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Monday, Feb 16, 2015 at 12:06 PM

Cinematic Sartorial: Movie Costumes on Display in LA

Cinematic Sartorial: Movie Costumes on Display in LA

Admire the seams, buttons, and frills of over 100 outfits from recent films. Read »

Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Winter Wonderlands Found: National Park Foundation Guide

Winter Wonderlands Found: National Park Foundation Guide

Need some snow in a spectacular setting? Get pretty picks. Read »

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Festival of Whales: Dana Point's Blowhole-Big Bash

Festival of Whales: Dana Point's Blowhole-Big Bash

Parades, water excursions, and mammal-nice doings are on the March schedule. Read »

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 1:04 PM

First of the County Fairs: Riverside Opens

First of the County Fairs: Riverside Opens

Date-loving diners, your festival is here. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:35 PM

Vegas Big: Valentine's Speed-Date Record

Vegas Big: Valentine's Speed-Date Record

Sin City goes for the big numbers on February 14. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 2:22 PM

Spring Prognosticator: Meet Mojave Maxine

Spring Prognosticator: Meet Mojave Maxine

All eyes are on the burrow of The Living Desert tortoise. Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 7:17 AM

Valentine's Day Among Our National Treasures

Valentine's Day Among Our National Treasures

The Day of Hearts happens during the Weekend of Free Admission. Read »

Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 6:58 AM

Tours Open at Friend's Ranches

Tours Open at Friend's Ranches

Mid-winter is the start of citrus time in the Golden State. Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 7:15 AM

Pre-Sale Passports: Temecula Valley's World of Wine

Pre-Sale Passports: Temecula Valley's World of Wine

The it's-almost-spring soiree is "the first regional tasting event of the year." Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 3:36 PM

Taste of Solvang: The Whole Shebang Ticket

Taste of Solvang: The Whole Shebang Ticket

Can't stand the thought of not trying everything at the March food gathering? This is for you. 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.