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Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 2:19 PM

Peanuts People, Hooray: The Snoopy House Returns

Peanuts People, Hooray: The Snoopy House Returns

The beloved display will be on view over several nights at Costa Mesa City Hall. Read »

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:49 PM

Visit the North Pole in Palm Desert

Visit the North Pole in Palm Desert

A number of warm-hearted sights and sips are adding holiday cheer to the JW Marriott Desert Springs. Read »

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 8:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wow Over Woodies Festooned for Christmas, in Malibu

The 14th annual parade will roll on Sunday, Dec. 10 at Malibu Village.View gallery »

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Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 8:39 AM

Inn Town Campground's Victorian Christmas Special

Inn Town Campground's Victorian Christmas Special

Stay at the woodsy, close-to-Nevada-City spot and save on select December nights. Read »

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 9:28 PM

Head 'Home for Christmas' in Julian

Head 'Home for Christmas' in Julian

A wreath demo, gift-wrapping tips, and more holiday-related fun is ahead at Oakwood Creek. Read »

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:08 PM

Visit with Santa at the Palm Springs Tram

Visit with Santa at the Palm Springs Tram

The Jolly Old Elf will call upon Mountain Station on Saturday, Dec. 16. Read »

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 9:39 PM

Tickets to the Eye-mazing Flower Fields on Sale Now

Tickets to the Eye-mazing Flower Fields on Sale Now

The brightest-of-petal places opens in March, but you can alight upon your entry ASAP. Read »

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 5:14 PM

The Cool Quiet of Mono County's Late Fall

The Cool Quiet of Mono County's Late Fall

Already did the whole leaf-peeping thing? There are still cold wonders to behold around the Sierra-mazing region. Read »

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 2:45 PM

Nevada City Victorian Christmas: 40th Anniversary

Nevada City Victorian Christmas: 40th Anniversary

The 19th century meets the Sierra foothills in a sparkly street fair of egg-nog-ian proportions. Read »

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 2:46 PM

California Historical Christmas in the Monterey Adobes

California Historical Christmas in the Monterey Adobes

Wend your way through centuries gone by over two candle-bright nights. 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.