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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 2:40 PM

'Peak' Whaleness Happening Now, in Monterey

'Peak' Whaleness Happening Now, in Monterey

The grey whale migration is in full and fluke-tastic force off the coast. Read »

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 11:24 AM

Flower People, Pier 39's Tulipmania Is Soon to Bloom

Flower People, Pier 39's Tulipmania Is Soon to Bloom

It'll still be winter, but the San Francisco petal party brings some spring zing. Read »

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Sleep with the Crabs at Little River Inn

Sleep with the Crabs at Little River Inn

If you're going Mendo for its January food-stravaganza, consider a package that address your crabbiest longings. Read »

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 9:33 PM

Oceanside Celebrates Valentine's in a Big, Big Way

Oceanside Celebrates Valentine's in a Big, Big Way

A bike ride, tango demos, and more flowery fun times fill out the calendar. Read »

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 3:57 PM

Redwoods State Parks: Free Second Saturdays in 2018

Redwoods State Parks: Free Second Saturdays in 2018

Is it the second Saturday of the month? You're in luck, tree lovers. Read »

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 2:58 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Bear: Scenes From the Snowfall

The lake looked chilly and Snow Summit ready for skiers.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 2:47 PM

Rock Out at the Queen Mary

Rock Out at the Queen Mary

Urban Commons, the ship's lease holder, has partnered with concert powerhouse Goldenvoice; new festivals and shows are ahead. Read »

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 4:38 PM

Love Him Tender: An Elvis Birthday Celebration

Love Him Tender: An Elvis Birthday Celebration

Hunka-hunka fun reigns at the Honeymoon Hideaway, in Palm Springs. Read »

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 1:45 PM

Find Cool Merch, Treats at the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck

Find Cool Merch, Treats at the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck

The popular on-wheels experience is rolling for San Diego on Jan. 6. Read »

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 4:11 PM

The Living Desert's New Total Adventure Package

The Living Desert's New Total Adventure Package

Enjoy "several unlimited adventures throughout the (Palm Desert) zoo." 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.