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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 »

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 5:18 PM

Stomp Grapes at Solvang's Newest Celebration

Stomp Grapes at Solvang's Newest Celebration

Been looking up at windmills? Best look down at the juicy jewels you're crushing underfoot at this brand-new bash. Read »

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 9:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

17 Stories of CraZanity Swing into Six Flags

The ginormous pendulum ride opens at the attraction-awesome Valencia theme park.View gallery »

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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 2:10 PM

A Spooky Tour on the Last Friday the 13th of 2018

A Spooky Tour on the Last Friday the 13th of 2018

Behold the Winchester Mystery House by, gulp, flashlight. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 9:00 PM

Free French Festival Ooh La Las in Santa Barbara

Free French Festival Ooh La Las in Santa Barbara

It's one of the biggest Bastille bashes around, and it includes that famous Canine Cavalcade. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 5:57 PM

Mmm, It's the Big Bear Chili Cook-Off

Mmm, It's the Big Bear Chili Cook-Off

Spend a Saturday in a cooler spot while digging into warm-to-the-tum chili. Read »

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 5:20 PM

Thomas the Tank Engine to Toot-Toot to Felton

Thomas the Tank Engine to Toot-Toot to Felton

The good-natured rail-rider will visit Roaring Camp Railroads. Read »

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 1:46 PM

Whale That's Fun: Blue Whale Season Is Here

Whale That's Fun: Blue Whale Season Is Here

Venture to Ventura for an Island Packers boat trip. Read »

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 »

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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.