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Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 4:27 PM

Pismo State Beach Butterfly Grove: 2017 Opening

Pismo State Beach Butterfly Grove: 2017 Opening

The flutterers are about to make their grand Central Coast entrance. Read »

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 5:20 PM

North Bay Fires: Lindsay Wildlife Free Admission

North Bay Fires: Lindsay Wildlife Free Admission

If you've been "directly affected" by the fires, stop by the Walnut Creek animal center for complimentary entry through Oct. 15. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 5:38 PM

Winchester Mystery House: Film Costume Display

Winchester Mystery House: Film Costume Display

The spooky movie is still to come, but you can see the outfits now at the San Jose attraction. Read »

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 5:41 PM

North Bay Fires: MBA Offers Free Entry

North Bay Fires: MBA Offers Free Entry

Monterey Bay Aquarium is waiving admission for those people hailing from communities impacted by the fires. Read »

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 9:16 AM

AutoCamp: Reserve and Help the Fire Relief

AutoCamp: Reserve and Help the Fire Relief

The Sonoma County trailer-cool getaway is helping out in a multiple ways. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 7:19 PM

Livermore Valley Leans In: Fire Relief Fundraiser

Livermore Valley Leans In: Fire Relief Fundraiser

Visit a Livermore Valley vineyard and donate to help those impacted by the Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino fires. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 11:44 AM

2,363-Pound Pumpkin: Weigh-Off Winner

2,363-Pound Pumpkin: Weigh-Off Winner

The Half Moon Bay showdown yields "2nd Heaviest Pumpkin Ever Grown Worldwide." Read »

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 11:06 PM

Bodie Calendar Contest: Submit Your Snapshot

Bodie Calendar Contest: Submit Your Snapshot

A building, a wagon, the sky: The Mono County ghost town makes for some stunning visuals, the kind that might go in a calendar. Read »

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Fall Favorite: Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Fall Favorite: Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Join a Magical Mystery Tour, a Pinot Walkabout, and more foodie fun times. Read »

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:48 PM

Halloween in a Ghost Town: Bodfish Phantoms

Halloween in a Ghost Town: Bodfish Phantoms

Stroll through Silver City Ghost Town during a paranormal investigation. Read »

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