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Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 8:16 PM

Autumn Pleasures Rule The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Autumn Pleasures Rule The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Pumpkin cuisine, pumpkin sips, pumpkin facials, and more fall amazingness is flourishing at the luxe resort. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 9:50 PM

Briny Times at the Pismo Beach Clam Festival

Briny Times at the Pismo Beach Clam Festival

Are you alllll about chowder? Your Central Coast celebration will soon be stewing. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 2:07 PM

'Dog Be with You' Package Woofs at Fairmont Miramar

'Dog Be with You' Package Woofs at Fairmont Miramar

Woofers will enjoy a host of hound-tastic perks and treats at the Santa Monica hotel. Read »

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 4:47 PM

Venture Inside Big Horse's Colossal Corn Maze

Venture Inside Big Horse's Colossal Corn Maze

Wend through over 11 acres of can't-see-above-'em stalks, in Temecula. Read »

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 at 4:48 PM

Raise Your Glass for the Catalina Wine Mixer

Raise Your Glass for the Catalina Wine Mixer

The "Step Brothers"-inspired par-tay returns to the fabled island with good tunes, good vibes. Read »

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 5:02 PM

A 'Mammoth' Fall Package for Leaf Peepers

A 'Mammoth' Fall Package for Leaf Peepers

Revel in the burnished hues of the season while enjoying Tamarack Lodge. Read »

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 3:01 PM

Find Alpine Oktoberfest Fun in Lake Arrowhead

Find Alpine Oktoberfest Fun in Lake Arrowhead

The autumn lark returns to its lake-close setting, up the mountain. Read »

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 1:42 PM

Shuck & Swallow Oyster Showdown, in Santa Barbara

Shuck & Swallow Oyster Showdown, in Santa Barbara

Bivalve lovers should make for the Canary Hotel for one briny buff. Read »

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 5:01 PM

This Free Port Hueneme Festival Is Bananas

This Free Port Hueneme Festival Is Bananas

A pair of pie-eating contests are part of the peel-it-back bash. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 at 1:10 PM

OC Brew Ha Ha Boasts 100+ Beers, Yacht Rock

OC Brew Ha Ha Boasts 100+ Beers, Yacht Rock

The suds celebration gives a sweet goodbye to summer, in Silverado. 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.