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  • Coach’s clash with student prompts review of school search policy

     
    A physical clash between a John Muir High School student and the school’s football coach has prompted Pasadena Unified School District officials to review policies on searching students and their property for weapons and other contraband. Coach...
  • Boys' basketball: Muir won't be in Southern Section playoffs [Updated]

     
    Pasadena Muir, which finished the regular season 24-2 and 13-1 in the Pacific League, has been forced to forfeit 20 victories because of an ineligible player, Southern Section spokesman Thom Simmons said Sunday. The Pacific League resubmitted its teams...
  • Mud Baron, an evangelical force in school gardens

     
    Master gardener Mud Baron supplies school gardens with evangelical zeal....
  • Plug mobs: Free seedlings for school gardeners

     
    Mud Baron: Youth gardening guru organizes plug mobs, seedling giveaways for people associated with school gardens...
  • Cookbook legend Marion Cunningham dies

     
    Cookbook legend Marion Cunningham dies...
  • Hiking the Sierra with three llamas and a baby

    Hiking the Sierra with three llamas and a baby
    I wouldn't call it a vacation, exactly. Any time you have three pet llamas and a 3-year-old and you're covering 30 miles in less than a week, it's like, well, let's call it an adventure. My wife, Amber, and I and our high-energy daughter Ediza spent a...
  • National Parks off the beaten trail

    National Parks off the beaten trail
    Our first campsite was so cramped tents were piled together like tenements. Our path up to Nevada Falls was congested - we got stuck behind fanny-pack hikers snapping photos every 200 feet. Our immersion in nature was so, well, unnatural, we spent...
  • 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...
  • The joys of food, the great outdoors and quiet

    The joys of food, the great outdoors and quiet
    Summer World A Season of Bounty Bernd Heinrich Ecco: 253 pp., $26.99 Bernd Heinrich is one of our greatest living naturalists in the tradition of Gerald Durrell; he's John Muir (without the wandering), Edward Abbey (without the politics), Jacques...
  • 'The Wilderness Warrior' by Douglas Brinkley

    'The Wilderness Warrior' by Douglas Brinkley
    The Wilderness Warrior Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America Douglas Brinkley Harper: 960 pp., $34.99 Reviewing several Roosevelt biographies in 1920, H.L. Mencken reported that he had found more "gush" than "sense." Douglas Brinkley's...
  • 'The National Parks: America's Best Idea' by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns

    'The National Parks: America's Best Idea' by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
    Ours is a house divided -- not by red and blue states but by something more essential: our relationship to what's wild. Should we leave it alone? Cherish it and make sure it lasts? Or continue to wall it up, fence it off and take shiny things from it so...