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  • Evolution Valley backpack

     
    Right hand jammed in my shorts pocket, collar of my Buzz Off shirt pulled up past my chin, and cuff tight over my left hand — which was gripping a fly rod, only fingertips exposed — I made my way......
  • Live grenade forces evacuation of Glendale Community College campus, nearby homes

     
    A live Vietnam-era grenade was detonated Thursday at a Glendale Community College satellite campus, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Investigators said the device was unearthed by construction crews at the Garfield Avenue campus....
  • Backpacking gear: The good, the bad and the weird

     
    As the summer backpacking season winds down, and through-hikers on the Pacific Crest and John Muir trails return to the comfort of sleeping indoors, let's take a look at some of the good, the bad and the just plain odd......
  • Southern California hospitals charge less than some in the Bay Area, report finds

     
    Hospitals in Southern California generally charge lower rates to patients than those in the Bay Area, according to an analysis by Kaiser Health News. The computer analysis by Kaiser reporter Jordan Rau found that L.A. County, Orange County and Inland........
  • Trout plants for Southern California and Eastern Sierra during the week beginning Nov. 1

     
    Barring adverse weather, water or road conditions, the following is a list of Southern California and Eastern Sierra waters, listed by county, that will be stocked with rainbow trout throughout the week of Nov. 1 by the Department of Fish......
  • Album review: Iron & Wine's 'Kiss Each Other Clean'

     
    There’s a graduate thesis waiting to happen in exploring the strangely beatific air that surrounds the music of Sam Beam’s Iron & Wine. With poetic songs that unspool like oblique parables and a lush beard that would make naturalist John......
  • X Questions: Dustin A. Beatty

     
    Photographer Dustin A. Beatty’s work has long been a study in contrasts: the rugged power of motorcycle culture and the open road stands in his portfolio next to sensitive portraits of Hollywood actors such as Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Rashida Jones....
  • Unlocking the charm of Gulf's Cedar Key

    "We came to Cedar Key from Tampa with an Audubon tour," said Connie Crane, an artist staffing the counter at the Cedar Keyhole gallery cooperative. "I saw a cat lying in the middle of the street nursing her kittens, and I said, 'Oh, that's the kind of...
  • David Brower, crusader for the environment, dies at 88

    David Brower, an oracle for wilderness and the most indomitable environmental warrior of 20th century America, has died. He was 88. Brower, who died of bladder cancer Sunday at his home in Berkeley, was a combative, prickly, inspirational and visionary...
  • The cool of Alaska's Glacier Bay

    GLACIER BAY, Alaska -- Here's a riddle: Why did more than three-quarters of the 448,861 people who visited this breathtaking national treasure last year never set foot on dry land? The answer: They were seeing the wonders of southeast Alaska, including...
  • Catching fall colors where America began

    CONCORD, Mass. -- When the maples turn, it isn't only autumn; it's peak tourist season in New England. City people phone fall foliage lines for color updates, and back roads are clogged with eager leaf peepers. But as 19th century essayist and poet...