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Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 at 12:17 PM

Calistoga Passport: Winter in the Wineries

Calistoga Passport: Winter in the Wineries

Jump into 15 different tastings at your own take-it-easy leisure. Read »

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 11:44 AM

NYE Fun: Temecula Grape Drop

NYE Fun: Temecula Grape Drop

Wine country makes its welcome to 2017. Read »

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 9:57 AM

Catalina Express: Best of Winter Deals

Catalina Express: Best of Winter Deals

It's time for an island getaway in the heart of the chilliest season. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 7:27 AM

Ocean Astonishing: Whalefest Monterey

Ocean Astonishing: Whalefest Monterey

Say "hey" to a Pacific Gray at this wintertime hoedown. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 1:18 PM

Wintertime in 'The Switzerland of California'

Wintertime in 'The Switzerland of California'

June Lake has small-town-y charms and those huge, huge peaks. Read »

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 8:16 AM

Palm Desert Food & Wine 2017

Palm Desert Food & Wine 2017

The suppable springtime soiree will once again attract big names on the restaurant and cookbook scene. Read »

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 10:32 AM

California Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

California Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

Obsessed with the beloved berry? Put brush to canvas and express your affections. Read »

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 9:30 PM

'Peter Pan' to Visit Catalina Island

'Peter Pan' to Visit Catalina Island

The 1924 silent film will screen at the Avalon Casino Theatre. Read »

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 8:23 AM

Tournament of Roses: Your Flowery 411

Tournament of Roses: Your Flowery 411

Bandfest, float decorating, and more bloomy to-dos festoon the grand celebration. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 9:22 AM

Yum: Taste of Solvang Tickets on Sale

Yum: Taste of Solvang Tickets on Sale

Countdown to pastry joy: The magnificent feasting is a March wine country favorite. 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.