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Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 1:30 PM

Death Valley Landmark: New Name

Death Valley Landmark: New Name

The Oasis at Death Valley, formerly The Inn at Furnace Creek, is about to "...undergo a massive renaissance." Read »

Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 at 9:02 AM

Wellness Retreat: Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles

Wellness Retreat: Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles

Practice those yoga poses steps from the pool at the Global Wellness Day gathering. Read »

Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 at 9:03 AM

Bernardus Lodge: A Honey of an Experience

Bernardus Lodge: A Honey of an Experience

Join the apiculture program, learn about bees, and indulge in honey-themed treats at the elegantly rustic Carmel Valley ranch. Read »

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 11:57 AM

Fairies Flit: Enchantment in Encinitas

Fairies Flit: Enchantment in Encinitas

Have your tots don their wings ahead of the magical San Diego Botanic Garden festival. Read »

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 5:20 PM

Mono County: Hot Springs Ahoy

Mono County: Hot Springs Ahoy

It's a nice place to soak after a day of road-tripping around the Eastern Sierra. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 5:51 PM

Microbrew & Chili Fest: Pechanga Celebration

Microbrew & Chili Fest: Pechanga Celebration

The Habitat for Humanity fundraiser includes a host of local brews and fiery stews. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 1:31 PM

Joie de Vivre Hotels: Sip of Summer Offer

Joie de Vivre Hotels: Sip of Summer Offer

The boutique hotel outfit is turning 30. To celebrate? Guests can save up to 30% on a room. Read »

Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 at 11:49 AM

The Living Desert: Early Hours Start

The Living Desert: Early Hours Start

Arrive at the Palm Desert-based animal park at 8 a.m. for a peek at the a Read »

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 at 1:13 PM

'Disneyland Encyclopedia': Third Edition Debuts

'Disneyland Encyclopedia': Third Edition Debuts

Study up on attractions, history, and all you need to know about The Happiest Place on Earth. Read »

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 9:32 PM

37 Cloves: Gilroy Eating Contest

37 Cloves: Gilroy Eating Contest

That's the one-minute record to beat at the 2017 hot-of-mouth gathering. 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.