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Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Bibs on for the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival

Bibs on for the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival

Plan your falltime American Riviera jaunt now, for Pacific-close bites, breezes, and atmos. Read »

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Study Up Time: Mono County Fall Color Guide

Study Up Time: Mono County Fall Color Guide

The days of pretty leaf-peeping are nearly nigh. Read »

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 3:20 PM

Sausage Fest to Sizzle at Highland Springs Ranch

Sausage Fest to Sizzle at Highland Springs Ranch

Brews, too, will play a role at the free-to-enter Cherry Valley happening. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 9:57 PM

Hello, Late Summer, Hello, Livermore Harvest Fun

Hello, Late Summer, Hello, Livermore Harvest Fun

Spend the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend getting to know the vinos of the LV. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 6:19 PM

Pumpkins and Pumpkins: Bernese Mountain Dog Day

Pumpkins and Pumpkins: Bernese Mountain Dog Day

Farmer John's will again pay tribute to the tender-hearted giants of caninedom. Read »

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 12:53 PM

Swinging Our Way: Comic Con Palm Springs

Swinging Our Way: Comic Con Palm Springs

The heat is on at this growing-ever-bigger pop culture meet-up. Read »

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 4:55 PM

High Hill Ranch's Apple-tastic Opening Ahead

High Hill Ranch's Apple-tastic Opening Ahead

Calling fall fans and autumn aficionados: A Gold Country gem will soon make its seasonal debut. Read »

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:16 AM

Jazzy Times at Idyllwild's Sound-Big Weekend

Jazzy Times at Idyllwild's Sound-Big Weekend

Mountain music rings over three relax-enjoy days. Read »

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 3:31 PM

Gaze Up/Around at Julian Natural Wonderfest

Gaze Up/Around at Julian Natural Wonderfest

Tunes, art, and the great outdoors (as well as the Perseids) get the love at this mountain shebang. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 1:47 PM

The Glorious Lemons of Goleta

The Glorious Lemons of Goleta

California's tartest to-do is but a few flavorful weeks away. 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.