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Giants and A’s spring training lasts through end of March; get to the Phoenix area for fun!

For fans of the San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians and 10 other teams – the Phoenix area is Spring Training Central, in late February through end of March. Said owner Bill Veeck in 1976, “That’s the true harbinger of spring, not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but […]

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Spring training; Arizona’s Cactus League opens to 15 major league teams in early February!

  Member of the Cleveland Indians signs autographs, chats with fans prior to game in 2014. Chicago Cubs new ballpark, opened in 2014, helped club set Cactus League attendance record. Author’s spouse, Susan, poses next to Welcome to Old Town Scottsdale sign; try the nearby Pink Pony Restaurant!           The Super […]

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Epic western US travel destinations; update your “bucket List” for 2015

        We central Californians are blessed by close proximity to the American West’s incredible spaces, all within a several day drive or closer. With so many spectacular destinations at your back door and a New Year, take the time to update your bucket list of western destinations.  Two weeks ago, we offered […]

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