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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10:49 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

What to Do Around the Southern Sierra

What to Do Around the Southern Sierra

It's a place synonymous with summer road trips. Read »

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Devils Postpile: Remote, Stark, and Stunning

Devils Postpile: Remote, Stark, and Stunning

The Sierra-based national monument has its 2013 opening date. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 12:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth to Stay Open Through Memorial Day

Mammoth to Stay Open Through Memorial Day

The Sierra ski destination keeps the slopes running. Read »

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Touring the CalTravel Brewery of the Year

Touring the CalTravel Brewery of the Year

Chico's own Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. gets the big blue ribbon. Read »

Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 at 8:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fly-Fishing in the Sierra

Fly-Fishing in the Sierra

Cast a line in some of the state's most spectacular waters. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Snow in the Sierra

Snow in the Sierra

Haven't had your fill of fall yet? It's wrapping in some parts of the state. Read »

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth Leaf Peeping

Mammoth Leaf Peeping

Ready to bid summer adieu and have an autumn adventure? Read »

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 at 5:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sacramento Food Tours

Sacramento Food Tours

Brush up on local favorites and regional foodstuffs with Local Roots Food Tours. Read »

Thursday, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mardi Gras in Nevada City

Mardi Gras in Nevada City

It's a mountainy, merry time in the heart of the village. Plus: bead throwing! 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.