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Tuesday, Jun 5, 2012 at 11:09 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

In Del Mar and Out of This World

In Del Mar and Out of This World

The San Diego County Fair is ready to open, meaning it is officially fair season around SoCal. Read »

Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Del Mar's Grand Horse Show

Del Mar's Grand Horse Show

Western Week just opened. Ahead? Dressage Week and Hunter/Jumper Week. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 1:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

High Trolley Time at Casa del Mar

High Trolley Time at Casa del Mar

A holiday favorite heads into a new year. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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By Becky Stickney

Experience the Finer Things

Experience the Finer Things

With some planning, a staycation or weekend getaway can be like living the life of luxury. Read »

Thursday, Oct 20, 2011 at 4:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Very October Christmas

A Very October Christmas

Get a jump on all your holiday needs when the Harvest Festival arrives in Del Mar. Read »

Thursday, Jul 21, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Opening Day at Del Mar

Opening Day at Del Mar

The historic racetrack is set to start a new season. Let the jumping/cheering commence. Read »

Sunday, Apr 24, 2011 at 7:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elegant Equestrianism in Del Mar

Elegant Equestrianism in Del Mar

The acclaimed Del Mar National Horse Show opens. Read »

Friday, Feb 11, 2011 at 3:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Barbara Car-Free Discounts

Santa Barbara Car-Free Discounts

Take a train, ride the bus or cycle in, and get some excellent deals. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Ladies Day in Del Mar, Baby Bumps Welcome

Ladies Day in Del Mar, Baby Bumps Welcome

Women deserve more than a day. How about a whole weekend? Read »

Saturday, Nov 13, 2010 at 6:09 AM
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By Britt Peterson

All Things Ski and Snow in Del Mar

All Things Ski and Snow in Del Mar

Gear up for winter. Snag snow apparel and lift tickets at this expo. Read »

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Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

Attractions, eateries and secret spots that we won't tell the tourists about.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals -- yes, there are reasons to drive north.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LOAD THE CAR SEAT

When you have to/want to take the kids along.

Authors
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 NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.
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