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Geology

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  • Arroyos & Foothills plans fall hiking series

    Arroyos & Foothills plans fall hiking series
    The Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy has planned an ambitious schedule of weekly Saturday hikes this fall, looking into the history and features of many of the area's hiking trails. Docent-led hikes will cover a range of topics, including local history,...
  • Planetfest opens up Mars landing to the public

    Planetfest opens up Mars landing to the public
    While Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers bring the rover Curiosity to the surface of Mars next week, many of the leading authorities on the Red Planet will be celebrating with the public six miles away. The Planetary Society, a Pasadena-based nonprofit,...
  • "The World in Half" by Cristina Henriquez

    "The World in Half" by Cristina Henriquez
    "The World in Half" By Cristina Henriquez Penguin Group, 2009, 305 pages Tales about lost fathers in literature often end in extremes, with the fathers turning out to be dramatic cads or pining, altruistic souls who believed their children were better...
  • John McPhee's new book gets personal

    John McPhee's new book gets personal
    There's a fault line opening in John McPhee. After 28 books and countless essays, he is giving us, bit by bit, a more personal sense of who he is. In a recent, beautiful piece for the New Yorker, he combined an essay on pickerel with memories of his...
  • Gun dealer wants weapons on campus

    Gun dealer wants weapons on campus
    Online gun dealer Eric Thompson can't recall exactly what he was doing when he learned that one of his customers had just killed five students in a college geology class. He knows what flashed through his mind, though: Not again. Ten months earlier,...
  • F. Clark Howell, 81; redefined anthropology

    F. Clark Howell, the UC Berkeley anthropologist who altered the landscape of his discipline irrevocably by adding a broad spectrum of modern sciences to the traditional "stones and bones" approach of the past, died March 10 at his home in Berkeley....
  • A desert hike through Joshua Tree with high tech

    A desert hike through Joshua Tree with high tech
    Joshua Tree National Park "Whoso walketh in solitude, and inhabiteth the wood . . . into that forester shall pass . . . power and grace." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson But what if I snap my ankle? Or blow a cardiac gasket? Or fall or get stuck on a mountain...
  • For Geology Bluffs, This Area Is For You

    For those interested in how the state was created geologically, Campbell's Peaceful Valley Conservation Area in Tolland is the place to visit. The 85-acre property is located on Hunter Road and features a dramatic ridge line and outcrops that provide...
  • Tragedy, time and again

    LITTLETON, COLO. -- I cried a long time on my hotel bed that night, thinking about their faces. So many children -- 14, 15, 16 years old -- drawn tight with grief and exhaustion. It was Tuesday, April 20, 1999, and two boys had just killed 12...
  • Concerns are voiced over Pacific Palisades project

     
    Los Angeles public works officials met with Pacific Palisades residents this week to address their concerns about possible problems arising as crews start work next year building a new storm water system just north of Pacific Coast Highway. The $15.9-...
  • First Lady Michelle Obama's State of the Union guests -- list here

     
    Every president since Ronald Reagan has used the State of the Union address to showcase heroes of the past year -- and convey a sense that they are still connected to the voters and the issues that propelled them to......
  • Michelle Obama's guests: State of Union

     
    by Michael Muskal Part of the ceremony surrounding any presidential speech to Congress is who gets to be singled out and who gets invited to sit with the first family. First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing quite a crowd. This......