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  • Mammoth Lakes

    Mammoth Lakes
    Mammoth It's the contrasts that most inspire during the warmer months in the Eastern Sierra. The almost sharp-looking granite standing watch over soft pine forests. The deep, icy lakes shimmering in the bone-warming sun. The abundance of natural life--...
  • Marion Cunningham dies at 90; icon of American cooking

    Marion Cunningham's crusade to preserve the nightly supper hour came of her concern that without it children would never learn table manners or the give and take of dinner conversation. Not only that, she worried that such traditional American dishes as...
  • Manifest Destiny, in art

    Manifest Destiny, in art
    In 1861 Carleton Watkins took the definitive picture of Yosemite Valley from the aptly named Inspiration Point. The sheer granite wall of El Capitan, as sharp as if cut with a cleaver, fills one side of the photo. A rising tier of rock monoliths marches...
  • Dr. Richard Koch dies at 89; medical pioneer

    Dr. Richard Koch dies at 89; medical pioneer
    As a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II, Richard Koch chose his life's work after reading one of the few books in the camp's meager library — the medical biography "The Doctors Mayo." Liberated in 1945 after 13 months in captivity, he...
  • John D. Olmsted dies at 73; naturalist preserved open space in Northern California

    John D. Olmsted dies at 73; naturalist preserved open space in Northern California
    John D. Olmsted, a naturalist who led efforts to preserve Northern California nature areas, open space and trails, died of liver cancer March 8 at his home in Nevada City, Calif. He was 73. Inspired by conservationist John Muir, Olmsted spent more than...
  • Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds

    Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds
    Jon B. Lovelace, who led the Los Angeles-based American Funds mutual fund company as it became one of the country's largest money management firms, has died. He was 84. His family said Lovelace died of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara on...
  • Orlando Magic hire Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach

    Orlando Magic hire Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach
    Jacque Vaughn learned from some of the best coaches in basketball. He played for Roy Williams, Jerry Sloan, Doc Rivers and Gregg Popovich. He also apprenticed under Popovich as an assistant coach. The Orlando Magic hope Vaughn produces the same results...
  • Boys' basketball: Muir won't be in Southern Section playoffs [Updated]

     
    Pasadena Muir, which finished the regular season 24-2 and 13-1 in the Pacific League, has been forced to forfeit 20 victories because of an ineligible player, Southern Section spokesman Thom Simmons said Sunday. The Pacific League resubmitted its teams...
  • Cookbook legend Marion Cunningham dies

     
    Cookbook legend Marion Cunningham dies...
  • Plug mobs: Free seedlings for school gardeners

     
    Mud Baron: Youth gardening guru organizes plug mobs, seedling giveaways for people associated with school gardens...
  • Mud Baron, an evangelical force in school gardens

     
    Master gardener Mud Baron supplies school gardens with evangelical zeal....