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The Smart Traveler’s Guide To East Bay: Have Fun Without Spending A Fortune

Check out these free and low-cost suggestions for fun activities without spending a fortune.

06/09/2014

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Best Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day In The Bay Area

Father’s Day falls on June 15th, and the Bay Area has a multitude of ways to honor dad this holiday weekend. The whole family can enjoy everything from a mountain-top play to a guided bike tour of the zoo.

06/06/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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5 Best Club Of The Month Gifts For Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, sign up the world’s most perfect papa for a monthly club that will remind him of your affection and tickle his fancy all year long. Here are five clubs he will actually be happy to get signed up for.

06/01/2014

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5 Summer Jobs That Will Look Good On Your College Application

For those students hoping to push their application to the top of the ever-growing heap, prior work experience can be a big plus. The right job history can up any candidate’s profile and turn hopeful applicants into freshmen.

06/01/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day

Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.

06/01/2014

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. customers have picnic lunches with fresh oysters on April 16, 2014 in Inverness, CA (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Spots For Picnics In The North Bay

The North Bay has some of the most picturesque spots in the Bay Area to enjoy a meal al fresco. Pack a picnic lunch, grab a bottle of wine and hit the road to check out one of these North Bay picnic spots.

05/30/2014

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Best Cheap Activities To Do With Kids On The Peninsula

Finding inexpensive fun things to do with kids in the pricey Bay Area can pose a challenge. Here is a list of five of the best cheap activities to do with kids on the Peninsula.

05/23/2014

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Hero Cat Who Saved Bakersfield Boy From Dog Attack Throws First Pitch At Game

A cat who became famous for saving a Central California boy from a dog attack threw the first pitch Tuesday night at a Bakersfield Blaze baseball game—or at least she tried.

05/20/2014

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Best Public Pools In San Francisco

San Francisco’s large network of public pools offers many residents a respite from exercising along crowded city streets. Here is a list of five of the best public pools in San Francisco.

05/16/2014