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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 »

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 3:05 PM

Dickens Dinners at Madrona Manor

Dickens Dinners at Madrona Manor

The Dry Creek Valley destination summons the cheer of Victorian London. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 9:48 PM

Vine and Screen: Napa Valley Film Festival

Vine and Screen: Napa Valley Film Festival

Kevin Costner and Michelle Monaghan will be honored at the mega movie party. Read »

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Veterans Day on the SS Red Oak Victory

Veterans Day on the SS Red Oak Victory

The 70th anniversary of the cargo ship's launch will be honored. Read »

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Bows and Mouse Ears: The Holidays Head for Disneyland

Bows and Mouse Ears: The Holidays Head for Disneyland

The Haunted Mansion keeps its spooky "Nightmare" theme, but trees and ornaments are on their way. 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.