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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 1:20 PM

Spicy Scene: Pechanga Beer and Chili Cookoff

Spicy Scene: Pechanga Beer and Chili Cookoff

Microbrews and delicious stews are on the menu at the Habitat for Humanity fundraiser. Read »

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 8:02 AM
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Legoland California's Castle Hotel to Open April 27

Legoland's Castle Hotel is opening at the Carlsbad resort on April 27. Here's a look inside as staff completes the finishing touches on the new addition to the Southern California theme park.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 5:02 PM

Free Entrance Day in Honor of National Park Week

Free Entrance Day in Honor of National Park Week

What park will you enjoy, no fee required? Read »

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 1:18 PM

Fishmas in Mono County: Opening Day Just Ahead

Fishmas in Mono County: Opening Day Just Ahead

The epic hook-and-line action begins on the last Saturday in April. Read »

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 2:44 PM

Everyone's Royalty at Puppy Prom

Everyone's Royalty at Puppy Prom

The hounds'll gather to help other animals, on the Sunday after Cinco de Mayo. Read »

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 9:15 PM

Koala Duo to Start Year-Long Santa Barbara Residency

Koala Duo to Start Year-Long Santa Barbara Residency

Thackory and Edmund are bidding San Diego and LA goodbye, for a bit, to bring a message of conservation. Read »

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 2:31 PM

La Quinta Resort & Club's Festival Season Perks

La Quinta Resort & Club's Festival Season Perks

Making for Coachella and/or Stagecoach? The historic destination has a few spring-sweet perks. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 5:46 PM

The Lodge at Torrey Pines: New Artisan Table Series

The Lodge at Torrey Pines: New Artisan Table Series

Enjoy delicious dishes from a host of fantastic chefs. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 3:58 PM

Whet Your Appetite with a Peek at Coachella Eats

Whet Your Appetite with a Peek at Coachella Eats

So many stylish and savory food purveyors are popping up at the two-weekend-tacular. Read »

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 5:08 PM

April Deal: 'Random Refunds' at Four Kimpton Hotels

April Deal: 'Random Refunds' at Four Kimpton Hotels

Planning a getaway before, on, or after Tax Day? There could be a fun surprise in store. 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.