| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Dean Ohanian was born and raised in Burbank, attended Edison ES, Luther Burbank JHS and graduated John Burroughs HS in 1975. Dean was an outstanding swimmer; he won many ribbons and trophies in competitions for the Burbank YMCA and Burroughs...
| Jan 8, 2012
For a nation in perpetual motion, to cross the lands that make up the Mojave National Preserve has long meant only one thing: You are very nearly somewhere else.
For westward-bound travelers, whether they came through open wilderness, along the now-...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:50 PM
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Ione Delores Hiller Barker of Burbank died on Sunday December, 25, 2011, after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage.. She was 83. Ione was born on February 18, 1928 in Plymouth, WI. Ione was survived by her three daughters, Kathleen “Kitty”...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
| Dec 11, 2011
After Barry Ohm met mountain guide Dave Beck, Ohm knew he had to ski across the Sierra.
Ohm, a seasoned climber who was living in South Lake Tahoe in 2009 when he took a winter survival class from Beck, was enthralled with Beck's tales of skiing in...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:08 AM
Famed naturalist and writer John Muir (a founder of the Sierra Club) once observed that if it ever came down to a war between the races, he would side with the bears. That remark inspired the title of this compelling collection of short fiction...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:35 PM
As a former teacher in a very low-income Santa Ana school with very poorly educated parents, I agree with Tom Egan's commentary ("Like it or not, parental education influences API scores," Nov. 30) that parent education is a factor in poor Academic...
| Jun 19, 2011
John Muir understood that the best way to see his beloved "Range of Light" is to travel light.
His packing advice couldn't have been simpler: "Throw a loaf of bread and a pound of tea in an old sack and jump over the back fence."
That's what I've done...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:43 PM
"I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown,
for going out, I found, was really going in."
We pulled back into the driveway, our adventure through some of California's best wild and human gardens...
| Jan 29, 2012
A list, from Alcatraz Island to Yosemite National Park, with programs, fees and directions.
Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: