A SoCal couple creates a vacation haven amid Solvang's vineyards.
Historical Spaces: Queen Mary Come aboard the Queen Mary and travel back in time to the sophistication and elegance of the grand old ocean liners. In its heyday, the majestic vessel carried Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Charlie Chaplin and many of the world's rich and famous across the high seas. Full Story
The Point Vicente Lighthouse sits at the edge of a scenic 130-foot cliff on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, a majestic concrete tower looking out over the Pacific Ocean and offering mariners safe passage on their journeys.
Water is the key to life and a natural spring in Encino is what drew the ancient Tongva tribe now extinct to the area thousands of years ago. More recently, Rancho El Encino was established in the 1800s as a result of a land trade between the priests at the San Fernando Mission and Francisco Reyes. The original eight-room adobe was a popular resting place along El Camino Real, now Ventura Boulevard.