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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Feb 20, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey's Sea Otter Rescue

Monterey's Sea Otter Rescue

A rescued pup joins the Sea Otter Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gift (Card) of the Sea

Gift (Card) of the Sea

Your pal loves Monterey Bay Aquarium? Here's her next birthday present. Read »

Sunday, Jan 22, 2012 at 12:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey Shark Days

Monterey Shark Days

Sharks swim at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and people who love sharks come to learn all about them. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Feathered Friends Weekend

Feathered Friends Weekend

Meet a blackfooted penguin and Laysan albatross at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Read »

Sunday, Oct 30, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey Bay Aquarium's B-Movie Halloween

Monterey Bay Aquarium's B-Movie Halloween

The watery destination offers some cheeky e-cards. Watch out for Vampire Squid! Read »

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fiesta del Mar

Fiesta del Mar

It's the Monterey Bay Aquarium's annual Latin American cultural festival. Ocean conservation is a theme of the day. Read »

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey Bay Aquarium Welcomes Great White

Monterey Bay Aquarium Welcomes Great White

A young shark goes temporarily on exhibit. Want to see him? Get to Monterey and quick. Read »

Monday, Aug 22, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Otter Days

Otter Days

Monterey Bay Aquarium is turning a whole weekend over to some of its whiskeriest denizens. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Moss Landing Antique Street Fair

Moss Landing Antique Street Fair

This mega vintage find festival has been around for over four decades. What will you discover? Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey Bay Reggaefest

Monterey Bay Reggaefest

Inner Circle, Wailing Souls, and New Kingston perform at the 16th annual celebration. Read »

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