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John Muir

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  • 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....
  • Trout plants for Southern California and Eastern Sierra during the week beginning March 7

     
    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 March 7 by the Department of Fish......
  • Eire Unfolds Astride a Spirited Steed

    Eire Unfolds Astride a Spirited Steed
    It's hard to imagine that there remains in this world a man who will greet you as a friend even though you are a stranger, house and feed you, and let you choose from among his hundred sleek, spirited horses to ride off on your own across a gorgeous...
  • Midwest capsules

    1. FLORIDA LOCATION: Gainesville. ENROLLMENT: 49,000 HOW THEY GOT HERE: Won SEC tourney RECORD: 29-5. RPI: 6th. RECORD VS. FIELD: 8-3. NCAA HISTORY: This is 14th appearance, and ninth in a row. The Gators are the defending NCAA champs, and they also had a...
  • 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...
  • 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...