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Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 10:24 PM

Mats 'n Mountains Merge at Wanderlust Festival

Mats 'n Mountains Merge at Wanderlust Festival

Squaw Valley is the spot for this utterly serene, look-within, move-stretch spectacular. Read »

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 9:13 AM

Soak While Enjoying the Sir Francis Drake's High Tide Tea

Soak While Enjoying the Sir Francis Drake's High Tide Tea

Enjoy a proper nibble while you, or you and a friend, soak in the tub. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 9:43 PM

Garden Movies at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Garden Movies at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

"Father of the Bride" and "Back to the Future" will screen in the lush setting. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 10:11 PM

A New Smokehouse for Big Sur

A New Smokehouse for Big Sur

Look for the pretty Post family homestead and you're in the right place. Read »

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 7:49 AM

Sierra Saunterers, Devils Postpile Is Now Open

Sierra Saunterers, Devils Postpile Is Now Open

The splendid wonder is now accessible for a few months, as is Reds Meadow Valley. Read »

Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 at 3:21 PM

The Perfect Piquancy of Oxnard's Salsa Fest

The Perfect Piquancy of Oxnard's Salsa Fest

It's a party that has two splendid sides: food and performance. Read »

Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 at 10:04 PM

This Marysville Festival Is Just Peachy

This Marysville Festival Is Just Peachy

Is the fuzzy phenom your fave? Your dream fruit fest is soon to bloom. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 9:20 PM

Monterey Beer Festival Foaming After the Fourth

Monterey Beer Festival Foaming After the Fourth

The suds'll rise on the first Saturday in July. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:40 PM

'Royal Rendezvous' in LBC to Open a Cunard Exhibit

'Royal Rendezvous' in LBC to Open a Cunard Exhibit

The Queen Elizabeth'll say hello to the Queen Mary on the Fourth of July, ahead of a new look-back at the Cunard story. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 9:40 AM

Tioga Road, Yosemite's Only Route Over Sierra Is Fully Open

Tioga Road, Yosemite's Only Route Over Sierra Is Fully Open

The snow has been cleared from the high-elevation, super-scenic byway. 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.