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Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:24 AM

Mono County's Spectacular, Snapshot-Ready Spots

Mono County's Spectacular, Snapshot-Ready Spots

Make your way to Mono Lake, Bodie, or another camera-cool place this summer. Read »

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 4:16 PM

New Magic Hour Debuts at Cinépolis USA Cinemas

New Magic Hour Debuts at Cinépolis USA Cinemas

Blockbuster season is here, and a fresh way to save bucks at the posh movie chain. Read »

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 9:46 PM

Gardens + Goodies: Sweet Encinitas Fest

Gardens + Goodies: Sweet Encinitas Fest

The day-before-Mother's-Day festival, built around chocolate, returns to SDBG. Read »

Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 4:59 PM

Stay at The Citizen Hotel, Join a 'Lady Bird' Tour

Stay at The Citizen Hotel, Join a 'Lady Bird' Tour

Enjoy a getaway at the historic Sacramento hotel while visiting some of the locations seen in the acclaimed film. Read »

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 5:32 PM

Enjoy Mom's Day Around Dana Point Harbor

Enjoy Mom's Day Around Dana Point Harbor

A Mother's Day art show and other festive doings'll dot the water-close district. Read »

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10:10 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth's May Starts in Snowy Fashion

Woolly looks chilly as spring flakes blanket the Sierra ski destination.View gallery »

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 2:02 PM

It's Raining Strawberry Festivals Around California

It's Raining Strawberry Festivals Around California

If you're a strawberryist, best stay close to the Golden State throughout May 2018. Read »

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 12:43 PM

Enjoy a 'Sweet 15' Deal at Montage Laguna Beach

Enjoy a 'Sweet 15' Deal at Montage Laguna Beach

The company is celebrating 15 years; now guests can enjoy a room for 15% off, for a limited time. Read »

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 8:12 AM

Old Poway Park's Historic Train Rides Again

The train's whistle is back after repairs took the engine offline for two years.

Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 at 8:50 AM

Cambria Christmas Market Tickets Go on Sale (Really)

Cambria Christmas Market Tickets Go on Sale (Really)

It's winter in springtime for lovers of this quaint, seasonal to-do. 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.