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Monterey Merry: Scottish Games & Festival

Monterey Merry: Scottish Games & Festival

Caber tossing, bagpipe tunes, and other kilt-cool to-dos await. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Catalina Express: 35th Anniversary Fun

Catalina Express: 35th Anniversary Fun

Prizes are part of the summery celebration. Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:11 PM

Dark Sky Wonder Among the Sequoias

Dark Sky Wonder Among the Sequoias

Look up and be awed at the Dark Sky Festival. Read »

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 7:32 AM

Palomar, Julian, and the Universe

Palomar, Julian, and the Universe

Astronomers and sky buffs gather in and around Julian. Read »

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 7:52 AM

Ventura's 'Ocean Air' County Fair

Ventura's 'Ocean Air' County Fair

The Pacific is nearby, and so is midway fun, and rodeo riding, and concerts... Read »

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 7:34 AM

Free Days: National Park Service's 100th Birthday

Free Days: National Park Service's 100th Birthday

The end-of-summer event happens a week ahead of Labor Day. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 9:51 PM

Thomas the Tank Engine Visits California

Thomas the Tank Engine Visits California

The iconic character has two Golden State stops ahead. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 9:53 PM

Yoga in the Neon Boneyard

Yoga in the Neon Boneyard

Need some unwind time in Las Vegas? Head for the big signs. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 3:46 PM

Palo Alto/Carmel: Luxe Road Trip Package

Palo Alto/Carmel: Luxe Road Trip Package

Drive a swanky set of wheels between two getaways on "The Ultimate California Road Trip." Read »

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 9:24 AM

Sonoma Valley Crush: Tickets on Sale

Sonoma Valley Crush: Tickets on Sale

Greet the grape-glorious season at 13 wineries around the valley. 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.