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Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:19 AM

Free YARTS to Yosemite: Hop Aboard

Free YARTS to Yosemite: Hop Aboard

The shuttle will waive its fees over Veterans Day Weekend 2017. Read »

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 1:24 PM

Holidays in Yountville: Just Ahead

Holidays in Yountville: Just Ahead

Give some love to Napa Valley while visiting this seasonally sweet must-do. Read »

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 6:53 AM

Yappy Halloween at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Yappy Halloween at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Cocktails and canine costumes are part of this give-back event. Read »

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:22 AM
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Gorgeous Getaway: Ventana Big Sur Reopens

The Alila Resort's extensive and elegant refresh stayed true to its rustic, ocean-view'd setting.View gallery »

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Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 6:55 AM

National Parks Free Entry: Veterans Day Weekend

National Parks Free Entry: Veterans Day Weekend

Find an historic site or monument related to military history, or visit a nearby park, over the second weekend in November. Read »

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 1:12 PM

Polar Express at Railtown 1897: Tickets on Sale

Polar Express at Railtown 1897: Tickets on Sale

Hop aboard the historic train for a trip to the North Pole. Read »

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:50 PM

12,000 Pounds of Pumpkins: Mission Inn October

12,000 Pounds of Pumpkins: Mission Inn October

The Riverside landmark is known for its holiday lights, yes, but its pumpkin walk is adding fall charm. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 8:54 PM

Callaway Winery: North Bay Fires Relief Support

Callaway Winery: North Bay Fires Relief Support

The Temecula Valley vineyard is giving love and support to Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties. Read »

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 6:10 PM

Los Olivos: Day in the Country

Los Olivos: Day in the Country

Enjoy the pleasures of the wine country village on a sunny fall Saturday. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 6:10 PM

Celebrate the Craft at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Celebrate the Craft at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Savor a "California bounty" in an alfresco celebration near the lauded lodge. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.