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Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 2:29 PM

Sip in SLO: Tasting Pass Program

Sip in SLO: Tasting Pass Program

Study up on a quartet of regional wineries during February and March. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 2:43 PM

The Luffa Farm: Free Tour

The Luffa Farm: Free Tour

Curious how the shower scrubbers grow? Stop by during your next Central Coast ramble. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:24 AM

Mendocino Majestic: The Whales of March

Mendocino Majestic: The Whales of March

Spied a beautiful behemoth this season? There's still time at this multi-weekend party. Read »

Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 at 11:53 AM

Horsetail Photography: Yosemite Course

Horsetail Photography: Yosemite Course

Burnish your skills, then snap the spectacular seasonal sight, in the national park. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:27 AM

Tater Tots and Beer Festival

Tater Tots and Beer Festival

Traveling to-do: Sip a myriad of craft beers while enjoying potato-perfect bites. Read »

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 at 11:41 AM

Beloved Cypress: A Lotusland Farewell

Beloved Cypress: A Lotusland Farewell

The Santa Barbara garden must say goodbye to a longtime friend. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 2:23 PM

Free: Presidents Day at the National Parks

Free: Presidents Day at the National Parks

Over 100 entrance fee-charging parks will waive admission on Monday, Feb. 20. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 6:29 PM

New: Mission Inn Valentine's Lights

New: Mission Inn Valentine's Lights

A pink, white, and red glow will adorn the Riverside hotel during Festa Dell' Amore. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 6:28 PM

South Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge

South Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge

Dash into the chilly H2O and raise funds for the Special Olympics. Read »

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 12:47 PM

Merry Sierra: Nevada City Mardi Gras

Merry Sierra: Nevada City Mardi Gras

Watch the Broad Street revelries while trying to catch some beads. 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.