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Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 1:35 PM

California State Parks Honor Veterans

California State Parks Honor Veterans

Those who served receive free admission at state parks on Nov. 11. Read »

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 3:44 PM

New Holiday Hotline: Napa Valley's Domaine Carneros

New Holiday Hotline: Napa Valley's Domaine Carneros

Have a bubbly query? Ring the sparkling wine hotline. Read »

Sunday, Nov 9, 2014 at 10:04 PM

Napa Valley Film Fest: Lodging Specials

Napa Valley Film Fest: Lodging Specials

Finally decided to movie-it-up at the wine-and-foodie favorite? Find your spot to stay over. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Hearst Castle, with Bells and Bows On

Hearst Castle, with Bells and Bows On

Enchanted Hill turns up the enchantment from Thanksgiving to the end of the year. Read »

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Veterans Day Aboard the USS Hornet

Veterans Day Aboard the USS Hornet

A wreath toss and screening are part of the special Nov. 11 events. Read »

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Four Million-Plus Lights: Holidays at the Mission Inn

Four Million-Plus Lights: Holidays at the Mission Inn

Can it be seen from space? Maybe not, but the Riverside landmark is bright, indeed. Read »

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Roaring Camp: Delivering Letters to Santa

Roaring Camp: Delivering Letters to Santa

Have something to tell Mr. Claus? Put it on the train. Read »

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Posh US Grant Package: "12 Days of San Diego"

Posh US Grant Package:

Book the landmark's Presidential Suite for 12 consecutive nights, and paint the town. Read »

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 11:20 PM

December Tradition: Lighting the Eye of Diablo

December Tradition: Lighting the Eye of Diablo

Head up Mount Diablo to pay tribute to the memory of Pearl Harbor. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 9:49 PM

Foam on the Rise: San Diego Beer Week

Foam on the Rise: San Diego Beer Week

"More than 20,000 beer enthusiasts" make for craft brewing's #1 kingdom. Read »

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Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals, warmer weather -- yes, there are reasons to head south.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

From wine tasting in Temecula to visitng Shamu at Sea World.

BAY'S BEST

Culture, wine, boating, hiking, beachcombing, museums. You don't have to drive far to get away.