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Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 4:55 PM

High Hill Ranch's Apple-tastic Opening Ahead

High Hill Ranch's Apple-tastic Opening Ahead

Calling fall fans and autumn aficionados: A Gold Country gem will soon make its seasonal debut. Read »

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:16 AM

Jazzy Times at Idyllwild's Sound-Big Weekend

Jazzy Times at Idyllwild's Sound-Big Weekend

Mountain music rings over three relax-enjoy days. Read »

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 3:31 PM

Gaze Up/Around at Julian Natural Wonderfest

Gaze Up/Around at Julian Natural Wonderfest

Tunes, art, and the great outdoors (as well as the Perseids) get the love at this mountain shebang. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 1:47 PM

The Glorious Lemons of Goleta

The Glorious Lemons of Goleta

California's tartest to-do is but a few flavorful weeks away. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 5:41 PM

Halloween Horror Nights Tickets Now Available, Eek

Halloween Horror Nights Tickets Now Available, Eek

Line up your visit to the Universal Studios Hollywood fright-porium. Read »

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 10:58 AM

Hoot Over a Famed OC Halloween Boutique

Hoot Over a Famed OC Halloween Boutique

The elaborate and elegantly eerie set-up at Roger's Gardens gets its 2018 open date. Read »

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 2:24 PM

Santa Barbara Eats Shine at Taste of the Town

Santa Barbara Eats Shine at Taste of the Town

The splashy foodie fundraiser benefits the Arthritis Foundation. Read »

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 2:22 PM

Big Bear Lake's Big Oktoberfest Grows Even Bigger

The up-the-mountain celebration expands to nine weekends, from early September to early November. Read »

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 5:22 PM

Cheers: Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Fest

Cheers: Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Fest

Greet the almost-fall at this stylish but relaxed foodie fun time. Read »

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 12:40 PM

Recyclables Rule Art-Forward Fashion Show

Recyclables Rule Art-Forward Fashion Show

The Festival Runway Fashion Show in Laguna Beach is one of the most clothing-cool creative events around. 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.