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Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 at 4:29 PM

Find Your Sweet Summer Specials at Omni La Costa

Find Your Sweet Summer Specials at Omni La Costa

Pool time, relax time, dinner time, fun fun: There are warm-weather good times to be had at the luxe Carlsbad destination. Read »

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 5:11 PM

Happy World Otter Day: Aquariums to Visit in California

Happy World Otter Day: Aquariums to Visit in California

How will you honor the occasion? Donate to an otter-loving org or visit those Golden State places that otters adore. Read »

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 6:12 PM

Ojai's Most Lavender-Lovely Month

Ojai's Most Lavender-Lovely Month

Everything's coming up purple in the Pink Moment burg. Read »

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 1:31 PM

SLO Wineries Prepare to 'Roll Out the Barrels'

SLO Wineries Prepare to 'Roll Out the Barrels'

The summer-starter of a sip spectacular returns to the Mission and surrounding wine country. Read »

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 3:53 PM

Stroll Sunnylands (Before It Gets Sunnier Out)

Stroll Sunnylands (Before It Gets Sunnier Out)

The garden-glorious Palm Springs destination will close for the season in early June. Read »

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 1:37 PM

Fairies to Summon Encinitas Enchantment

Fairies to Summon Encinitas Enchantment

The sweet summer opener is a cute way for kids to get creative. Read »

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2:55 PM

Mammoth's Ski/Bike/Golf Deal Is Back

Mammoth's Ski/Bike/Golf Deal Is Back

Can you enjoy all three pursuits in a matter of hours? Read »

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2:55 PM

Soar, Sip at the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Fest

Soar, Sip at the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Fest

Join three full days of concerts, balloon glows, and pours from area wineries. Read »

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:15 PM

Sweet Death Valley Lodging Deal for 'Everyday Heroes'

Sweet Death Valley Lodging Deal for 'Everyday Heroes'

Oasis at Death Valley is offering teachers, military members, and first responders a discount on stay-overs. Read »

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 5:36 PM

Your Pup Can Be a Redwoods 'Bark Ranger'

Your Pup Can Be a Redwoods 'Bark Ranger'

Visiting the big trees with your favorite furry? There's a cool new tag for him to sport. 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.