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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Apr 28, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Berry Bevy: California Strawberry Festival

Berry Bevy: California Strawberry Festival

How much pie can you eat in a very intense and short period of time? Read »

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sweet Strawberry Fest

Sweet Strawberry Fest

It's one of California's biggest berry bashes. Save us a slice of pie, 'k? Wait, two slices? With whipped cream? And a tart. And some shortcake... Read »

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Strawberry Time in Garden Grove

Strawberry Time in Garden Grove

It's a food-filled, Memorial Day Weekend carnival. There's a lot of history, too. Read »

Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Video: We Heart Strawberries

How fast can you eat a pie, sans fork, anyway? Read »

Monday, Apr 18, 2011 at 12:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival

Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival

Here come the springtime fruit carnivals. 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.