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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, Nov 5, 2011 at 8:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Capitol Christmas Tree's California Tour

The Capitol Christmas Tree's California Tour

One of the most famous holiday symbols in the country is about to embark upon a multi-city jaunt. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Capitol's California Christmas Tree

The Capitol's California Christmas Tree

A white fir growing in the Central Sierra will serve as the big tree in D.C. 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.