Summer Break at the Lake

Summer Break at the Lake

By Misty Hall

Central Coast lakes hold some of my best childhood memories. I think back to bathing suits worn all day, accessorized with fishing poles, wakeboards, and s’mores … eating messy popsicles, and riding bikes with a gang of friends … beating my dad in gin rummy while listening to classic rock on the radio … these were the moments I waited for all year long.

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Pick and Play at Underwood Family Farms

Pick and Play at Underwood Family Farms

Story & photos by Adam Nunez

Nestled between the rolling hills of Moorpark, about 10 minutes north of Thousand Oaks, is an ideal summer family getaway. Underwood Family Farms is a sprawling 200 acres of farmland and a myriad of fun activities for the kids. There are animal petting and feeding stations, live animal shows, climbable haystacks, tricycles, tunnels, slides, tractor rides, and even a cow-shaped bouncy house.

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Winging It

Winging It

Wings Over Camarillo air show promises aerobatics, automobiles, and aviation awesomeness

By Misty Hall

Trick airplanes, classic cars, and pyrotechnics. Can you think of a more all-American way to spend a summer afternoon with the family?

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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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Endless Amusement in the Presidio Neighborhood

Endless Amusement in the Presidio Neighborhood

With its everlasting summers and picturesque landscapes,

By Zachary Rosen

Santa Barbara is one of the Central Coast’s most popular tourist towns. The combination of stunning scenery and loads of activities, shopping, and dining keeps bringing visitors back. Over the years, new hot spots have popped up in town like the artsy Funk Zone, but for more than 100 years El Presidio has been a social and cultural center of Santa Barbara. And today it remains as active as ever. The neighborhood is filled with boutique shops and popular eateries in a historic setting that tells of Santa Barbara’s roots. While there is a lot to see in the area, it is hard not to spend all day, or even a weekend, around the Presidio.

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