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  • ... eagerness to skip Good Friday so as to get to the good news of Easter.But then Muir was reborn in Yosemite , and ever after ... "then curving westward and pouring its frozen flood into a dark blue lake, whose shores were bound with precipices of crystalline snow." ...
  • ... The origins of this Euro-American invention date back to the Gold Rush, to a pre-Civil War California, and they are the ... off the siren call of material wealth, Muir sailed to the Golden State. On the teeming streets of San Francisco, asked by an unknown ...
  • ... are a little bit pissed off up here," said Stacey Powells, news director for two Eastern Sierra radio stations. ... land, from Joshua Tree National Park to Lake Tahoe. And in between , up the Eastern Sierra, are a lot of jobs that depend on the tourism ...
  • At Castle Green , one's imagination is apt to run wild . ... hotel to Pasadena's economy and prestige that a dispute between Colonel Bowler and Colonel Green was mediated by an arbitration ... "We don't care to eat them though, so any we catch we put back . Its great fun, don't you think?" -- "Maidens Angle for Goldfish," Los ...
  • At least 27 golden eagles perished at 13 California wind turbine facilities between 1997 and June 2012, with a startling rise in reported mortalities in 2011 . That's not including the eagle killing machines at Altamont Pass. ...
  • ... an analyst and political commentator for CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and National Public Radio. He has worked on four presidential and three ... has appeared on "Dr. Phil," "Today Show" and "NBC Nightly News ," and was for several years a weekly commentator on CNBC's "Power ...
  • ... the state legislature made official its status as The Golden State's flower that I had finally been successful at growing them en ... Some savvy gardeners have employed methods such as cutting back leaves and re-watering, which is intended to yield further growth and ...
  • ... logging on 15,375 acres just west of the boundary of Yosemite National Park. Removal of "hazard trees" would cover another 17,706 ... the Sierra Nevada, and that she had to make a hard choice between the black- backed woodpecker and local herds of deer that might be ...
  • ... designate the 942,000-acre Mojave Trails National Monument between Joshua Tree National Park and the Mojave National Preserve, as well ... streams such as the Whitewater River and Deep Creek as Wild and Scenic Rivers. On the side of things that don't make desert ...
  • The sight of an orange tree, laden with golden fruit on a cold winter afternoon, remains a guarantor of Southern ... Navel oranges were picked in December through January. Back East (as we said then), an orange tree in winter -- golden with fruit among the dark green , almost black, leaves -- was the guarantor of Southern California's ...

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