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Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 at 9:43 AM

Re-Opening: Living Desert Hiking Trails

Re-Opening: Living Desert Hiking Trails

Take a peaceful stroll near the Palm Desert animal park. Read »

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 11:22 AM

Carpinteria Luscious: Avocado Festival

Carpinteria Luscious: Avocado Festival

Get your fill of great guac, and then some, near the beach. Read »

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 3:58 PM

'90s-Era #FlashbackFridays: Kimpton Cool

'90s-Era #FlashbackFridays: Kimpton Cool

A retro stay is on at Hotel Solamar, Hotel Palomar San Diego, and The Goodland. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 12:22 PM

Opening: Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch

Opening: Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch

The Irvine agricultural icon'll start lining up the gourds near the end of September. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 2:16 PM

Bright Bites: Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival

Bright Bites: Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival

The flavors are splashy, the wine is full-bodied, and the chefs shall be out in demo-delightful force. Read »

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:08 PM

Craft Celebration at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Craft Celebration at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Gather on the hotel's lawn for an array of elegant eats, beverages. Read »

Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 6:47 AM

Scenic Bash: Catalina Film Festival

Scenic Bash: Catalina Film Festival

Over 90 works'll shine around beautiful Avalon. Read »

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 9:02 AM

Big Bear Bevs: Fall Village Wine Walk

Big Bear Bevs: Fall Village Wine Walk

Welcome fall, and savor the weekend, while sipping and strolling on a Saturday evening. Read »

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 9:17 AM

Festival of Lights: Early Bird Package

Festival of Lights: Early Bird Package

Planning on doing it up at the Mission Inn this holiday season? Secure your stay by the end of September. Read »

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 9:05 AM

Ocean-Close Yoga at Terranea Resort

Ocean-Close Yoga at Terranea Resort

Savor a sun salutation while overlooking the Pacific. 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 NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.