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Fall in Love with Fall on the Central Coast

By Donna / October 15, 2019 /

Autumn on the California Central Coast is a beautiful season. Leaves may not change colors radically, and fall to the ground, but Autumn does mean that all along the central coast, pumpkin patches, as well as other amazing, spooky events sprout up in October. Whether you are in Santa Barbara, San Luis or Monterey County,…

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Oh Maya!

By Donna / October 3, 2019 /

Maya Restaurant in Santa Maria, California is a Keys 2 the Coast favorite for Mexican food.  If you are from the Central Coast, you know that there is no shortage of good Mexican food in Santa Barbara or San Luis Obispo counties.   Maya offers a taste of vacation in the Santa Maria Valley. The family…

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Never Underestimate the Power of the Brow

By Donna / July 22, 2019 /

They speak volumes. They can smirk, question and show delight. Many times, you can tell how a person is feeling by just looking at their eyebrows. Whether they are mad, sad or happy. You can tell that your mother is upset with you by the way she looked at you and how one eyebrow would…

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Modern Day Gold Rush

By Donna / July 18, 2019 /

The Central Coast Wine Region has become a modern- day gold rush. People are jumping on the bandwagon, and in some cases, “can wagon.” Wine bars, Wineries and Breweries are popping up all over the California Central Coast.  Talking with owners and wine makers has revealed that this industry has become a long awaited second…

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Explore the Caves at Cottonwood Canyon Winery

By Donna / March 2, 2019 /

Located on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard and Winery is a beautiful sight to visit and wine taste some of Santa Barbara’s best wines. Nestled inside a 78-acre canyon filled with cottonwood trees, Cottonwood Canyon is a peaceful place to sit and enjoy a glass a wine, while looking out across this gorgeous property and the valley beyond.…

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The Santa Maria Country Club! What’s your New Year’s Resolution?

By Donna / January 10, 2019 /

The start of a new year is a time of reflection and resolutions.  Along with hitting the gym or the latest diet, we get all worked up.  Then a couple of weeks go by, and well, you know the story. How about a New Year’s Resolution that’s FUN! If you’re looking for a lively, active, social…

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World Famous Santa Maria Style BBQ

By Donna / December 11, 2018 /

Santa Maria valley is known for its beautiful scenery and its barbecue. One of the best things to do on the Central Coast is to, of course, eat Santa Maria-style barbecue. Good ol’ Santa Maria-style barbecue has a reputation for being one of the number one things to do in the area. When you visit…

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Authentic Chinese Cuisine – Santa Maria, CA

By Donna / May 11, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi I have been to countless Chinese Restaurants throughout the years. Many of them good. When it comes to authentic Chinese cuisine, the North China Restaurant, located at 113 N. Broadway, stands above the rest and is a Keys 2 the Coast favorite. Let’s just say it’s a good thing they have an…

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RADISSON HOTEL – SANTA MARIA, CA

By Donna / April 30, 2018 /

Chances are if you’ve arrived at an airport in most major cities throughout the United States, you’ll find a Radisson Hotel. Santa Maria is no exception. The Radisson in Santa Maria is situated on the Santa Maria Airport’s airfield. This makes the Radisson ideal for the recreational flyer but perhaps especially for the corporate flyer.…

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Where to Stay on the Central Coast? Radisson – Santa Maria Valley, CA

By Donna / March 14, 2018 /

The Radisson Hotel, at 3455 Skyway Drive, is conveniently located adjacent to the Santa Maria Public Airport. It is one of the best places to stay in the Santa Maria Valley. The hotel is recently renovated, spacious and the service insures a great experience. As soon as you enter the Radisson, you’ll see a huge…

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