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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

SJMADE: A Very Local Holiday

SJMADE: A Very Local Holiday

Support indie craftspeople around the San Jose area (and find cool stuff, too). Read »

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bark in the Park San Jose

Bark in the Park San Jose

William Street Park is about to get highly pup-filled. Woof! Read »

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Zombie-O-Rama San Jose

Zombie-O-Rama San Jose

Moaning and shuffling on a hot August night? Sure thing. Read »

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 at 6:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Hot weather? Pah. A certain San Jose house is already dreaming of cool 'n creepy October nights. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Gathering of Elvii

A Gathering of Elvii

Don your rhinestone jumpsuit and sway your hips to San Jose. Read »

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Summer Kraftbrew Beer Fest

Summer Kraftbrew Beer Fest

Need a frosty one? Make for San Jose. Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Another spooky date? Another ringing of the San Jose landmark's bell. Read »

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Space Love at SETIcon II

Space Love at SETIcon II

It's where "science and imagination" meet. And it's in Santa Clara. Read »

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 at 2:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Jose Made

San Jose Made

Food trucks, jewelry, and local-flavored hobnobbing rule the day. Read »

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 11:21 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Jose Taco Festival

San Jose Taco Festival

"The largest taco event in Northern California" readies the shells and tortillas. Hello. 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.