The friendly downtown area of Santa Cruz, Calif., packs lots of restaurants into a small area, making it an easy walk for a cocktail and a bite to eat.
Visit a classy museum showcasing the art and history of California, as well as its natural science, in downtown Oakland.
A little taco stand in California's large Central Valley turns out delicious carnitas tacos.
Historic Dutch Flat, Calif., just off I-80, is pie central in the Sierra.
Uncle Harry's Classic Meals offers pilaf, kebab, stuffed grape leaves, and other Armenian dishes.
West Portal Avenue is home to an old-time neighborhood that offers plenty of window shopping and restaurants.
A clutch of stores at the intersection of northwest Oakland and southwest Berkeley in Northern California have embraced the do-it-yourself aesthetic.
Four museums stores offer affordable, as well as pricey, items for this season's shopping lists.
The de Young’s David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition is a celebration of the artist at play and an attempt to get the rest of us to look harder and see more.
The perfect walking town serves up chocolate alligators, vintage treasures, and artful Mexican food.