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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 7:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Magical Road Trip: Disney Fanniversary Celebration

Magical Road Trip: Disney Fanniversary Celebration

The traveling event puts the spotlight on classic favorites galore. Read »

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Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 10:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Watch Fireworks from Angel Island

Watch Fireworks from Angel Island

Spend Independence Day evening in the state park. 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, Nov 7, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 150th, Yosemite Grant

Happy 150th, Yosemite Grant

Fans of one of the earth's most beautiful spots gather to mark the anniversary of the Yosemite Grant. Read »

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Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 7:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Francisco, Your Sweetheart, and a "Cheap Date"

San Francisco, Your Sweetheart, and a "Cheap Date"

Three Personality Hotels are offering Valentine's-cute deals. Read »

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Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Disposable Film Festival

The Disposable Film Festival

Snap snap snap: San Francisco's catch-it-quick-and-easy film fest turns 5. Read »

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Wednesday, Mar 9, 2011 at 7:32 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Three California Coffee Cities

Three California Coffee Cities

A trio of Golden State cities get the caffeinated Travel + Leisure love. Read »

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Thursday, Mar 3, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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By Lori Preuitt

Free Pass Courtesy BofA

Free Pass Courtesy BofA

Bank of America would like to treat all of its customers to a family outing this weekend. Read »

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Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 9:43 AM
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By Lori Preuitt

Play Tourist in San Francisco on the Cheap

Play Tourist in San Francisco on the Cheap

Get your touring on for a whole day -- for a lot less money. 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.