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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 6:50 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Skunk Train Fun: Camping on the Noyo

Skunk Train Fun: Camping on the Noyo

Board the Skunk Train and make for a former logging camp. Read »

Thursday, Jan 2, 2014 at 6:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mendo Yum: Crabcake Cook-offs (and Everything Crab)

Mendo Yum: Crabcake Cook-offs (and Everything Crab)

A January culinary confab has some serious claws. Read »

Thursday, Dec 26, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Little River Inn Marks Its Big 75th

Little River Inn Marks Its Big 75th

A Mendocino coast landmark marks a mondo anniversary in a mondo way. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at 8:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Abalone of Mendocino County

The Abalone of Mendocino County

The much-protected mollusk receives its day in the sun. Or fog, rather. Read »

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Willits Kinetic Carnivale

The Willits Kinetic Carnivale

Make for Mendocino County for Hand Car Races and steampunk shenanigans. Read »

Sunday, Aug 4, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Llama Treks on the Mendocino Coast

Llama Treks on the Mendocino Coast

Stay the night at the Little River Inn and take one memorable nature walk. Read »

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Salmon Lovers Wanted: World's Largest BBQ

Salmon Lovers Wanted: World's Largest BBQ

Fort Bragg gives it up for one very famous fish. Did we say "one"? Many. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Canoe, Your Canine, and You

A Canoe, Your Canine, and You

The Little River Inn has a package perfect for water-loving Fidos. Read »

Monday, Nov 28, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Festive Fortnight

Festive Fortnight

Making for Mendo in early December? You've got a slate full of seasonal goodies before you. Read »

Monday, Jun 27, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

World's Largest Salmon BBQ

World's Largest Salmon BBQ

The grills are getting hot in Noyo Harbor. 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.