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Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Now Boarding: MarsFest in Death Valley

Now Boarding: MarsFest in Death Valley

Venture to the amazing landscape for a weekend devoted to the next-door planet. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:51 PM

Sunset + Water + Yosemite: Magical Horsetail Fall

Sunset + Water + Yosemite: Magical Horsetail Fall

It's nearly that time again for one of the great, and all too brief, wintertime sights. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 7:01 PM

Santa Barbara's Starry Film Festival Is Nearly Here

Santa Barbara's Starry Film Festival Is Nearly Here

The 11-day cinegathering includes screenings, panels, and celebrity tributes. Read »

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 10:02 PM

'Wild Things' Photo Contest at Santa Barbara Zoo

'Wild Things' Photo Contest at Santa Barbara Zoo

Have a sweet snap of a gorgeous resident of the animal park? It could be picked for an on-site exhibit. Read »

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 at 8:43 AM

First Headliners Revealed for Pacific Amphitheatre Summer Series

First Headliners Revealed for Pacific Amphitheatre Summer Series

Kool & the Gang will join the 2018 Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre. Read »

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 2:55 PM

Greyhounds Reign at The Solvang Gathering

Greyhounds Reign at The Solvang Gathering

The February to-do helps different greyhound-related causes. Read »

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 at 6:48 PM

Sunshiny Sips at the Temecula Valley Barrel Tasting Event

Sunshiny Sips at the Temecula Valley Barrel Tasting Event

The weather'll be spring-summery and the glasses'll be full of fine wines. Read »

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 at 1:51 PM

New Ski Pass to Offer Access to 23 Resorts in North America

New Ski Pass to Offer Access to 23 Resorts in North America

A ski company that owns resorts from Quebec to Colorado says it will begin selling a pass next season that will give skiers and snowboarders access to 23 resorts in North America. Read »

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 3:11 PM

Book an Ojai Room, Help Thomas Fire Relief

Book an Ojai Room, Help Thomas Fire Relief

Area inns are raising money to help fire relief through the Ojai Love packages. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 9:51 PM

All Eyes on the Mojave Maxine Live Feed

All Eyes on the Mojave Maxine Live Feed

When will California's own spring-predicting desert tortoise finally leave her burrow? 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.