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  • Three Helicopters, Multiple Ambulances on Scene of Major Crash in Vacaville

    Three Helicopters, Multiple Ambulances on Scene of Major Crash in Vacaville
    The California Highway Patrol is on the scene of a major accident in Vacaville with three helicopters. Around 8:30 p.m., a Silver Jetta carrying six people crashed into a tree near Vaca Valley Road, east of Pleasants Valley Road. At least one person is...
  • At California's four national monument candidates, the delight is in the details

    At California's four national monument candidates, the delight is in the details
    My aha! moment came after Andy Steele told me to close my eyes and grope a tree. Steele, a retired forest ranger and naturalist at Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming, then had me eat a few pine needles and kneel in the snow to see whether a squirrel...
  • California's national parks and scenic sites

    California's national parks and scenic sites
    Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Fort Mason, B201, San Francisco, CA 94123; (415) 561-...
  • Kim Stanley Robinson maps the future's gray areas

    Kim Stanley Robinson maps the future's gray areas
    In science fiction, there's dystopia and there's utopia. There are the dark wizards of apocalypse, terrifying us with visions of humanity's grim comeuppance. And the starry-eyed fantasists, insisting how much better the future will be than the messy,...
  • 'The Big Burn' by Timothy Egan

    'The Big Burn' by Timothy Egan
    The Big Burn Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America Timothy Egan Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 324 pp., $27 During 18 years with the New York Times, many as the paper's Pacific Northwest correspondent, Timothy Egan wrote several nonfiction...
  • Kevin Starr: Making history

    I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr's books long before I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr. "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," the eighth volume in his serial love letter to California, is arriving in bookstores this...
  • Mike Roselle and 'Tree Spiker'

    Mike Roselle and 'Tree Spiker'
    Mike Roselle is in his element -- fighting a controversial coal industry practice called mountaintop removal mining in the town of Rock Creek, W. Va. "I had to bail some people out of jail," the 55-year-old rumbles happily by phone from the office of...
  • It's A Gray Area: 'Oh, beautiful, for spacious skies'

    This Thanksgiving weekend I celebrate our national parks and other gems administered for us by the U.S. National Park Service. One thing that I want to do before my life ends is visit all the national parks. So far, I have visited 26 of those 58 parks...
  • Event shows what Glendale High has to offer

    A joint PTSA and Cluster meeting at Glendale High recently included guests from Wilson and Roosevelt middle schools. Guests from area elementary schools were also invited for an evening of food, entertainment and information about the many quality...
  • Implement a policy of pedestrian safety

    Cars injure and kill our children ("Wilson student injured in collision," Dec 7). In the last two months, three students have been hit by cars in front of Glendale schools (Rosemont Middle School, John Muir Elementary and Wilson Middle School). Neither...
  • A via ferrata makes scaling a vertical face like climbing a jungle gym