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Winter Holidays, A New Year,
Amazing Travels to Come

Snow is falling, falling, falling in Lake Tahoe, and the slopes are all open.  Get those skis and snowboards out, people, and let's support our Northern Calif. resorts!  Sugar Bowl reports that it is now open for its 75th season, and yesterday, the ski resort posted dumps of up to 21 inches of snow overnight. Further south,  Mammoth Mountain rejoices, proclaiming: "The storm gates are open!" 

While we are still in a drought, we can be thankful for the few rain storms that have breezed into the Bay Area. And we aren't going to let a little water put a damper on the holidays, are we?  Much is happening during the Christmas season in San Francisco and beyond. Do check out our calendar  to see the various events occurring around the bay.  If you are out and about, and happen to be alone, we have put out a safety story, "Simple Self Defense Skills,"  so you can make wiser choices during your travels this season. 

Looking to go away this winter? It's always warm and sunny in Palm Springs where you can still go to waterparks and enjoy an aerial tram to the summit of the county. Read our review of the Palm Springs Hyatt, and make a plan to visit! If you want to hang out in the cold, read my story called, "Why I Love Vancouver in the Rain"  for the inside scoop on what you can do in this amazing port city.  

Over in our New Products  section, we review a new beverage for kids, a diet book. 

Other features include:

*Car Review: Toyota Avalon 2014Toyota Highlander 2014

*Southern California: 
The Huntington Gardens and Galleries for Families

*South Bay Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

*States: Hidden Colorado Gems

*States:  A Drive Along Route 66

*States: Monument Valley of Arizona

Got a place you would love to write about? Let us know. Contact me at  I would love to hear where you've been and where you're going!

Kathy Chin Leong
Executive Editor


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