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Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 at 8:50 AM

Cambria Christmas Market Tickets Go on Sale (Really)

Cambria Christmas Market Tickets Go on Sale (Really)

It's winter in springtime for lovers of this quaint, seasonal to-do. Read »

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 4:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Eye Outdoor Paintings 'Not Meant to Last'

Julian Schnabel's mammoth works will be under sky, sun, and rain at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco through early August.View gallery »

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Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 9:12 PM

Waves 'n Woofs: It's Pet Day on the Bay

Waves 'n Woofs: It's Pet Day on the Bay

The Fido-fun fundraiser will set sail to help hounds in need. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 1:22 PM

Squaw Valley Serene: Wanderlust 2018

Squaw Valley Serene: Wanderlust 2018

The yoga, mind, body, music, and spirit-filled gathering returns in late July. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 4:40 PM

Cool Down, Desert-Style, with the Summer Tram Pass

Cool Down, Desert-Style, with the Summer Tram Pass

One of the sure signs of the sunny season arrives at the beginning of May. Read »

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:52 PM

Wildflower Fans, Big Bear's Belly Plants Are Back

Wildflower Fans, Big Bear's Belly Plants Are Back

The low-to-the-ground flora spring up in the mountain area's "Pebble Plains." Read »

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 11:41 AM

Glamping With a View of the Pacific

Glamping With a View of the Pacific

San Clemente State Beach campground offers the opportunity to stay in a vintage camper just a short walk from the beach - the way California used to be. Read »

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 2:25 PM

Post Ranch + Meadowood: One Trip, Two Iconic Stays

Post Ranch + Meadowood: One Trip, Two Iconic Stays

The just-introduced package pairs up the Big Sur and Napa Valley gems. Read »

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 1:28 PM

Charming Book Haunts Some of SoCal's Ghostliest Hotels

Charming Book Haunts Some of SoCal's Ghostliest Hotels

Author Craig Owens examines the ethereal tales of the Mission Inn and other overnight landmarks in "Haunted by History: Volume I." Read »

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 »

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Authors
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.