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Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 2:24 PM

Santa Barbara Eats Shine at Taste of the Town

Santa Barbara Eats Shine at Taste of the Town

The splashy foodie fundraiser benefits the Arthritis Foundation. Read »

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 2:22 PM

Big Bear Lake's Big Oktoberfest Grows Even Bigger

The up-the-mountain celebration expands to nine weekends, from early September to early November. Read »

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 5:22 PM

Cheers: Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Fest

Cheers: Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Fest

Greet the almost-fall at this stylish but relaxed foodie fun time. Read »

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 12:40 PM

Recyclables Rule Art-Forward Fashion Show

Recyclables Rule Art-Forward Fashion Show

The Festival Runway Fashion Show in Laguna Beach is one of the most clothing-cool creative events around. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 1:30 PM

Old Spanish Days Dance into Santa Barbara

Old Spanish Days Dance into Santa Barbara

The famous Fiesta fêtes dance, horses, food, and more for five lively days. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 4:28 PM

Fantastical Fall Figures to Charm in Cambria

Fantastical Fall Figures to Charm in Cambria

Scarecrows will return to dot the delightful village. Read »

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 2:09 PM

Stroll a 'Sonic Labyrinth' in Paso Robles

Stroll a 'Sonic Labyrinth' in Paso Robles

The new Sound Circle at Allegretto Vineyard Resort invites guests on a look-within journey. Read »

Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 at 9:28 AM

Eye Awesome Ocean 'Oddities' in La Jolla

Eye Awesome Ocean 'Oddities' in La Jolla

Aquatic critters that are electric, or tubular, or just plain "what the?" take the spotlight at Birch Aquarium. Read »

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:44 AM

Try a 'Taste of Silicon Valley' at Garden Court Hotel

Try a 'Taste of Silicon Valley' at Garden Court Hotel

Enjoy a bike rental, a house tour, and a local-minded novel to keep. Read »

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 5:32 PM

Admire the Tarantulas of Mount Diablo

Admire the Tarantulas of Mount Diablo

These "gentle giants" go on the roam for a mate as fall draws close. 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.