Category Archives: Attractions

Point Lobos State Reserve

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Point Lobos State Reserve Reviews Carmel Hwy 1 & Riley Ranch Rd Average Rating: 5 out of 5 (310 Reviews) Review by Daniel L.A lovely park.Rating: 5 Review by Daniella S.It’s ridiculous to rate nature, so I’ll always give a 5 star no matter the circumstances for anything nature-made. I write just because we had […]

Monterey Bay Whale Watch

Monterey Bay Whale Watch Reviews Monterey 84 Fishermans Wharf Average Rating: 4 out of 5 (77 Reviews) Review by Jessica C.We are an active military family and find it hard to get together. We planned my 30th birthday at Monterey fisherman’s wharf. My husband called and wanted…Rating: 1 Review by Dave M.OK, we had one […]

Gilroy Gardens

Gilroy Gardens Reviews Gilroy 3050 Hecker Pass Hwy Average Rating: 4 out of 5 (301 Reviews) Review by Alex L.Wonderful, wonderful place so clean and beautiful. It surprised me how fresh and good the food was being an amusement park. Great fun for the younger kids…Rating: 5 Review by Ish A.Great place for the younger […]

Mac McDonald: The year ’13 can be as lucky as you make it

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2013. Looks like we not only survived Dec. 21 (which, let’s face it, was an overblown farce from the get-go), but the transition from 2012 to 2013 — the supposedly unlucky ’13! But even that has been debunked lately — 13 is no unluckier than 12 or 14 for that […]

Mac McDonald: It’s a Mumford & Sons Weekend in Monterey County

Well, if you haven’t heard by now, this weekend is not only the West End Celebration (see my story in this week’s GO!), but The Gentlemen of the Road tour featuring British folk-pop band Mumford & Sons and seven other bands at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Monterey Bay Adventures

Congregation Beth Israel gets cooking for its 25th Jewish Food Festival

Congregation Beth Israel is celebrating 25 years of the Jewish Food Festival on Sunday. That’s 25 years of challah, rugelach, seeded deli rye bread, blintzes, kugels, hot-pastrami and corned-beef sandwiches, chicken soup with matzo balls and their famous potato latkes. Monterey Bay Adventures

Pacific Grove hosts a small car invasion

Beep beep. Beep beep. The cars went beep beep beep. They parked on Lighthouse Avenue A half-a-space per car. For those who drive a Cadillac The sight was quite bizarre. It’s called The Little Car Show They hold it every year. But if you drive a Cadillac there’s no space for you here. · View […]

Stevie B and Lisa Lisa headline Freestyle Summer Fest Friday night in Salinas

If you spent your adolescent to young adult years in the late ’80s/early ’90s listening to KDON, then you know exactly who Stevie B is. Maybe you grooved to his hits “Party Your Body” or “Spring Love” at your sixth-grade dance. Monterey Bay Adventures

MIRA’s observing station keeps Monterey County looking up

In its 40 year history, the Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy (MIRA) has been the local leader in astronomical research and educational programming. From the deep valley perch of the Oliver Observing Station atop Chew’s Ridge, and the Richard W. Monterey Bay Adventures