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Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 1:54 PM

Ojai Illumination: A Tree-tastic Artwork

Ojai Illumination: A Tree-tastic Artwork

Marvel at 28 lovely lanterns adorning one of the property's old oaks. Read »

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 7:24 AM

Julefest Wine Walk: Tickets on Sale

Julefest Wine Walk: Tickets on Sale

The holidays are but a few months away, as is Solvang's sippable soiree. Read »

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 3:33 PM

Labor Day Splash at The Beverly Hilton

Labor Day Splash at The Beverly Hilton

Save up to 25% on a close-of-summer stay at the legendary property. Read »

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:17 PM

Apple Days: Julian's Juiciest Jamboree

Apple Days: Julian's Juiciest Jamboree

Revel in sheer pie-dom over the last weekend in September. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 1:22 PM

Laguna Art-A-Fair: Customer Appreciation Weekend

Laguna Art-A-Fair: Customer Appreciation Weekend

Free admission: Join the art-fun to-do's festive summer farewell. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:24 PM

Ready for Foliage: California Fall Color Blog

Ready for Foliage: California Fall Color Blog

The autumn equinox is still a month off, but a popular leaf-peeping blog is up and running for 2016. Read »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 9:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

2016 Sunset Idea House Opens

Eye "a celebration of local design" over six style-filled weekends. View gallery »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 8:19 PM

NPS Centennial: Yosemite Celebrates

NPS Centennial: Yosemite Celebrates

Several nature-cool programs will mark the National Park Service's 100th anniversary. Read »

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 11:04 AM

Apple Days Are Ahead, Autumnists

Apple Days Are Ahead, Autumnists

Summer's heat is on, but Oak Glen will soon jump into fall's pie-ful pleasures. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 8:41 PM

Monarch Beach Resort: End-of-Summer Fun

Monarch Beach Resort: End-of-Summer Fun

Mermaid swims, jazzy brunches, and Family Cardio Drumming are just a few things on the property's diversion-filled docket. Read »

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Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

Attractions, eateries and secret spots that we won't tell the tourists about.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals -- yes, there are reasons to drive north.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LOAD THE CAR SEAT

When you have to/want to take the kids along.

Authors
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.