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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 8:09 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

"Recycled Holidays" in Morro Bay

"Recycled Holidays" in Morro Bay

Deals and unique finds: Make for the vintage-and-antique-laden burg. Read »

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Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Guac Next to the Big (Morro) Rock

Guac Next to the Big (Morro) Rock

Margaritas are also a star of the Morro Bay bash. Read »

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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 3:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 50th, Morro Bay!

Happy 50th, Morro Bay!

The Big Rock is a mite older than that, but the town's marking its incorporation year. Read »

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Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 10:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Morro Bay's Exceptional April

Morro Bay's Exceptional April

A citywide yard sale, a kite festival, and 50th anniversary to-dos? You betcha. Read »

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Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 10:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Funky and Famous Piers of California

The Funky and Famous Piers of California

A new book visits those oh-so-dear ocean-snug promenades. Read »

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Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Boat Parades, from Morro Bay to Ventura

Boat Parades, from Morro Bay to Ventura

Schooners, yachts, and rafts are ready to sparkle, sail. Read »

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Friday, Jul 26, 2013 at 8:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Morro Bay Guacs It Up

Morro Bay Guacs It Up

The seaside burg devotes a weekend to a piquant, perfect twosome. Read »

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Monday, Apr 15, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Kite Festival with One Stunning Backdrop

A Kite Festival with One Stunning Backdrop

The beachy kite parties continue, and this one is a stunner. Read »

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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Morro Bay Avocado & Margarita Festival

Morro Bay Avocado & Margarita Festival

Two incredibly tasty things come together in one of the best places. Read »

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Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 at 3:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Morro Bay Oyster Party

Morro Bay Oyster Party

Bivalves, tunes, and La Vida Morro reign at the Central Coast Oyster Festival. 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.