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Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 at 1:25 PM

Pageant Packages at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Pageant Packages at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Planning on doing the wondrous Laguna Beach spectacular this summer? There's a way to peer deeper into the behind-the-scenes action. Read »

Monday, Feb 26, 2018 at 5:05 PM

Whale Watching Art Lessons in Dana Point

Whale Watching Art Lessons in Dana Point

Kids will discover how to create ocean-cool pictures via video feed with artist Wyland while aboard the Dana Pride. Read »

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 at 4:01 PM

First-Ever Santa Barbara Restaurant Week on the Way

First-Ever Santa Barbara Restaurant Week on the Way

Nosh around at 30+ restaurants and help raise funds for Thomas Fire relief efforts. Read »

Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 at 12:20 PM

Taste of Julian: Tickets on Sale

Taste of Julian: Tickets on Sale

Dig a delish meal in the mountain town? Get to know the good eats around the walkable spot. Read »

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:51 PM

Time Travel Is Lit(erary) at the Riverside Dickens Fest

Time Travel Is Lit(erary) at the Riverside Dickens Fest

Don your Victorian best and join a line-up of bookly happenings. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 4:31 PM

It's a Sweet SoCal Deal from Disneyland and Amtrak

It's a Sweet SoCal Deal from Disneyland and Amtrak

Taking the Pacific Surfliner to the Happiest Place on Earth? You may be able to save money on this limited-time offer. Read »

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 3:51 PM

California Peaks, Meet Some Solid Snowfall

California Peaks, Meet Some Solid Snowfall

Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, and the SoCal slopes are all reporting impressive flakes. Read »

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Yosemite's Mariposa Grove Has a Reopen Date

Yosemite's Mariposa Grove Has a Reopen Date

The tree-laden area closed for a "back-to-nature restoration" in the summer of 2015. Read »

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Now on Sale: California Strawberry Festival Tickets

Now on Sale: California Strawberry Festival Tickets

The juicy Oxnard bash is just over three months away. Read »

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 2:27 PM

Winter Bunk-Down at Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

Winter Bunk-Down at Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

Find your rustic-charming activities at the Solvang-close destination. 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.