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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 11:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Many Flowers of Lompoc

The Many Flowers of Lompoc

Want to see the area's famed marigolds and sweet peas? There's a map. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012 at 9:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Lompoc in Bloom

Lompoc in Bloom

The Santa Barbara-close town gets plenty of petals 'round the time summer begins. 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 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.