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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Beautiful Greyhounds of Solvang

The Beautiful Greyhounds of Solvang

Sleek of coat and sweet of nature? You bet, dog buffs. Read »

Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 at 1:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Greyhounds Gather in Solvang

Greyhounds Gather in Solvang

Fans of the sleek, sweet canine make for Solvang. Read »

Friday, Feb 25, 2011 at 12:29 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Ynez Valley Free Museum Day

Santa Ynez Valley Free Museum Day

Over a half dozen institutions are waiving admission for a day. Read »

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

Solvang Greyhound Fest

Solvang Greyhound Fest

Fans of the noble breed, and those who want more info on adoption, will gather. 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.