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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, Sep 14, 2013 at 7:21 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Raise a Glass, Ventura: California Beer Festival

Raise a Glass, Ventura: California Beer Festival

Don't miss the final foamy stop on this mega tour's 2013 run. Read »

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 12:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hello, San Dimas: California Beer Fest

Hello, San Dimas: California Beer Fest

The mondo traveling suds spectacular will soon head to SoCal. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California Beer Festival

California Beer Festival

Like your foam? How about knowing who made it? The California Beer Festival is your kind of party. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ventura with a Head of Foam

Ventura with a Head of Foam

One of the biggest craft brew fests is just around the corner. Best listen to the bear. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California Beer Festival

California Beer Festival

Foams on an almost-fall day in Ventura. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.