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Saturday, Dec 7, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Poshing Up December, the LA Way

Poshing Up December, the LA Way

Making for Southern California and a little shopping, too? Kimpton has an offer. Read »

Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 2:11 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hotel La Jolla Celebrates San Diego's "Kids Free Month"

Hotel La Jolla Celebrates San Diego's

"Treats and amenities" are part of the sweet stay-over deal. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

London Hotel in San Francisco

London Hotel in San Francisco

The Sir Francis Drake raises a special cocktail to the Olympics. Read »

Saturday, Feb 12, 2011 at 11:35 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Chocolate Lovers Day

Chocolate Lovers Day

The sweetness will not be over after Feb. 14. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kimpton's Robe-mantic Retreat

Kimpton's Robe-mantic Retreat

The hotel chain's Robemance Packages sends you home with -- well -- you guessed it. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine, Unwinding, and Wii

Wine, Unwinding, and Wii

Kimpton Hotels is combining two words that begin with "w" in a very wintry way. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kimpton's Wintertime "Secret Word" Debuts

Kimpton's Wintertime

Say a wintry word upon check-in, get a sweet perkity-perk. Read »

Thursday, Oct 14, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Meeting Your Holiday "Obli-cation"

Meeting Your Holiday

Kimpton Hotels is de-stressing your holiday visit with a discount. And cocktails. Read »

Sunday, Oct 3, 2010 at 7:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kimpton Hotels' Crush Contest

Kimpton Hotels' Crush Contest

The boutique hotel chain has a new LGBT page, and to celebrate, a cool contest. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cali Canine Hotels Make Top List

Cali Canine Hotels Make Top List

Find out which hotels Travel & Leisure think are the doggliest of all. 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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