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Omni La Costa: Splash & Stay Package

Omni La Costa: Splash & Stay Package

Pondering some pool time? Go Carlsbad (and don't forget your swimsuit). Read »

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 1:07 PM

Morro Bay Favorite: City-Wide Yard Sale

Morro Bay Favorite: City-Wide Yard Sale

Loads of vintage-cool, need-this-now stuff'll be out around the water-close village. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Mammoth Mountain: Memorial Weekend Deals

Mammoth Mountain: Memorial Weekend Deals

Mid-spring skiing is on up the mountain, as are the savings on lodging. Read »

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:07 AM

Strawberry Fest: Sweet Cooking Showdown

Strawberry Fest: Sweet Cooking Showdown

Have a zingy recipe for the Berry Blast Off Contest? Glory and prizes await. Read »

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:12 AM

Ojai Fresh: Pixie Month Specials

Ojai Fresh: Pixie Month Specials

It's downright a-peeling; enjoy the village's vivacious fruit in all of its many forms. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 12:47 PM

West Coast BBQ Classic: New Categories

West Coast BBQ Classic: New Categories

Bacon and sweets get starring roles at the Queen Mary mmm-mmm bash. Read »

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:10 AM

Laguna Niguel Mega Eggs: Spring Tradition

Laguna Niguel Mega Eggs: Spring Tradition

The hand-painted artworks will be on display at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Read »

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 8:16 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Images: San Diego Botanic Garden

Photos from the San Diego Botanic Garden located in Encinitas, north of downtown...View gallery »

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 9:12 PM

Old Sac: New 'Gold Fever!' Tours

Old Sac: New 'Gold Fever!' Tours

Play a character and dig deeply into what living in the time of the Gold Rush was like. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 11:42 AM

Taste of Solvang: Wine & Beer Walk

Taste of Solvang: Wine & Beer Walk

Pastries do rule at this popular yearly event, but so do libations with local flair. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.