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Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 2:01 PM

Lobsterfest: Newport Beach Party

Lobsterfest: Newport Beach Party

Spend part of the first Sunday in August dining near the water (for a great cause). Read »

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:02 PM

Mammoth Lift + Lodging Deal: Wintry Savings

Mammoth Lift + Lodging Deal: Wintry Savings

Opening day is Nov. 9, and the buy-early fun has begun. Read »

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:13 PM

Sip of Julian: Mountain Libations

Sip of Julian: Mountain Libations

Get to know the libations of the charmer of a mountain town on Saturday, Aug. 5. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:24 PM

Inn Town Campground Celebrates 1st Year

Inn Town Campground Celebrates 1st Year

Venture to Nevada City for a nature-nice, town-close camp-out experience. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Taste of Yosemite 2018

Taste of Yosemite 2018

Begin 2018 with lauded chefs, primo cuisine, and a perfect national park setting. Read »

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 3:47 PM

Ojai Storytelling Festival: Thrilling Tales

Ojai Storytelling Festival: Thrilling Tales

Listen to tellers weave worlds and pick up tale-sharing tips for your own personal stories. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:29 PM

Vintage Flair: Queen Mary Art Deco Weekend

Vintage Flair: Queen Mary Art Deco Weekend

Don your 1930s togs and join the retro party, in Long Beach. Read »

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:23 AM

Winchester Mystery House: Explore More Tour

Winchester Mystery House: Explore More Tour

The fresh look-around, which debuted in late May, visits "areas of the house never-before open to the public." Read »

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 9:25 PM

L'Auberge Del Mar: Win, Place, Show Package

L'Auberge Del Mar: Win, Place, Show Package

If you'll be cheering the horses at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, consider a swanky stay not too faraway. Read »

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 1:43 PM

Magnifique: Santa Barbara French Festival

Magnifique: Santa Barbara French Festival

Cheer on the dance presentations, musical highlights, and the adorable parade of dogs at the free weekend-long festival. 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.