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Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 11:45 AM

Borrego Days Desert Festival: Roaring This Way

Borrego Days Desert Festival: Roaring This Way

Spend an October weekend in the funky, big-of-sky, art-cool community. Read »

Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 at 5:05 PM

Wind Garden: New Tree + Breeze Symphony

Wind Garden: New Tree + Breeze Symphony

Composer John Luther Adams has created a meditative stop-and-listen spot in a eucalyptus grove at UC San Diego. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 9:45 AM

Huge Harvest Festival: 2017 Dates

Huge Harvest Festival: 2017 Dates

Crafts, snacks, and cozy autumnal pleasures? They're headed for a host of California towns (plus Las Vegas, too). Read »

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 12:11 PM

Highway 1 Discovery Route: Beach Bliss

Highway 1 Discovery Route: Beach Bliss

Relax at Ragged Point, Cayucos, or another sand-spectacular spot along the gorgeous stretch of road. Read »

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 7:16 AM

Big Bear Cycling Festival: Mountain Zoom

Big Bear Cycling Festival: Mountain Zoom

Numerous events, including Tour de Big Bear, will pedal through early August. Read »

Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 at 9:26 AM

Omni La Costa: Limited-Time Deal

Omni La Costa: Limited-Time Deal

Have designs on a resort getaway before the year wraps? There's a way to do just that (and save, too). Read »

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 5:35 PM

Oxnard Beaches: Picnics, Surfing, Kayaks

Oxnard Beaches: Picnics, Surfing, Kayaks

Seeking some splash-a-bility in these scorchy days? There's a stretch of sand for that. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 9:26 AM

Christmas in July: Xanterra Deals

Christmas in July: Xanterra Deals

Book a stay at The Ranch at Death Valley and score a gratis round of golf. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:18 PM

Alisal Guest Ranch: Sip, Saddle, Spa Package

Alisal Guest Ranch: Sip, Saddle, Spa Package

Some clip-clopping, roping lessons, the Trail Blazer spa treatment, and more luxe-rustic extras await, near Solvang. Read »

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 5:32 PM

Comic Con Palm Springs

Comic Con Palm Springs

The pop culture fun times will continue this summer, right into late August. 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.