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Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 1:07 PM

Mondo Elvis Fest to Love Us Tender

Mondo Elvis Fest to Love Us Tender

The jumpsuits will be out, in joyful force, in Garden Grove. Read »

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 1:44 PM

Fairmont Miramar's Malibu-Cool Surf Package

Fairmont Miramar's Malibu-Cool Surf Package

Stay at the Santa Monica property, then go 'bu for a lesson on the waves. Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 2:41 PM

Julian's Main Street Fourth of July Parade

Julian's Main Street Fourth of July Parade

See a clip-clop-tastic parade through the center of the Gold Rush town. Read »

Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 3:43 PM

Maker Faire San Diego: Early Bird Tickets

Maker Faire San Diego: Early Bird Tickets

The October create-stravaganza bubbles with the brightest of ideas. Read »

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 2:49 PM
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90-Dollar Rooms for a Berkeley Icon's Big 90th

The Graduate Berkeley, the former Hotel Durant, has a nine-day special afoot in honor of the property's anniversary.View gallery »

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Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 9:34 PM

Summer of '18: What's New on Catalina Island

Summer of '18: What's New on Catalina Island

Two new escape rooms, miles of new trails, and other adventurous doings are afoot in and around Avalon. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 2:48 PM

Del Mar's Rocking Summer Concert Series

Del Mar's Rocking Summer Concert Series

Iration, Aloe Blacc, and Tribal Seeds will all bring great songs to the famous racetrack. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 2:45 PM

Deep Sea Adventure Dives into LEGOLAND

Deep Sea Adventure Dives into LEGOLAND

Deep Sea Adventure Submarine Ride has 30,000 gallons of water and is coming to LEGOLAND California Resort. Read »

Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 at 3:21 PM

Enjoy a New Oasis at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

Enjoy a New Oasis at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

The new garden oasis debuted in early June 2018. Read »

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 2:51 PM

Millie the Goat Wins Hearts in Rancho Santa Fe

Millie the Goat Wins Hearts in Rancho Santa Fe

The Nevada kid joined the Helen Woodward Animal Center's Humane Education team. 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.