Five Reasons I’ll Never Live In San Francisco

Why I Love Living In Mill Valley

Before my die-hard SF friends get upset, I need to clarify something: this is not a piece bashing San Francisco. As a former journalist and SF city editor, I have a deep and genuine love for the city by the bay. I just prefer to live near it as opposed to in it. Here are […]

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City Guide: Downtown LA

Visit DTLA - Rooftop pool at Freehand LA

I worked in Downtown Los Angeles in 2004, back when it was basically Skid Row West. I remember staring out at the Art Deco facades and literally watching them crumble. This could be so beautiful! I thought. Nobody wanted to visit DTLA back then and truthfully, I was so skeeved out by it that I […]

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Hotel San Cristobal: A Destination Worth The Detour

The entry lobby at Hotel San Cristobal

I’ll never forget the first time I visited Hotel San Cristobal. I was hosting girlfriends at our home in San Jose del Cabo and we decided to make a day trip to Todos Santos. On the way there, our rental car broke down, stranding us at a random ATV place in the middle of the […]

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Travel Guide: San Jose del Cabo

When I mention that I like to vacation in Los Cabos, I’m often teased about tequila shots at Cabo Wabo or how many days I’ve wasted at The Office on Medano Beach. But that’s Cabo San Lucas. When I think about Los Cabos, I envision the quaint and colorful streets of San Jose Del Cabo […]

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