LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE: Camellia Festival Feb. 8-9, descansogardens
LOS ANGELES: When visiting L.A., be sure to visit one of the top religious tourist attractions, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where you can even participate in events such as World Marriage Day Mass 2014 on Sunday, February 9, 2014. For sign-up and details see: la-archdioces
NEWPORT BEACH: ExplorOcean (explorocean ) Free Science Saturdays & Science Sundays through December 21, 2014. Families have fun with interactive hands-on experiences to connect to the 7 essential principles of ocean literacy at the Back Bay. Make predictions, ask questions, problem-solve and think like scientists with a new theme each month based on one of the Ocean Literacy Principles.
SANTA BARBARA: Santa Barbara Film Fest starting Jan. 30, 2014, Over 50 hotels, restaurants and tasting rooms participating for 11 days with a special prix fixe menu, tasting or lodging package at . SBFilmFeast