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Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:19 PM

Rare Chance to See a Film at Hearst Castle

Rare Chance to See a Film at Hearst Castle

Savor dinner on the Casa del Mar sunporch and enjoy a vintage movie in the San Simeon landmark's private theater. Read »

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 9:54 PM

Vibe on Ventura's Vivacious (and Free) Chalk Fest

Vibe on Ventura's Vivacious (and Free) Chalk Fest

Start September by admiring a splendid line-up of on-the-ground artworks. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 8:13 PM

Bigfoot Daze Stomp into Willow Creek

Bigfoot Daze Stomp into Willow Creek

You may even catch a sighting of the hairy fellow, or at least someone who is wearing his Bigfoot best. Read »

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 10:01 PM

This Tahoe Food Fest Has Fall-Starting Magic

This Tahoe Food Fest Has Fall-Starting Magic

The Autumn Food & Wine Festival in North Lake Tahoe is the perfect spot to snack away the end of summer. Read »

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 8:23 AM

'California Fall Color' Heats Up (Or, Um, Cools Down)

'California Fall Color' Heats Up (Or, Um, Cools Down)

The site, which tracks what trees to see when around the state, is gearing up for autumn. Read »

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 4:09 PM

Amtrak's September Savings Are on Track

Amtrak's September Savings Are on Track

Thinking of having a ball in the early fall with travel-loving pal? Here's your deal. Read »

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 9:54 PM

Apple Hill's Apple Season Is Rolling Our Way

Apple Hill's Apple Season Is Rolling Our Way

A few farms in the verdant vicinity will open over the Aug.17-18 weekend, but Labor Day Weekend is going to be even bigger. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 8:22 PM

Homemade Flying Saucers to Wing by Bridgefest

Homemade Flying Saucers to Wing by Bridgefest

Creatively made crafts'll take flight, fingers crossed, in Humboldt County. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 9:32 PM

Newport Beach Wine & Food Is Cooking

Newport Beach Wine & Food Is Cooking

The four-day foodie festivity is popular, meaning you should snag tickets to the top events pronto. Read »

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 6:06 PM

This Film Festival Is Pure Gold (Country)

This Film Festival Is Pure Gold (Country)

The Nevada City Film Festival is one of the most golden of the Golden State cinema bashes. 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.