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Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 at 8:04 AM

Boats Will Be Built, Then Sailed, in Bodega Bay

Boats Will Be Built, Then Sailed, in Bodega Bay

How fast can a team construct a water-worthy vessel? Find out, in early May. Read »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 8:34 PM

Time to Make Your Strawberry-Themed Contest Hats

Time to Make Your Strawberry-Themed Contest Hats

Is the berry your favorite fruit? Do you dig donning a chapeau? This is for you. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 10:41 PM

Roam a 'Citywide' Yard Sale, in Morro Bay

Roam a 'Citywide' Yard Sale, in Morro Bay

Love to dig for treasures, oddities, and the wacky platform boots you just can't resist? Read »

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 11:03 PM

Oh Sweet Guac, It's the Fallbrook Avocado Fest

Oh Sweet Guac, It's the Fallbrook Avocado Fest

Slice it up, mash it, make a smoothie: The huge springtime lark is nearly here. Read »

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 10:15 PM

Sierra Wildflowers, Seen from a Vintage Train

Sierra Wildflowers, Seen from a Vintage Train

Climb aboard a classic locomotive at Railtown 1897, in Gold Country. Read »

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Arts in April, an Event-Full Napa Valley Must

Arts in April, an Event-Full Napa Valley Must

As the sun warms wine country, a caboodle of creative to-dos flower, too. Read »

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Easter Egg Hunt at the Winchester Mystery House

Easter Egg Hunt at the Winchester Mystery House

The kidly adventure will take place in the attraction's outdoor Victorian Garden on the day before the holiday. Read »

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 6:21 PM

Rose Wonderland Opening Its Petals in Healdsburg

Rose Wonderland Opening Its Petals in Healdsburg

A bevy of bloom-big events are bursting at the Russian River Rose Company. Read »

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 4:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Coachella 2019 Tastes to Run the Gourmet Gamut

Hearty sandwich fare, Salt & Straw cones, and matcha-mazing lattes are all on the menu.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 9:30 AM

'Stranger Things' to Again Haunt Halloween Horror Nights

'Stranger Things' to Again Haunt Halloween Horror Nights

The Netflix phenom'll be back at Universal Studios Hollywood's maze-filled autumn scare spectacular. 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.