California Corner

* San Luis Obispo: The second annual Central Coast Book & Author Festival, June 9, will feature author panels, free workshops and storytelling. Mission Plaza. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. (805) 781-4652, Internet http://www.ccbookfest.org.

* Temecula: The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival begins June 8 with an illuminated balloon display. June 9-10, there will be wine tasting and a children's fair. Lake Skinner. 5-10 p.m. June 8 ($5, free under 12); 6 a.m.-9 p.m. June 9 ($17; $5 ages 7-12); 6 a.m.-6 p.m. June 10 ($15; $5 ages 7-12). Parking $3. (909) 676-6713, http://www.balloonandwinefestival.com.

* San Rafael: More than 200 artists will create with chalk on the streets during the Italian Street Painting Festival, June 9-10. Mission San Rafael Arcangel. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. June 9; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 10. Free. (415) 457-4878, http://www.youthinarts.org.

* Trinidad: This Humboldt County community will honor its fishing heritage June 10 with the 44th annual Trinidad Fish Festival. There will be historic tours and Coast Guard rescue demonstrations. Trinity Street. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission free; fish dinners $7-$10. (707) 677-1610, http://www.trinidadcalifchamber.org.

* Grass Valley: The 26th annual Father's Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival, June 14-17, will feature more than a dozen bands and cloggers at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. June 14-16; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. June 17. $20 June 14; $25 June 15-16; $15 June 17. (209) 293-1559, http://www.Californiabluegrass.org.

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