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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...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Travel, Environmental Issues, Sports, Golf
Forty years ago a La Caņada 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,...
A man in his 20s fell to his death Saturday morning while hiking in Eaton Canyon just north of Pasadena, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials said. The man, who was not immediately identified, was hiking with a female companion near the second...
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...
Tags: Travel, Sports, Golf, Stephen King, Jack Nicklaus
Paul E. Pfahler, 87, of Lakeland, Fla., passed away at home on Monday, May 20, 2013, from natural causes. Paul was born to Rita O'Brien and John Lloyd Pfahler in Mansfield, Ohio. He graduated from Mansfield Senior High School. After graduation, he...
In Honor of Those Who Serve, local businesses would like to say "Thank You" for your service by offering special discounts for Memorial Day. (This list is ongoing, please check back for updates and additions.) Some discounts are offered all year long....
It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man. The shaman told John Thorpe his grandfather's spirit was content in the Pennsylvania town where his body has lain for six decades. "Grandpa...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Government, Justice System, Lawyers, Trials
DAY TRIPPIN' •Eagles/Carolina pre-season game, Aug. 15. $80. Whitehall-Coplay PTO, Rhonda, 610-266-1995. •"Noah," lunch at Shady Maple, July 24. $88. Landis Valley Village, Wilbur Chocolate, Sturgis Pretzels, lunch, Aug. 20. $74. "Motown,"...
Tags: Cruises, Holidays, Mount Airy, Mystic Seaport, PNC Park
Laura del Principe is not a Top Chef or an Iron Chef. She doesn't have tattoos running up and down her arms or a line of cookware created in her name. Plistia, the restaurant she runs with her husband, Cesidio Decina, is tucked away in the small...
Tags: Meatballs, Flour, Travel, Lifestyle and Leisure, Restaurants
A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found. Rocks and natural debris previously covered by snow are appearing now as the snow...
SPRINGDALE, Utah — There comes a moment when you step backward off a cliff, clinging to a rope the width of your pinkie, and ask yourself, "Why am I doing this?" It's inevitable. Fear of heights (and its close cousin, fear of falling) is as deeply...
Tags: Travel, Climbing, 127 Hours (movie), Google Inc., North Fork
Jan 9, 2013 |Story| La Caņada
Oct 7, 2012 |Story| LA Canada
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May 15, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 14, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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May 14, 2013 |Story| KTUU
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