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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 at 7:51 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Camping in Style: Go 'Behind the Ropes'

Take a rare chance to go inside vintage trailers at the California Automobile...View gallery »

Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 9:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sactown Spirits: Ghosty Gold Rush Tales

Sactown Spirits: Ghosty Gold Rush Tales

Head into Old Sacramento -- if you dare. (You totally dare.) Read »

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 9:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Old Sacramento Americana Weekend

Old Sacramento Americana Weekend

The historic nook's Gold Rush Days get a new (but vintage) twist. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 2:19 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Corn Dog Days: California State Fair Opens

Corn Dog Days: California State Fair Opens

The big show unfurls at the Cal Expo in Sacramento. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Time Travelers Wanted: Old Sactown Historic High Jinks

Time Travelers Wanted: Old Sactown Historic High Jinks

The whimsical but highly historical summer weekend events grind into gear. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 11:26 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mmm: Hello, Sacratomato Week

Mmm: Hello, Sacratomato Week

The juicy local favorite plays the star in dishes and drinks. Read »

Monday, May 26, 2014 at 1:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Capital Summer: Old Sactown Secrets

A Capital Summer: Old Sactown Secrets

The popular Underground Tour is back, and there's an above-ground twist. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 7:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fast Forward Sacramento

Fast Forward Sacramento

Adore Tower Bridge, the Capitol, and other stately treats? Watch and be delighted. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mondo Tunes: Sacramento Music Festival

Mondo Tunes: Sacramento Music Festival

Close to 100 bands'll play 300 sets. How's that for a sound spectacular? Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

The Forestiere Underground Gardens and Sactown Underground make annual debuts. 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.