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Friday, May 10, 2019 at 3:12 PM

Fly Like a Butterfly for Spanish Garden Inn

Fly Like a Butterfly for Spanish Garden Inn

Wing by the pretty property for the Painted Mariposa package and Butterfly Release Day. Read »

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 8:42 AM

Haunt the 'Spooky Bars of California'

Haunt the 'Spooky Bars of California'

Midsummer Scream will fête some fabulous phantom-fun watering holes at a special panel. Read »

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11:09 AM

It's Go Time for The Flower Fields

It's Go Time for The Flower Fields

The famous spread of Carlsbad-based color is wrapping up for another season. Read »

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 5:14 PM

Calistoga Wines + Eats Rule Cool Foodie Fest

Calistoga Wines + Eats Rule Cool Foodie Fest

A weekend full of excellent regional wines and above/beyond cuisine? It's happening in May. Read »

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 8:44 AM

The Treeful, Gleeful Redwood Mountain Faire Returns

The Treeful, Gleeful Redwood Mountain Faire Returns

Live tunes, artisan booths, and good vibes reign near Santa Cruz. Read »

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:39 AM

Moonlight, Yosemite, Waterfalls, and Your Camera

Moonlight, Yosemite, Waterfalls, and Your Camera

Ever caught a moonbow on film? Here's your chance, shutterbugs. Read »

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 4:08 PM

Savor BBQ Month in the Santa Maria Valley

Savor BBQ Month in the Santa Maria Valley

May honors the savory meats, and few regions are as synonymous with the flavorful form. Read »

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 2:19 PM

Cheers, It's the Santa Barbara Vintners Festival

Cheers, It's the Santa Barbara Vintners Festival

Chat with the pros who make the wines, at beautiful Rancho Sisquoc Winery. Read »

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:54 AM

Spend Mother's Day at the Winchester Mystery House

Spend Mother's Day at the Winchester Mystery House

Enjoy brunch with your mum in the famous abode's Victorian Gardens. Read »

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 12:01 PM

Snooze in a Mendocino Water Tower

Snooze in a Mendocino Water Tower

The famous structures are synonymous with the ocean-close hamlet. 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.