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National Parks

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  • Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park

    Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park
    Following multiple delays and the urging of local lawmakers to publish its findings, the National Park Service released its draft report Tuesday on the Rim of the Valley Corridor study, recommending a boundary adjustment as a less costly and more efficient alternative to creating a new national park.
  • Tournament of Roses Board names new president, announces 2016 Rose Parade theme

    Tournament of Roses Board names new president, announces 2016 Rose Parade theme
    The Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ board of directors named Mike Matthiessen as president for the 2015-2016 Tournament year in a ceremony Thursday night, and announced the theme for next year's Rose Parade. Matthiessen, a Pasadena native and general...

    Message from the past

    Message from the past
    Forty years ago a La Cañada Flintridge teen named Tim Taylor summited an unnamed mountain more than 12,000 feet high and more than 20 miles deep in the backcountry of the southern Sierra. Taylor left behind a small legacy that was discovered last month,...

    Rim of the Valley gets wide support to become part of the national park system

    Rim of the Valley gets wide support to become part of the national park system
    Nearly all of the more than 5,000 respondents to a proposed plan to add a huge swath of wilderness to the national parks system are in favor the idea, federal officials said. About 100 of the responses were against putting the so-called Rim of the Valley...

    The Valley Line: Going Bouldering

    The Valley Line: Going Bouldering
    I'm back to our fair city from a jaunt to Boulder, Colo., and its rarefied atmosphere. Colorado offered up its most interesting weather just for us. One afternoon we were treated to a dramatic thunderstorm with lightning blazing across the sky in multiple...