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Turning green, I really think so
Cy Ashley Webb
09.01.2014

‘Wicked’ leaves you leaving the theater with a spring in your step and a slightly bigger heart, which is a taller order than all the green “ozmopolitans” offered at the bar during intermission

Wine Country
Loni Stark
08.28.2014

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. Like wine country? Farm-to-table? Exploring appellations and learning from winemakers? This annual event is for you.

I've seen worse. View from Coronado Island. You can charter inexpensive pangas to take you out to the Sea of Cortez.
West Coast Travel
BY | 08.27.14

What I really love to do in Loreto is to shoot videos; I love the scenery. It’s nice to see Loreto once again get recognition.

Theater Review: Water by the Spoonful at TheatreWorks
Arts & Culture
BY | 08.26.14

Zilah Mendoza’s nuanced performance of Odessa stands alone; so many threads of so many people run through this character and Mendoza does justice to them all.

Michael-Urie-Interview
Stark Insider
BY | 08.22.14 VIDEO

When celebrities have oodles of cash, they can bring their (craziest) fantasies and hobbies to life. Case in point: Barbra Streisand. In this interview actor Michael Urie explains.

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State of Wine
BY | 08.20.14

If wine is a central part of your life–for a wine writer, sommelier, wine collector–this report can help you understand what you gain or give up by living in a particular state.

Ferrari-375-Winner-Pebble-Beach-Concours
West Coast Events
BY | 08.18.14

On location Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: The last postwar car to be named Best of Show was a 1964 Maserati Mistral Coupé, which topped contenders back in 1968.

Timbuktu-Mill-Valley-Film-Festival
Arts & Culture
BY | 08.15.14

An early look at what to expect at the Mill Valley Film Festival, including 3 world cinema entries, and video previews.

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West Coast Events
BY | 08.14.14

Sights and sounds from Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Stark Insider is on location for the 2014 automotive spectacle. Doc ‘Racing Through the Forest’ premieres.

Happy-New-Year-Moster
Indie Film
BY | 08.13.14

Is the moster more or less effective than a traditional movie trailer? And, as an aside, what the heck is a moster anyways?