San Diego Union Tribune

Christmas market fits cruise itinerary nicely

I watched the petite woman carefully pick her steps on the snowplowed cobblestone streets, as we quickly rounded the corner of a centuries-old building. Her heavy scarf blew in the wind and she smiled with anticipation of what lay ahead in the Christmas Market in Passau, Germany. She had been here before but it was...

Stop for nostalgia and beef along I-5

  Lunchbox collection will spark memories, and Harris Ranch is a meat-lover’s dream By M’Liss Hinshaw 12:01 a.m., June 5, 2011 Zipping along the monotonous drive between Los Angeles and the Bay Area on Interstate 5 are two fun places, one loaded with nostalgic lunchboxes and one with mouthwatering-quality beef helping to ease this notorious...

Nostalgia and Beef along I-5

Zipping along the monotonous drive between Los Angeles and the Bay Area on Interstate 5 is a fun place loaded with nostalgic lunch boxes to bring back memories of gone by school days.  Located right off the freeway on Panoche Rd in Firebaugh, California, the Apricot Tree Restaurant has hundreds of old lunch boxes and...