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The Joseph House Inn (Bed and Breakfast) Bishop, Ca.

What do you think of when a ‘Bed and Breakfast’ comes to mind? For me, it’s the essence of hospitality, comfort, beauty, delicious food, beautiful decor, lovely rooms and ambiance that pleases your senses, so you want to come back. Also a great location! I recently found this at THE JOSEPH HOUSE INN in Bishop, Ca. By the way, this is the ONLY ‘Bed and Breakfast’ in Bishop. This is a rare jewel, that reminded me of an ‘oasis in the desert’. It’s a beautiful place that welcomes you; especially the hosts, Myriam, Hilde and Max. I felt like I knew them for years. Myriam, the daughter of Hilde and Max, runs the operation and is an outstanding host. You don’t want to miss her gourmet breakfast that is included in your stay. You will be graced with all of the comforts of home; a welcoming glass of wine or beer when you arrive, fresh flowers that adorn your bedroom, fine linens, thick cotton towels, hairdryers, plush robes, TV’s with
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Summer and Winter vacation in Lake Tahoe~~ Where to play, stay and dine – Part 1

FEATURED STORY – Summer vacation in Lake Tahoe, California; Where to play, stay and dine! by Joseph Chandler Some interesting history about Lake Tahoe…Lake Tahoe is the largest and most beautiful alpine lake in North America, as well as the second deepest lake in the U.S. The maximum depth is 1,645ft. Lake Tahoe is a major tourist attraction for both Nevada and California. It’s home to numerous ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and is a major tourist attraction. The Nevada side also includes large casinos. Surrounding highways provide year-round access from Reno, Carson City, and Sacramento. During the first half of the 20th century, development around the lake consisted of a few vacation homes. The post-World War II population and building boom, followed by construction of gambling casinos in the Nevada part of the basin during the mid-1950s, and completion of the interstate highway links for the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw Valley, resulted in a dramatic increase in
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Featured story ~~ Christmas Season in Southern California

  As we enter the Christmas season and holidays, some of the best places in Southern California to see, dine and/or experience are in this article; if you want the IPA Magazine opinion! Glamour and music at the FASHION ISLAND CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING Newport Beach, California This is just like being at Disneyland. The excitement level is rising; expectations are high as seen in the eyes of the beautiful little children, in their fashionable christmas outfits, who are standing up in their seats, patiently awaiting the big show! A 90 ft. tree adorns the plaza which has approximately 20,000 lights.Fashion Island has been a magical setting for the last 7 years, as a premiere venue for the annual Christmas Tree lighting which takes place in front of Bloomingdale’s, near Neiman Marcus. This year, Fashion Island officials expected 10,000 guests to attend the 2 nights of the tree lighting, Nov. 15 and 16th at 6 p.m. Sam Rubin, KTLA Entertainment Reporter was the host of the evening f
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