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. ItContinue Reading

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 ofContinue Reading

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 AreaContinue Reading

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 pressContinue Reading

In the past 10 years Northern California (Bay Area including South Bay, East Bay, North Bay, Wine Country) has succeeded in growing its Michelin Star restaurants. In 2006, the first year Michelin released its awards in Northern California, only 27 restaurants made the Michelin list. This year that list hasContinue Reading