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Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:16 PM

Animals for Armed Forces Weekend

Animals for Armed Forces Weekend

Adoption fees will be waived at the Helen Woodward Animal Center for military members over two thanks-filled days. Read »

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:01 PM

Ski on Father's Day at Mammoth Mountain

Ski on Father's Day at Mammoth Mountain

The Sierra ski destination has extended its 2017-2018 season once again. Read »

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:35 PM

A Wayback Bash at Catalina's Big-Band-y Ballroom

A Wayback Bash at Catalina's Big-Band-y Ballroom

Swing the night away, near the Pacific, at The Avalon Ball. Read »

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:06 PM

Summer Splashes Early as Knott's Soak City Opens

Summer Splashes Early as Knott's Soak City Opens

The H2O-filled fun place debuts over a month ahead of summer's official start. Read »

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:44 PM

It's a Royal Wedding Tea, at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

It's a Royal Wedding Tea, at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

Sip a warm cup, nibble at pastries, and watch the nuptials, a few hours after the wedding itself. Read »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 5:51 PM

Savor Delish Deals at Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Savor Delish Deals at Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Fresh ingredients, interesting menus, and a swath of eateries in the resort cities to try. Read »

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 3:50 PM

Explore Catalina's Retro Vibe, with Charles Phoenix

Explore Catalina's Retro Vibe, with Charles Phoenix

The Ambassador of Americana will call upon Avalon with a brand-new slide show. Read »

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:20 AM

Summer Fridays Get Fridayer at the Palm Springs Tram

Summer Fridays Get Fridayer at the Palm Springs Tram

Get that #fridayfeeling with an early ride up the mountain. Read »

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:47 PM

Special Train Service to FivePoint Amphitheatre Begins

Special Train Service to FivePoint Amphitheatre Begins

Heading to Irvine to see a show? Amtrak can help you get there. Read »

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:34 PM

Spend Mother's Day Eve with the Gibbons

Spend Mother's Day Eve with the Gibbons

Take a tour of the Santa Clarita center (and hear the gibbons' famous "song"). 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.