simpler times

By Hannah Little
All photos by Misty Hall

the Ojai Valley citrus trees bulge with juicy and delicious oranges, lemons, and Pixie tangerines. But thanks to the valley’s ideal growing conditions, you can find fresh fruit year-round in this corner of Ventura County.

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On the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail

On the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail

Story and photos by Katherine McMahon

Years ago when I worked in Beverly Hills, my best friend Stacy would convince me to escape to wine country on our days off. She was a lover of life, laughter, and good wine, and got me out of my shell when I just wanted to be a sloth at home. Together we would drive up Highway 101, stop for the night in the Santa Ynez Valley, and spend the next day driving country roads, visiting wineries all afternoon, and finish with dinner at the Hitching Post to talk about our favorite moments.

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A Sip of Spring Activites

A Sip of Spring Activites

By Zachary Rosen

With spring arriving and Covid restrictions relaxing, we are all likely anxious to get outdoors and possibly have a drink while we’re at it. The newly arriving sun and lengthening days make it the perfect time of year to get outside to take in the sights along the Central Coast. Here are some springtime activities that let you delve deeper into both what you see and drink.

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46 West Wineries

46 West Wineries

Story and photos by Katherine McMahon

Over the past decade Paso Robles has taken off as a wine region. In 2013, Wine Enthusiast named it the Wine Region of the Year and in 2016, Sunset Magazine called it the Best Wine Region in the West. From around 20 wineries in the 1990s, there are now approximately 300.

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