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John Muir

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  • Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum

    Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum
    Our book club reads a wide range of titles, frequently about nature. We meet in the Sterling Morton Library, which contains 28,000 books, 12,000 artworks and several hundred nursery catalogs. "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau brought on one of our best...
  • The art of inspiration

    The art of inspiration
    Inspiration is a fragile thing — an infant's frank gaze, a thought-provoking conversation, the last book you read. We spoke to three women in the world of fine arts about what moves them to create. Claire Sherman: It's all in the experiment...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Video: Walking in the footsteps of John Muir

    <b>Video:</b> Walking in the footsteps of John Muir
  • 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......