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Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 9:44 AM

Nosh Around Newport Beach Wine & Food

Nosh Around Newport Beach Wine & Food

Tony tastes and excellent libations are woven through the early October feast-around. Read »

Sunday, Sep 30, 2018 at 11:41 AM

Free Tree Fest: Stand for the Redwoods

Free Tree Fest: Stand for the Redwoods

Join the free and family-cool celebration in Humboldt County. Read »

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 at 9:56 PM

Living Desert Trails to Reopen for the Season

Living Desert Trails to Reopen for the Season

It's a sure sign of fall at the Palm Desert destination. Read »

Friday, Sep 28, 2018 at 10:21 AM

Take a Rare Swim in Hearst Castle's Neptune Pool

Take a Rare Swim in Hearst Castle's Neptune Pool

A special Soirée + VIP Swim Experience at the San Simeon landmark is splashing this way. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 7:15 PM

Nearly 700 Pumpkins to Festoon The Mission Inn

Nearly 700 Pumpkins to Festoon The Mission Inn

The Riverside landmark's Pumpkin Stroll is back, along with other charming fall treats and tastes. Read »

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 8:18 PM

The Spooky-Sweet Scarecrows of Solvang

The Spooky-Sweet Scarecrows of Solvang

Call upon the Santa Ynez Valley during October and you may spy fantastical fall figures, hither and yon. Read »

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 9:34 PM

Icons o' the Foam: Sea Otter Awareness Week

Icons o' the Foam: Sea Otter Awareness Week

Find your way to the Central Coast for ways to celebrate the whiskery wonders. Read »

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 5:26 PM

It's a Free National Parks Day, in Honor of Public Lands

It's a Free National Parks Day, in Honor of Public Lands

Fee-charging parks around the system will waive entrance fees on Sept. 22. Read »

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 8:16 PM

Autumn Pleasures Rule The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Autumn Pleasures Rule The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Pumpkin cuisine, pumpkin sips, pumpkin facials, and more fall amazingness is flourishing at the luxe resort. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 9:50 PM

Briny Times at the Pismo Beach Clam Festival

Briny Times at the Pismo Beach Clam Festival

Are you alllll about chowder? Your Central Coast celebration will soon be stewing. 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.