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Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 5:32 PM

Admire the Tarantulas of Mount Diablo

Admire the Tarantulas of Mount Diablo

These "gentle giants" go on the roam for a mate as fall draws close. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 12:57 PM

Catalina's Whimsical 'Wizard of Oz' History

Catalina's Whimsical 'Wizard of Oz' History

Sounds for the classic film were recorded on the island; a screening is just ahead, in Avalon. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 1:33 PM

Travel Back Through Time at Friends of Bodie Day

Travel Back Through Time at Friends of Bodie Day

All sorts of yippee-ki-yay activities will flourish at the Mono County destination. Read »

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:26 PM

It's Christmas in July at The Oasis at Death Valley

It's Christmas in July at The Oasis at Death Valley

Reserve during a short July window for big fall and winter savings. Read »

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 11:12 AM

Oxnard Salsa Fest Fêtes Our Favorite Fiery Food

Oxnard Salsa Fest Fêtes Our Favorite Fiery Food

Plan for your food-delicious, sway-and-sashay day now. Read »

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 1:46 PM

Join a Free Mono Lake Sunset South Tufa Tour

Join a Free Mono Lake Sunset South Tufa Tour

How well do you know this amazing lake and its spectacular natural towers? Read »

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 12:27 PM

Have a Peak Experience at the Mammoth Wine Weekend

Have a Peak Experience at the Mammoth Wine Weekend

Several events, including The Village Wine Walk, fill the sippable Sierra-fun weekend. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:10 PM

Mmm, Foodie Theme Nights at The Beverly Hilton

Mmm, Foodie Theme Nights at The Beverly Hilton

The summertime event is delivering extra delish to the delicious Circa 55. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Chilis Spice Up a New Cherry Valley Festival

Chilis Spice Up a New Cherry Valley Festival

Highland Springs Ranch & Inn will spotlight all sorts of pepper-tastic bites at the free one-day to-do. Read »

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 10:45 AM

Left Coast Brewing Opens in Irvine

Left Coast Brewing Opens in Irvine

The San Clemente-famous suds land at Sand Canyon Plaza. 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.