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Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 9:48 PM

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Sweet September

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Sweet September

How fast can you devour the famous Ghirardelli Earthquake Sundae? Read »

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 9:19 AM

Heat Escape: Big Bear Scenic Sky Chair

Heat Escape: Big Bear Scenic Sky Chair

Buy your ticket to the mountain attraction 72 hours in advance and save. Read »

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 12:21 PM

Titanic Photographs: Queen Mary Exhibit

Titanic Photographs: Queen Mary Exhibit

"Almost 100 period photographs" are on display at the Long Beach landmark. Read »

Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 at 10:37 AM

Oak Glen: Apple Season Opens

Oak Glen: Apple Season Opens

The crispest, juiciest time of the year arrives in the orchard-laden area. Read »

Friday, Sep 1, 2017 at 12:06 PM

Desert Doughnuts: Holiday Weekend Fun

Desert Doughnuts: Holiday Weekend Fun

Watch the unveiling of a 40-pound doughnut, and enjoy smaller doughnuts, at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. Read »

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 12:20 PM

Seasonal Stomp: South Coast Grape Festivity

Seasonal Stomp: South Coast Grape Festivity

Is this the fall you finally put feet to fruit? Read »

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 9:10 AM

Big Bear: Village Fall Wine Walk

Big Bear: Village Fall Wine Walk

Spend the middle Saturday of September sauntering/sipping among the businesses of the mountain town. Read »

Sunday, Sep 3, 2017 at 9:41 AM

Oxnard: Find Your Close-to-the-Beach Stay

Oxnard: Find Your Close-to-the-Beach Stay

Have a favorite stretch of sand? Spend the night near the surf. Read »

Monday, Aug 28, 2017 at 3:28 PM

Free: Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival

Free: Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival

Dozens of imaginative artists will be out and about in Ventura Harbor Village creating gaze-down works of art. Read »

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 12:11 PM

Catalina Film Festival: Cinematic Island Trip

Catalina Film Festival: Cinematic Island Trip

Spend the end of September, and first day of October, watching films and seeing stars in Avalon. 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.