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Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 2:06 PM

Tomatomania! Delish Tour on the Roll

Tomatomania! Delish Tour on the Roll

It's that time of year, lycopene lovers: Get your info, your seedlings, and your heirloom love on at a location near you. Read »

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 at 12:04 PM

Desert X: Mega Art Show

Desert X: Mega Art Show

Cruise around the Coachella Valley and see astounding installations from a host of artists. Read »

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 11:10 AM

MarsFest: Interplanetary Desert Adventure

MarsFest: Interplanetary Desert Adventure

Steer your saucer for a cosmic, science-cool Death Valley meet-up. Read »

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 PM

Mountain Mmm: Taste of Julian 2017

Mountain Mmm: Taste of Julian 2017

Take a "self-guided culinary tour" and get to know the vittles of the historical burg. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 7:52 AM

Eye-Popping: Flower Fields to Open

Eye-Popping: Flower Fields to Open

The colorful Carlsbad spread is only open a few weeks each year. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 2:58 PM

Wildflowers: Find Mono County Blooms

Wildflowers: Find Mono County Blooms

The petal-prettiest time in the Eastern Sierra is nearly nigh. Read »

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 11:29 AM

Swallows Day Parade: Capistrano History

Swallows Day Parade: Capistrano History

A mercado starts out the festive morning in San Juan Capistrano. Read »

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:37 AM

'Beauty & the Beast' Tea at SLS Hotel

'Beauty & the Beast' Tea at SLS Hotel

The posh-pretty, whimsy-minded Beverly Hills hotel has a few fairy tale doings afoot. Read »

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:37 AM

WonderCon: OC Pop Culture-a-Rama

WonderCon: OC Pop Culture-a-Rama

Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier, and a host of special guests are already on the slate for the early-spring convention. Read »

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 2:57 PM

Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend

Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend

Bliss out on bites at Bacara Resort & Spa while paying tribute to the legacy of Julia Child. 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.