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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 at 10:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spicy Times: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Chili Cook-Off

Spicy Times: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Chili Cook-Off

It's an ocean-close rite of fall (and totally tasty to boot -- er, spoon). Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

Roaring Camp, the Skunk Train, and a Sacramento engine prepare to take to the rails. Read »

Monday, Sep 16, 2013 at 10:32 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mole & Mariachi Fest: Helping the Santa Cruz Mission Adobe

Mole & Mariachi Fest: Helping the Santa Cruz Mission Adobe

A Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks fundraiser brings tunes, food to the historic spot Read »

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Cruz Beer Week

Santa Cruz Beer Week

The California Beer Festival will cap a stein's worth of special events. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 3:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Cruz Wines, French Eats, and the Rails

Santa Cruz Wines, French Eats, and the Rails

A rustic party features tunes, an auction, and a charming setting: Roaring Camp. Read »

Monday, May 27, 2013 at 12:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

It's a Boardwalk Kind of Summer

It's a Boardwalk Kind of Summer

Eat sticky foods, get sand between your toes, and revel in some sun. Read »

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 7:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Cruz Sips: Roots That Rock

Santa Cruz Sips: Roots That Rock

The vintners of the Santa Cruz Mountains turn over two June weekends to sipping pleasures. Read »

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 8:10 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Arts Celebration: April in Santa Cruz

Arts Celebration: April in Santa Cruz

Eclectic tunes and new music rule the S.C. springtime. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wee, Flitty, Fast: Hummingbird Days in Santa Cruz

Wee, Flitty, Fast: Hummingbird Days in Santa Cruz

Two days of garden walks and bird sweetness? Spring must be nigh. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Cruz's Clammiest Confab

Santa Cruz's Clammiest Confab

A yummy to-do is back on the boardwalk, steaming things up. 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.