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Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 2:41 PM

Horsetail Fall: Yosemite's February Show

Horsetail Fall: Yosemite's February Show

Be in the valley juuust as the setting sun sets the water "afire" (or magically seems to). Read »

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Mondo Movie Fest in the American Riviera

Mondo Movie Fest in the American Riviera

The February film party is one of the major happenings on the Santa Barbara calendar. Read »

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 12:04 PM

Happy Winter Trails Month

Happy Winter Trails Month

Strap on the snowshoes or try out cross country at a Januarytime happening. Read »

Saturday, Jan 7, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Mojave Maxine: Awaiting a Desert Superstar

Mojave Maxine: Awaiting a Desert Superstar

Students will guess when The Living Desert tortoise will emerge from her burrow. Read »

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Wintertime Package: Escape to Catalina

Wintertime Package: Escape to Catalina

Book the "Season of Escape" package and enjoy an Avalon overnight. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 8:38 AM

Anza-Borrego Bloom: On the Near Horizon

Anza-Borrego Bloom: On the Near Horizon

The late-winter wildflowers have not yet arrived, but these wet days are helping. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 8:16 PM

Migration Fest at Natural Bridges

Migration Fest at Natural Bridges

Love upon whales and winged things near Santa Cruz. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 3:05 PM

Kilt Confab: Queen Mary's ScotsFestival

Kilt Confab: Queen Mary's ScotsFestival

Bagpipes, sheep, athletics, and tartans return to the Long Beach landmark. Read »

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 1:09 PM

June Lake Winter Festival

June Lake Winter Festival

Snow sculptures, chilly strolls, and the Triple Threat Winter Triathalon are favorites at this frosty hoedown. Read »

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 »

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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.