Titus Vineyards

Posted on June 23, 2008 Under Food

Hope you don't mind if I share something personal. I just got back from my honeymoon in Napa (no, I will not be posting photos), and of all of the tasting rooms, wine shops, and California cuisine restaurants, my best…

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Stephan Doitschinoff

Posted on May 6, 2008 Under Art

When you've got Sepultura calling you on the phone to do your record cover, you could count that as a pretty good sign to keep on truckin'. It took a couple of years, but after designing the band's Dante XXI…

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TED 2008 Speakers Announced

Posted on January 10, 2008 Under Life

The speaker lineup for the legendary and incredible TED Conference I attend in Monterey, California just released their speaker lineup for the event -- 50 days away! -- and it is seriously stellar. As the folks at TED say, their…

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Baby Tattooville

Posted on October 3, 2007 Under Art

If you've got, say, $1,500 lying around and count artists Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup, Frank Kozik and Jeff Soto amongst your heroes, you're probably already registered for this weekend's Baby Tattooville gathering happening in Riverside, California. Around 100 diehard fans…

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Rocio Romero Prefab

Posted on October 3, 2007 Under Design

Two hours north of San Francisco in Pope Valley (Napa County), a new Rocio Romero prefab is open for tour. The 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is another impressive example of the prefabricated home architecture movement, this time located on…

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A House Grows in Brentwood

Posted on October 2, 2007 Under Design

As we told you a little while back, the WIRED LivingHome "” a collaboration between Wired Magazine and LivingHome, an innovative prefabricated housing supplier "” is of equal interest to gadget heads, architecture fans and conservationists. Currently having its finishing…

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3oh!3 Does California

Posted on June 4, 2007 Under Music

Local heroes 3oh!3 are about to hit California with a few dates in San Diego, Anaheim and Echo Park, and if you live within a 3 hour radius of any of those places, GO. I'm not really saying that in…

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Community Next: February 10th, Stanford University

Posted on January 17, 2007 Under Life

A quick heads up to California readers (okay, maybe just Bay Area readers), I'll be speaking at the Community Next conference coming up in a few weeks. Aaron and I are actually kicking the day off (gasp) with our signature…

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Burton: The Stash

Posted on November 20, 2006 Under Travel

For all of you who will be in the Lake Tahoe area on or after December 15, you should definitely head over to Northstar at Tahoe and check out Burton's new on-mountain project-- The Stash. The Stash is somewhat mysterious…

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Summer Solstice: Santa Barbara

Posted on June 21, 2006 Under Travel

Started over 20 years ago by a local artist and mime, Summer Solstice is an annual celebration that draws over 100,000 spectators from around the world to Santa Barbara, CA. The single-day arts event is highlighted by the parade that…

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