Where Was ‘The Bachelorette’ Filmed? How to Book a Stay at the California Resort

This season of The Bachelorette looks a lot different from those past, mainly because of the location. Clare Crawley and suitors didn’t spend any time at the Bachelor Mansion due to COVID. Instead, they bunked up at a glamorous resort, which you can definitely visit—when it’s safe to travel again, of course.

Clare Crawley meets Riley on night one of "The Bachelorette" Season 16.

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Clare Crawley meets Riley on night one of “The Bachelorette” Season 16.

Instead of the cast traveling the world, or even throughout the California area, all of the Bachelorette filming took place at the La Quinta Resort and Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. It’s located in La Quinta, California, which is super-close to Indio, where Coachella usually takes place. So, next time you’re headed to the music festival (whenever it resumes, post-COVID), you might want to check it out, to get a slice of that Bachelorette lifestyle. Why exactly producers of The Bachelorette chose to

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MICHELIN Guide Presents ‘Virtual Family Meal’ to Honor California Restaurants’ Creativity, Strength, Resilience

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The MICHELIN Guide paused the announcement of Stars, Bib Gourmands and Plates from the 2020 California selection. This decision was determined after speaking with chefs and listening to feedback from restaurants severely impacted by COVID-19 and tragic wildfires across the state.

“We know the restaurant industry still faces enormous challenges in getting back on its feet,” said Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the MICHELIN Guides. “We are confident this will occur, as soon as health and safety protocols allow. Diners won’t lose their desire for great food; in fact, the importance of a shared meal has never been so present in our minds as it is at this time.”

The MICHELIN Guide will host an online gathering of support for California restaurants through a Virtual Family Meal on Oct. 27, 2020, at 4 p.m. PT. “Family meal” is a cherished tradition around the

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As holidays approach, California unveils new rules on family gatherings, social events

LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 9, 2018: Motorists cruise Santa Rosa Avenue, better known as Christmas Tree Lane, in Altadena, California to view the 0.7 mile of deodar cedar trees that have been lit by community volunteers annually since 1920. In 1990, the lane was designated as California Historical Landmark No. 990. (Calvin B. Alagot / Los Angeles Times)
Motorists cruise Santa Rosa Avenue, better known as Christmas Tree Lane, in Altadena in 2018. (Calvin B. Alagot / Los Angeles Times)

With the holiday season approaching, California last week released new guidelines for socializing that prohibit gatherings among more than three households.

While coronavirus cases are dipping — and hospitalizations and deaths are at their lowest levels in months — officials are emphasizing the importance of maintaining health safety measures.

“We are entering into the holidays, but also we’re entering into the part of the year when things cool down and people are more likely to congregate … in settings that put their physical proximity and likelihood of transmitting disease at higher risk,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday.

“Don’t be misled that this disease is any less deadly. Quite the contrary — it is as deadly as it’s ever been in the context of those that are high risk.”

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Six Glamorous Hotels And Resorts Opening Soon In California

Editor’s Note: *Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak, the potential complications that may arise from recreational travel should not be taken lightly – it is recommended to thoroughly inspect CDC guidelines before making any travel plans.*

While the first three quarters of 2020 may not have played out the way we expected, there are some great new developments to look forward to on the horizon – namely, a sizable collection of luxurious hotels and resorts opening all throughout the state of California. Whether you’re hoping to sip cocktails by the rooftop pool, sunbathe on the edge of the Pacific, or immerse yourself in the world of wine, these stunning properties will provide an unforgettable experience that can be found nowhere else on earth.

Fairmont Century Plaza

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California couple who contracted COVID-19 aboard ship sues Princess Cruises

An Alhambra couple and their cousin are seeking more than a $1 million in damages from Princess Cruises, alleging the company failed to take steps that would have prevented them from contracting COVID-19 in March aboard a ship that sailed from Sydney, Australia.

A lawsuit filed earlier this month by Leroy and Gina Paialii and their cousin, Elizabeth Hill of Honolulu, alleges Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises negligently allowed the Ruby Princess to sail March 8 despite a previous COVID-19 outbreak on the ship as well as other vessels in its fleet.

“Yet they recklessly decided to board another 3,000 passengers (on the Ruby Princess)…. and put their lives at risk, which is why plaintiffs contracted the highly communicable disease COVID-19,” the suit alleges.

Leroy Paialii said Tuesday he and his wife were sailing with about a dozen family members, most of whom did not become ill. He declined to elaborate.

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