Nicole Kreuzer

 

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  • 3 years ago

    Communing with the animal kingdom can be a welcome break from city life, social media and politics. Apes, in particular, can put us in touch with our primal ancestors and give us a much-needed reality check. The gibbon, native to Asia, is known as...

  • 3 years ago

    A tranquil, parklike setting called Troutdale, tucked away on a winding canyon road, offers a unique fishing experience for children and beginners, or anyone who wants to take a break from life's hustle and bustle. Two man-made ponds surrounded by...

  • 3 years ago

    Secreted away in a wood-paneled lodge in Fontana, Slovene Hall echoes most weekend afternoons with that unmistakable oom-pah-pah beat, as polka bands take the stage. Known mostly by locals, this hidden niche of old-world dancing has an attached ba...

  • 4 years ago

    If you're looking for a private meditation spot to literally stop and smell the roses, Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks will help you press your internal reset button. Spread over 4½ serene acres, this privately owned park opened to th...

  • 4 years ago

    Haunted legends surround this peaceful-looking park and hiking trail in Pasadena's Arroyo Seco. Beneath a craggy boulder, shaped by Mother Nature into the undeniable profile of a horned devil, lies a bubbling brook and a flood control dam. Devil's...

  • 4 years ago

    If you're in the mood to get a little dirt under your fingernails, nothing could be better, fresher or more fun than picking your own vegetables. Underwood Farms takes the hardest part out of farming and allows visitors to grab a wagon, head out i...

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