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Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 7:49 AM

Sierra Saunterers, Devils Postpile Is Now Open

Sierra Saunterers, Devils Postpile Is Now Open

The splendid wonder is now accessible for a few months, as is Reds Meadow Valley. Read »

Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 at 3:21 PM

The Perfect Piquancy of Oxnard's Salsa Fest

The Perfect Piquancy of Oxnard's Salsa Fest

It's a party that has two splendid sides: food and performance. Read »

Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 at 10:04 PM

This Marysville Festival Is Just Peachy

This Marysville Festival Is Just Peachy

Is the fuzzy phenom your fave? Your dream fruit fest is soon to bloom. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 9:20 PM

Monterey Beer Festival Foaming After the Fourth

Monterey Beer Festival Foaming After the Fourth

The suds'll rise on the first Saturday in July. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:40 PM

'Royal Rendezvous' in LBC to Open a Cunard Exhibit

'Royal Rendezvous' in LBC to Open a Cunard Exhibit

The Queen Elizabeth'll say hello to the Queen Mary on the Fourth of July, ahead of a new look-back at the Cunard story. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 9:40 AM

Tioga Road, Yosemite's Only Route Over Sierra Is Fully Open

Tioga Road, Yosemite's Only Route Over Sierra Is Fully Open

The snow has been cleared from the high-elevation, super-scenic byway. Read »

Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 9:10 AM

Explore a Quaint, Art-y Village at the Sawdust

Explore a Quaint, Art-y Village at the Sawdust

Yep, there's actually sawdust on the ground, and art all around, at this charming and fanciful fair. Read »

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 6:17 PM

Moon Over the Marin County Fair's Cosmic Theme

Moon Over the Marin County Fair's Cosmic Theme

The Fourth of July Weekend celebration will include a number of tributes to the moon landing's big 50th. Read »

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 at 5:16 PM

Halloween Horror Nights Summons a Fearsome Fan Preview

Halloween Horror Nights Summons a Fearsome Fan Preview

The "first-ever" first look will take place the night before the popular Universal event officially opens. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 at 2:03 PM

Mammoth Has the 'Highest Fireworks in the Country'

Mammoth Has the 'Highest Fireworks in the Country'

Like your Fourth with some frost? Join the oh-so-rare celebration at the ski-famous spot on July 6. 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.