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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Skunky Says Summer's Coming

Skunky Says Summer's Coming

And just in time for the Mendo area whale fests. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Horsetail Fall's "Firefall"

Horsetail Fall's "Firefall"

A famous Yosemite landmark is having its most famous fortnight. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 9, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wild Jungle Love at Safari West

Wild Jungle Love at Safari West

It's a sweetheart-style Saturday with the beasties. Read »

Friday, Feb 4, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Love Lock Bridge

The Love Lock Bridge

Do you and your paramour have your sturdy, steel clasper picked out? Good. Read »

Thursday, Feb 3, 2011 at 1:55 PM
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By Lori Preuitt

Spring Flowers Bloom on Former Army Base

Spring Flowers Bloom on Former Army Base

The Bureau of Land Management is offering a free walking tour of the former Fort Ord army base in Monterey County.  A botanist will take folks around the base to show early spring wildflowers. Read »

Thursday, Feb 3, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Vineyard Picnic Tour

Vineyard Picnic Tour

A quartet of wineries to sip at, and someone to drive you there. Sweet. Read »

Monday, Jan 24, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Crab & Wine Express

The Crab & Wine Express

Savory seafood, good vino, and redwoods? It's a delish day out near Fort Bragg. 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.