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Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 6:05 PM

A 'Haunt'-ing Experience at California's Great America

A 'Haunt'-ing Experience at California's Great America

Theme park mavens, the Santa Clara destination is about to get super-ghoulish. Read »

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 9:02 PM

Sour Has Power at This Central Coast Bash

Sour Has Power at This Central Coast Bash

Goleta's Lemon Festival is a tart to-do with tons of lemon-loving fans. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 9:46 PM

Go Time for Mono County's Fall Color Reporting

Go Time for Mono County's Fall Color Reporting

The inaugural outlook for the 2019 leaf-peeping season is live. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 12:41 PM

Awww Over Sea Otter Awareness Week

Awww Over Sea Otter Awareness Week

Morro Bay will feature Sea Otter Outreach Stations for those who want to learn more about these whiskery wonders. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 5:59 PM

It's Time To Clean Yosemite, Pitch-Inners

It's Time To Clean Yosemite, Pitch-Inners

You can always keep the national park looking spiffy, of course, but the Yosemite Facelift is the big fall tidy-up. Read »

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 7:57 AM

Crush Fruit, Under Heel, at This Wine Country Must

Crush Fruit, Under Heel, at This Wine Country Must

South Coast Winery's messiest and merriest party is stomping this way. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 7:16 PM

Winchester Mystery House in Calif. to Host 'Spirited Supper'

It's an elegant and appetizing twist on the the classic San Jose haunt experience. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 10:00 PM

Scarecrows to Charmingly Convene in Cambria

Scarecrows to Charmingly Convene in Cambria

The ocean-breezy hamlet's October is wonderfully whimsical. Read »

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 10:05 PM

Pismo's Clammiest Party Shell Be Here Soon

Pismo's Clammiest Party Shell Be Here Soon

This briny bash has festooned the Central Coast burg for decades. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 5:03 PM

Huzzah, the Bracebridge Dinner in Yosemite Nears

Huzzah, the Bracebridge Dinner in Yosemite Nears

The Ahwahnee tradition is full of pomp, stories, and sumptuous eats. 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.