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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Topanga Banjos and Fiddles: A Local Tradition

Topanga Banjos and Fiddles: A Local Tradition

The old-timey tunes get hot at Paramount Ranch. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 12:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Blazin' Banjos of Topanga

The Blazin' Banjos of Topanga

Have strings, will jam? Topanga's twangiest day is just ahead. 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.