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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Summer Specials at Pebble Beach

Summer Specials at Pebble Beach

Can't make the big food and wine shindig? More pleasures await. Read »

Saturday, Mar 8, 2014 at 11:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Line-Up Revealed: Pebble Beach Food & Wine

Line-Up Revealed: Pebble Beach Food & Wine

One of the foodie calendar's chef-iest party gets bigger in year 7. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 at 11:54 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Luxe Look Back: Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance

The venerable fender fest is set to roll on Sunday, Aug. 18. View gallery »

Sunday, Feb 10, 2013 at 10:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pebble Beach Food & Wine

Pebble Beach Food & Wine

A cadre of acclaimed chefs make for one stunning setting. Read »

Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 at 8:20 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pebble Beach Food & Wine 2012

Pebble Beach Food & Wine 2012

Views, hobnobbing, and some fancy plates; we're dreaming of the surf in April. Read »

Friday, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pro-Am Time in Pebble Beach

Pro-Am Time in Pebble Beach

It's the glitteriest of golf tournaments. The setting isn't too bad, either. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Package

Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Package

One of the world's most famous golf tourneys is soon to swing. You can be there. 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.