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Uber adds remote pickups for elderly family members and friends

Ordering a ride for a loved-one is now a service provided by the ridesharing giant.

Today ridesharing service Uber announced a new feature which will allow you to request a ride for someone in your family who is not at your address.

The company says the new service is primarily aimed at seniors who make up 10-percent of the global population.    

The beauty of CA captured at Gay Wine Weekend

Enjoy everything California has to offer at Gay Wine Weekend.

One of the best things about living in California is there are so many great places to visit.

And one of those places is the wonderful Napa and Sonoma Valleys famous for their delicious food and award-winning wines.

Uber's new ad; a gay meet-cute

New Philippine Uber ad is a testament to the awkwardness of encountering a crush.

Uber’s roll out in the Philippines came with a commercial about unexpected encounters while sharing a ride with a stranger.

The video, now viewed more than 2 million times features a young man who uses the UberPool option to get to where’s he’s going, but an unexpected passenger creates a little anxiety for the duration of the trip.

Disneyland's 'Autopia' gets a cute upgrade

ASIMO and Bird accompany drivers in an upgraded Autopia at Disneyland.

The Utopia attraction at Disneyland may have been the first time we ever got to sit behind the wheel of an automobile and actually “drive” it.

Voting can bring San Diego Zoo up to number one

Currently San Diego Zoo sits at #5 in USA Today's tourism list.

San Diego is known for many things: its bustling LGBT community, its beautiful beaches and of course The San Diego Zoo.

America’s Finest City also has one of the world’s best animal conservations. In fact, San Diego Zoo's animal exhibits have won many awards and it gets high praise for its efforts on animal protection.

San Francisco’s hidden French gem ‘Cornell Hotel De France'

If you’re the adventurous type and want a different kind of experience, perhaps off the beaten path, and have a flair for Europe, The Hotel Cornell De France is probably everything you’re looking for.

There are many great hotels in San Francisco. Some are five-star behemoths that tower over the city with great views, luxurious accommodations and modern amenities.

But these aren’t your only choices, especially if you are visiting at busy time in the season, like I did, or there is a great big convention in town and your favorite chain is booked solid.

CA staycation with 'Madame Tussauds' and 'The Dungeon' in San Francisco

San Francisco's Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

I recently visited San Francisco and found a few things that I enjoyed, but would have missed had my perceptions of the dense tourist laden Fisherman’s Wharf proven true.

Some people like to get away and take a vacation in their own state; it saves not only money but time.