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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 2:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Flavor Journey: Ojai Olive Oil Tastings

Flavor Journey: Ojai Olive Oil Tastings

Sipping, swirling, thinking, talking, repeating. Read »

Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 12:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Olive You, Sylmar

Olive You, Sylmar

A two-day festivity spotlights a certain juicy, pit-centered orb. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Olives Aplenty: A Paso Robles Party

Olives Aplenty: A Paso Robles Party

One August day, many tiny, glistening orbs to enjoy. Read »

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 12:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sylmar Olive Festival

Sylmar Olive Festival

A certain small fruit gets the spotlight at a three-day bash. Read »

About
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.
Authors
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.