The San Francisco food scene has been blowing up lately, but the most in the know group of the best dining spots are the chefs. This list of their ten favorite local restaurants is a great reference.
Los Angeles is a great place for a staycation, especially on a long weekend. There are plenty of things going on, from the fair to theater to live music, over the next few days to keep Angelenos in town...
If you're up in NorCal for the weekend, Goop just released their updated guides to the Bay Area. We like this one for the Napa Valley.
Also in NorCal is the Sausalito Arts Festival. This annual event features the promised arts, along with lots of food and several bands.
LA hosted the Olympics in 1932 and 1984, and they are bidding on it a third time for 2024.