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Road Trip Essentials

Road Trip Essentials

When planned well, road trips can be exhilarating and memorable. But without proper planning, otherwise promising trips can sour into uncomfortable silences and unpleasant car rides. When you embark on a road trip, your essential preparations don’t just include...
Pros and Cons of Self-Driving Cars in California

Pros and Cons of Self-Driving Cars in California

Do today’s self-driving cars mark a revolutionary new form of transportation, or are they a dangerous risk to those on our roads? Whether you drive yourself or take public transport, you likely have an opinion about the smart cars that stand to populate our...
Top Four Places to See California Wildflowers

Top Four Places to See California Wildflowers

When the wildflowers bloom during the California spring, it looks from a distance as though an artist spilled their paints across the hills. Vibrant yellows, oranges, reds, and purples all combine into a breathtaking natural patchwork of lively color. Hundreds of...
Best Cities for LA Commuters

Best Cities for LA Commuters

To outsiders, the thought of living and working in the Los Angeles region conjures up images of glitz, glamour, and excitement. For those faced with the reality of the commute, however, the picture takes on a decidedly duller glow — likely caused by all that...
Family Day Trips In and Around Los Angeles

Family Day Trips In and Around Los Angeles

There’s always something to do in and around Los Angeles. The city is exceptionally well-located for an afternoon out, regardless of whether you visit for a day or live in the city year-round. Below, I list a few of the many great opportunities for exploration the...
5 California Parks That Everyone Should Visit

5 California Parks That Everyone Should Visit

With its beachside towns, towering mountains and rugged deserts, California is inarguably one of the nation’s most beautiful states. The region’s most stunning natural features are often located in the state’s easily-accessible parks and preserves. Here, I...
Ocean Sports: Coastal Activities in Corona, CA

Ocean Sports: Coastal Activities in Corona, CA

Mountains, rivers, trails, and beaches – what more could a person ask for? In California, explorers of every variation can pursue their environmental passions, regardless of whether their interests lie in spelunking, snorkeling, surfing, or hiking. The...
Supplies That All Corona Hikers Should Have

Supplies That All Corona Hikers Should Have

Hiking provides enthusiasts with some of the most tranquil, memorable, and fulfilling experiences of their lives. In my home of Corona, there are countless trails to explore and views to enjoy. However, regardless of whether you are hiking to the top of a rugged...
Celebrating the Holidays in Corona, CA

Celebrating the Holidays in Corona, CA

Who doesn’t love the holidays? The winter months are a time for celebration and warmth in chillier weather; for bright lights and festive cheer in the darker days. In Corona, families of all cultural traditions go all-out to express their festive spirit during...
Get Involved! 4 Places to Volunteer in the Corona Community

Get Involved! 4 Places to Volunteer in the Corona Community

Moving into a new neighborhood can be daunting, especially for young families looking to put down roots for their children. However, I firmly believe that the best way to feel at home in a community is to engage with it by participating in town events. In my home city of Corona, California, there are ample opportunities for those of all ages to get involved and feel more at home in their community; below, I’ve listed a few volunteer opportunities currently open to those living and working in the area. Parents, take note! Some of these could be perfect for teens and young adults who need to fulfill their community service requirement.