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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 at 10:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tarantula Date Night

Tarantula Date Night

Eight-legged courting is afoot on Mount Diablo. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mount Diablo: Things That Go Bump in the Night Hike

Mount Diablo: Things That Go Bump in the Night Hike

Seek out tarantulas and other nocturnal squirmies during an adventure walk. Read »

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 7:21 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rare Walk: Finding Mount Diablo's Fire Followers

Rare Walk: Finding Mount Diablo's Fire Followers

Stroll with a naturalist and learn about post-fire wildflowers. Read »

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 at 12:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Scary and Hairy: Mount Diablo Tarantula Trek

Scary and Hairy: Mount Diablo Tarantula Trek

Spend an autumn evening on a quest to find the superstar spider. Read »

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 3:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Night Birds of White Canyon

The Night Birds of White Canyon

Love owls? How about poorwills? Make for Mount Diablo. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 5:49 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Rare Walk Through Mangini Ranch

A Rare Walk Through Mangini Ranch

It's close to Mount Diablo State Park but usually closed to the public. 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.