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  • Junipero Serra, California's founding father

     Junipero Serra, California's founding father
    Many powerful Californians have left their mark on the state. But I'd argue that the most lasting legacy, for better and for worse, belongs to a controversial man of the cloth born 300 years ago this year: Father Junipero Serra. The trail of missions he...
  • Review: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, champion of ordinary people, revisited

    Alfredo Ramos Martínez was a few weeks shy of 58 when he packed up his studio and, with his wife and daughter, moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles in 1929. He arrived just in time for the epic collapse of the economy. Not surprisingly, the Great...
  • 3 resorts deliver eco-cozy

    3 resorts deliver eco-cozy
    Whether you love whales, trees or indigenous people, few travel destinations seem to feel pristine. But for those who want to escape the tourist onslaught and shed the sense that you're about the only one on the planet who hasn't been to a particular...
  • Surf's up at UCI exhibit

    Editor's note: This adds information about how to donate items to the surf collection. Surfing culture may be synonymous with "The O.C.," but there was a time when the water sport was new here. On Wednesday, UC Irvine's Langson Library opened a...
  • Arizona spring training ballpark 'bringing baseball back home' to Indian land

    Arizona spring training ballpark 'bringing baseball back home' to Indian land
    The paint has barely dried on the Dodgers' new spring training digs in Glendale, Ariz., and another new venue is making its debut in Arizona's Cactus League. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, the third new ballpark in Arizona's spring circuit in the...
  • In pursuit of the Yucatan Peninsula's gray ghosts

    Welcome to the end of the road. If you're going to Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, it stops here, near the tip of a long, skinny peninsula about 100 miles south of Cancun. Scrub jungle encroaches on the village, fishermen wait for the opening of lobster...
  • Rx for peace: First return America's own occupied territories

    Perhaps you are right that peace negotiations based on Israel's pre-1967 boundaries, though perhaps arbitrary, are basically "what has to happen" to end the Israel-Palestine conflict ("Obama and the Arab Spring," May 19). But you should firmly tell our...
  • Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens

    Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens
    The newest roller coaster in Florida isn't a ferocious, man-eating tiger — but it's no pussycat either. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Cheetah Hunt, which debuted last week, carries some of its namesake's qualities in the form of speedy bursts and...
  • Time to do right by Maryland's indigenous peoples

    It's fitting that onMartin Luther King Jr. Day, Maryland's Piscataway Indians were recognized as a legitimate Native American tribe by Gov.Martin O'Malley("For Md. Piscataways, vindication at last," Jan. 17). If there is one group deserving support, it...
  • Natural Perspectives: 'Rapped' up in new teaching endeavor

    Vic must have thought that I didn't have enough to do, what with teaching at the Orange County Conservation Corps, writing this column, and attempting to grow 350 pounds of food this year. He asked me to team-teach his bird and natural history courses...
  • Celebrating the Piscataways

    The official acknowledgment that the Piscataway Indians are Maryland's indigenous people is cause for celebration ("For Md. Piscataways, vindication at long last," Jan. 17). Recognition of this fact is long overdue. For 25 years I volunteered as an...