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A peaceful corner of Paradise

ASILOMAR BEACH, Calif. — Few places on Earth can be more soothing. We first discovered this mile-long stretch of sandy beach and rocky coves behind the Asilomar State Conference Center more than 20 years ago. ┬áIt’s changed little since, even … Continue reading

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This isn’t grandpa’s general store

SAN GREGORIO, CALIF. — They don’t sell penny candy at the San Gregorio General Store, where Highway 84 intersects Stage Road less than a mile east of the Pacific Ocean. But you can buy a kick-ass margarita at the long … Continue reading

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