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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gold Country Quirky: Musical Organ Rally

Gold Country Quirky: Musical Organ Rally

Musical organs and their talented owners toodle towards Jackson. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mondo Celtic Gathering Shines in Gold Country

Mondo Celtic Gathering Shines in Gold Country

Bands, jams, and Guild encampments spread out in Grass Valley. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 8:07 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Indie Flicks, Cool Town: Nevada City Film Festival

Indie Flicks, Cool Town: Nevada City Film Festival

One of California's funkiest flick confabs revs up for an early September start. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Crew for a Day: Join the Historic Sierra No. 3

Crew for a Day: Join the Historic Sierra No. 3

Hop in the cab of a Gold Country favorite (and get to work). Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sign Up Now: Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby

Sign Up Now: Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby

People-powered machines'll race through the hilly Gold Country outpost. Read »

Sunday, Mar 16, 2014 at 11:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Warm-Weather Alert: Bass Lake Resorts Open

Warm-Weather Alert: Bass Lake Resorts Open

Summer on the way: Resorts are cranking into action. Read »

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 11:23 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Admire Spring Wildflowers, by Train

Admire Spring Wildflowers, by Train

Fingers crossed that the Sierra foothills will be all a-flower. Read »

Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 at 11:26 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Small Town Charm: Murphys Irish Day

Small Town Charm: Murphys Irish Day

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day in an ultra-charming Gold Country burg. Read »

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 11:04 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Chocolate and Wine Along the Madera Trail

Chocolate and Wine Along the Madera Trail

Take a pre-Valentine's spin around a gorgeous, and tasty, slice of Gold Country. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 10:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California's Smallest City

California's Smallest City

Amador City has Gold Country cred and the wonderful Imperial Hotel. 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.