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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 1:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Sign of Summer: Tioga Road Opening

A Sign of Summer: Tioga Road Opening

The highway across the Sierra has a tentative opening date. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012 at 1:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Closing of Tioga

The Closing of Tioga

It's usually closed in the winter but it has been open, due to warm weather. But now? Snow. Read »

Friday, Jun 17, 2011 at 7:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tioga Pass to Reopen

Tioga Pass to Reopen

The work on the winter-bound stretch is wrapping, just in time for summer. 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.