Travel 

TSA Enacts New Security Screening Procedures

The Transportation Security Administration has enacted new stronger security-screening procedures at airport security checkpoints. Passengers are now required to remove all electronics larger than a cell phone from carry-on bags and placed in a bin for X-ray screening. The policy was tested at 10 airports during this past summer. It will be rolling out the new procedure all the nation’s... Read More
Counting Crows Benefit Concert Events Sonoma Travel 

COUNTING CROWS TO HEADLINE “FOR THE LOVE OF SONOMA” NORTH BAY FIRE RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT

The Family Coppola in partnership with BottleRock Presents and Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center, announced that they will be hosting a North Bay fire relief benefit concert featuring Bay Area legends Counting Crows with special guest Brett Dennen on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The special concert will take place in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center in Rohnert... Read More
Editions Events Food Mendocino Travel Wine 

Mendocino’s Mushroom, Wine and Beer Fest Vows to Continue Satisfying Hungry Guests After Devastating Fires

Mendocino County, like its other wine country neighbors, has had a devastating couple of weeks. Approximately 37,000 acres were decimated and certain wineries were destroyed in the recent wild fires. However, Mendocino residents are strong and united in the message that they are open for business and ready to welcome guests. Organizers continue to plan the 19th annual Mushroom, Wine... Read More
Mendocino Travel Wine 

Fire Update: Mendocino County Redwood Complex Fire

The Redwood Complex Fire has ravaged areas of Mendocino County since it began on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The amount of devastation in Mendocino County is catastrophic. This fire, like fires actively burning in Sonoma and Napa counties affect wineries, vineyards, businesses and residences alike. As of the publishing of this story, the fire has affected a relatively small portion... Read More
Food Mendocino Napa Sonoma Travel 

Michelin Guide Reschedules San Francisco Star Announcement

Anton Ego, the fictional Food Critic in Disney’s Ratatouille says “I’ll make you a deal. You provide the food, I’ll provide the perspective…” The tragedies from the Northern California wildfires have put things into perspective. The famed Michelin Guide announced it would postpone its annual release of star-worthy Bay Area restaurants. The announcement historically includes a number of winners in... Read More
Napa Travel Wine 

Napa Fire Update: Tuesday October 10

Napa County officials released a map of burned-over areas throughout the county as of Tuesday morning, October 10th. The fires remain uncontained and stated that all previous evacuations and road closures remain in effect with additional evacuations possible as the fires continue to move throughout the county. During the press conference, Cal Fire released its first official incident report for... Read More
Travel 

Travel Advisory: Miami Florida

Florida’s tourism association Visit Florida has launched a Zika Virus resource webpage (http://www.visitflorida.org/resources/crisis-preparation/zika-virus-information ) in response to growing concerns over the virus being found in a Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood. The webpage includes various resources including how the virus is diagnosed, symptoms, and the latest information from the Center for Disease Control. The CDC recommends: • Pregnant women should not travel... Read More