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National Parks

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  • 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.
  • Message from the past

    Message from the past
    Forty years ago a La CaƱada 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,...

    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...

    Schiff joins others in ideas for Rim of the Valley

    Schiff joins others in ideas for Rim of the Valley
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and the Los Angeles Congressional delegation urged the National Park Service on Wednesday to make sure its proposed plan to place the so-called Rim of the Valley in the national parks system incorporates both urban...

    Land preservation gaining steam

    Land preservation gaining steam
    ALTADENA — La Crescenta resident Alex Boone, who often rides his mountain bike throughout the foothills, envisions a day when he could ride the hillsides across the San Fernando Valley. "I'd like to see a trail system that would go all the way...