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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Charming Chills: A Very Nevada City Halloween

The historic town loves to put out the ghosts and pumpkins. View gallery »

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015 at 9:27 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hauntiest Place on Earth: Disneyland Halloween Time

The ghoulies and pumpkin treats ready for a September debut. View gallery »

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 12:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Safari West Halloween: The Beauty of Bones

Safari West Halloween: The Beauty of Bones

The Santa Rosa preserve's osteology department offers an educational peek at the skeletal system. Read »

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 at 9:23 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Even Bigger: Halloween Grows at Disneyland

Even Bigger: Halloween Grows at Disneyland

More Mickey's Halloween Party is in the cards for autumn 2014. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Elvis Presley's desert Honeymoon Hideaway opens up for Halloween night. Read »

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Alameda Eeks: Pinball-Cool Halloween High Jinks

Alameda Eeks: Pinball-Cool Halloween High Jinks

Alameda's Pacific Pinball Museum welcomes the haunting season. Read »

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 9:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Disney Halloween: Eerie Anaheim Nights

Disney Halloween: Eerie Anaheim Nights

Mickey's Halloween Party and special decorations mark the bewitching season. Read »

Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

SoCal's Spooky Summer

SoCal's Spooky Summer

The ghosty high jinks start early in the land of sunshine. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 at 3:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Disneyland Halloween Starts Early

Disneyland Halloween Starts Early

Autumn arrives ahead of schedule in Anaheim; what treats does the park have in store? Read »

Friday, Oct 14, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine Train Terrifies (and Tickles)

Wine Train Terrifies (and Tickles)

Tickets are still available for the annual Friday-before-Halloween ride. 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.