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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 at 6:48 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

La Valencia's Wine Series Opens

La Valencia's Wine Series Opens

The Pink Lady is lining up the glasses for all sorts of libations. And chocolate, too. Read »

Friday, Feb 18, 2011 at 10:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Picnic in the Park Package

Picnic in the Park Package

Snack on good stuff at La Jolla Cove. Then, retreat to the Pink Lady. Read »

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Pink Lady Goes Orange

The Pink Lady Goes Orange

La Valencia is celebrating Halloween with a not-so-scary, more-like-sweet deal. 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.