Hollywood Sep 3

Hollywood's Largest Rooftop Hotel is at The Godfrey

The Godfrey Hotel lifestyle chain, with properties in Chicago and Boston, just opened in Hollywood featuring four bars, a gastropub, and a 12,000 square foot rooftop (the largest rooftop in Hollywood)...

  • explore Jun 4

    Ross Rides a GoCar Over Golden Gate Bridge

    Seeing the city sites from the open top of a GoCar is already a San Francisco must-do, but now GoCar Tours has created a vehicle that is all-electric and can really pick up speed. “California Live” takes it out for a ride through San Francisco’s beautiful iconic spots including a windy ride over Golden Gate Bridge.

  • explore Jun 4

    National Donut Day at the Donut Life Museum

    A museum of donuts is not just a childhood dream, it’s now a reality. For National Donut Day “California Live” checks out the Donut Life Museum in Westminster which features an innovative collection of all things donuts. We learn about the museum’s “circle of life” philosophy (inspired by the donut’s shape) and fun facts like how donuts...
  • Restaurants May 17

    The Highest Outdoor Restaurant in Los Angeles

    What used to be an observation deck has now turned into a Mediterranean tapas style restaurant with the most spectacular views of Los Angeles, and that’s an understatement. “California Live” is one of the first to visit 71Above’s new outdoor dining space which sits 900 feet above ground level. Now that’s an experience for a post-pandemic outing....
  • explore May 11

    Visit LA's Little Tokyo

    The Japanese community has long been an important part of Los Angeles. Now, you can visit Little Tokyo in downtown LA which features authentic Japanese elements from calligraphy to sake. In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month “California Live” meets up with Little Tokyo’s community leader to learn about the incredible Japanese heritage, food, pro...
  • Autism Awareness Month Apr 29

    Autistic Children Can Now Travel Via Private Jet

    Flying with children with autism is especially tough, so much so that families end up missing out on the joy of distanced travel. In honor of Autism Awareness Month “California Live” found an airline that caters to kids on the spectrum. Watch to get a peek inside a JSX plane—a private jet service that is the first-ever autism certified air......
  • carmel-by-the-sea Mar 22

    Escape to the Charming European L'Auberge Carmel

    Now is not the best time to travel to Europe but luckily, in charming Carmel, is the European-inspired L’Auberge. This once artist colony turned fine dining restaurant is the only Michelin starred restaurant on the central coast. Get inspired to have a fancy night out while watching Ross Thomas learn to cook a signature dish from the chef.
  • Tourism Australia Mar 23

    How To Make Australian Sticky Toffee Pudding (sponsored)

    What’s on your post-Covid travel list? Australia takes the world stage as a country that effectively managed the virus and soon, we hope, travelers will be invited to explore its incredible wine regions, beaches, and more. To give us a taste of the land down under,...Australian chef Curtis Stone...makes a sticky toffee pudding. Now that’s a way to....
  • Monterey Bay Mar 10

    Monterey Bay's Hidden Wonderland for Wildlife

    Sit back, relax, and enjoy nature’s finest as our go-to adventurer Ross takes us on a boat tour of a hidden wonderland for wildlife in Monterey Bay. Elkhorn Slough is a biologically diverse estuary that’s home to many marine mammals, hundreds of species of birds, and the rare California red-legged frog. Climb aboard with Elkhorn Slough Safari to di...
  • staycation Mar 3

    Revamped Hotel with a Cool California Vibe

    Once a rundown 1950’s motel, the Cara Hotel has undergone a massive renovation to create a warm, welcoming environment with a cool California vibe. Lisa got to relax in the hotel’s gorgeous courtyard while sampling their restaurant menu, which spotlights simple ingredients from some of the best local farmers.

  • Valentine's Day Feb 3

    Celebrate Valentine's Day at Hotel Figueroa's Flour + Flower Bar

    Love is in the air and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of how you want to celebrate with that special someone. If you’re looking for a romantic staycation or just need a little self-care, Hotel Figueroa in downtown LA is welcoming guests back with a special pop-up bar for the entire month of...
  • California Jan 23

    Soak in the Beautiful California Coast From Inside a Cave

    Hidden beneath the cliffs of La Jolla is a lookout with the most incredible view of the beautiful California Coast. If you’re willing to brave the journey of 145 steps down a tunnel, you can find the entrance to Sunny Jim’s Sea Cave at The Cave Store. Trust us, that view is worth every single step and if our Amber...

  • activities during COVID Jan 16

    Insomniac's New Drive-Thru Rave for All Ages

    Looking to light up your weekend? Amber’s taking us for a ride on the wild side at Electric Mile, a new audiovisual drive-thru experience from the creative masterminds at Insomniac. Take a journey through some of their most iconic music festivals as you safely dance the night away to music, live performers, lasers, and beautiful light installations...
  • gift ideas Dec 19, 2020

    Give the Gift of Sonoma County This Holiday Season

    Sonoma County is home to some of the best food and wine products in the country. We’re exploring the area to uncover all the best things this beautiful part of California has to offer, like traditional varieties of Spanish wines, tasting menus for your four-legged friend, cheese tours, olive oil tastings, and more. Discover more holiday gift ideas ...
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