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  • It is hard to imagine what was more memorable in Glacier Park a century ago: the breath taking scenery, or the adventure. ... and historical memorabilia. See how eastern city slickers were lured to north central Montana by a glitzy promotional campaign promoted ...
  • ... titled, Re-Image Lake Street, Hugely Tiny Exhibition shows a view of Lake Street from the San Gabriel Mountains. From a Store ... James Rojas This leads me to ponder -- like others have before me -- how the region was settled by an affluent group of people who ...
  • ... California that it's hard to imagine it may not have been there in ages gone by. Fact is, though, we've added to California's bestiary ... truth is that there were no opossums in California before the 1890s, when a small population of the marsupial was moved to Los ...
  • ... have been around for over 100 years, I was in awe. They were beautiful, as if sculpted out of clay by hand. The shingles were ... murals and clay and glass art work that made me feel that there should be more art around town and also that the places we went to ...
  • ... the San Bernardino Sheriff’s posse for nearly two weeks before also reportedly killing Carlota in Pipes Canyon, and later reputedly ... -- and evidence indicates that Will was a Ghost Dancer -- there was a widespread fear of an Indian uprising, that isn’t unlike fear ...
  • ... problems that flooded the city were brewing long before the levees broke and many have lingered and even amplified during the ... last time, it was on the verge of being ‘Disney-fied.’ There is this idea we can create a cosmetic version of New Orleans without ...
  • ... light softly, but ahead the limbs and leaves of the trees were made unsharp, as if deceptively removed a little further away. I had to ... into the spiral that winds down in the dark in December. There is melancholy in our fall, as local perfection is muted. I felt a cold ...
  • ... California's native forbs once staged each year. Before urban development encroached on open countryside -- and before ... of colors, all hues, all tints, all combinations are there to be seen. And the endless variety bewilder the senses. Perennial ... wildflower fields survive. This photo shows California goldfields in San Luis Obispo County. Courtesy of the Larry ...
  • ... men, women, and children reach this rugged valley? Once there , where did they stay, what did they see, and why did they fixate on ... -- to make Yosemite white -- had been initiated long before Muir joined the fray. It was a consequence of the mid-19th-century ...
  • ... West may be an idealistic paradise, "Being Here and There ," a photographic landscape exhibition curated by artist Sant Khalsa at ... basis of surveying and cartography was simply not present before [Cartesian mathematics]. It is the understanding of political space ...

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