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Taste of Carmel: Vivacious Village Bites

Taste of Carmel: Vivacious Village Bites

Stroll into the twilight while tasting some of the best that the foodie town has to offer. Read »

Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Palm Springs Modernism Tour: Roadside Icons

Palm Springs Modernism Tour: Roadside Icons

Ever admired the famous Tramway Gas Station? Your chance is just ahead, architecture buffs. Read »

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 8:04 AM

Tanaka Farms + Hello Kitty: Irvine Sweet

Tanaka Farms + Hello Kitty: Irvine Sweet

The historic agricultural destination is pairing up with some Sanrio superstars for a year of sheer cuteness. Read »

Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 9:45 PM

Anza-Borrego + Brews: Pints 4 the Park

Anza-Borrego + Brews: Pints 4 the Park

Support the Anza-Borrego Foundation while sipping some suds in Borrego Springs. Read »

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 3:39 PM

Big Bear Lake Village Scarecrow Fest

Big Bear Lake Village Scarecrow Fest

The quaint competition kicks off on Friday, Sept. 15. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 3:01 PM

Wizards Reign at Fanciful Halloween Boutique

Wizards Reign at Fanciful Halloween Boutique

The 2017 spread at Roger's Gardens in Corona del Mar is themed to magic. Read »

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 8:04 AM

California Fall Color: Popular Site Revs Up

California Fall Color: Popular Site Revs Up

It's nearly the autumn equinox, and time to start checking in regarding where foliage is peaking. Read »

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 2:58 PM

Mellow Fall: Dana Point Harbor Music Cruises

Mellow Fall: Dana Point Harbor Music Cruises

Hop on an evening boat ride and savor the cooler temps, good sound flows, nice vibes. Read »

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 7:59 AM

Opening: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

Opening: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

Board the sweet train or shop for a good gourd, in Orange. Read »

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 at 8:27 AM

Pantai Inn La Jolla: Early Fall Savings

Pantai Inn La Jolla: Early Fall Savings

Planning a late September, October, or early November getaway? Go to the beach and find a deal. 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.