In a time when “newfangled” is everywhere, it’s nice to break away and spend a day steeped in history. Santa Anita Race Track is such a place. This 71-year-old icon offers a respite from the “keep up with the Joneses” modern world. The ubiquitous “faux this” and “nouveau that” don’t exist in this simple playground

In the hazy distance off the Ventura County coast lies an archipelago, a conga line of five islands that is the Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary. Born of volcanic eruptions millions of years ago, today the Channel Islands play host to abundant marine life such as Sheep Head fish, Red Sea Urchins and

Gone are the days of container ships and cranes littering the shoreline of Long Beach. The fifth largest city in California has cleaned up its act and is giving nearby tourist destinations a run for their money. With five miles of pristine beachfront and 300 miles of bike paths, this hot new area is open

In 1925, at the age of 65, breakfast cereal magnate Will Keith Kellogg purchased 377 acres in Pomona. Tired of the cold Michigan weather, Kellogg moved to Southern California to fulfill his lifelong dream of owning a winter home and Arabian horse ranch. Read article here: