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6/26/2012

Wilderness Training In Our Own Backyard “People go all the way to Africa for excursions they can actually do right here,... More»

4/17/2012

Alite Designs, the online, oh-so-cool camping-equipment company (“We practice ethical and sustainable manufacturing. Go us!”), finally has a... More»

4/11/2012

The new Inn at the Presidio opened last month, reversing a long history of the park’s rebuffing similar attempts by other hotels. Turns out, it wasn... More»

2/13/2012

While prepping for his first shot on the 15th hole of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am this past Saturday, 49ers coach Jim Haurbaugh takes a moment... More»

2/10/2012

On just another day skiing with the boys, Andy Wirth, CEO of Squaw Valley, noticed the hot cup of Starbucks steaming from the glove of pro skier JT Holmes,... More»

2/8/2012

The closer we get to 2013, the more tacky souvenirs and meaningless PR stunts to get the world riled up about the America’s Cup we’re likely to... More»

11/11/2011

If it’s happened once, it’s happened a hundred times: Wandering from winery to winery up Highway 29, you forget about food. Then the munchies... More»

9/26/2011

It’s six o’clock on a Tuesday morning, and Sam Mogannam is running up 22nd Street with a friend. The hill is steep, but that doesn’t seem... More»

5/1/2011

If I didn’t know better, my view from high atop the Shelf Road bluffs could easily be of the Loire Valley. Instead, it’s Ojai, a small... More»

4/30/2011

The Pinnacles seem like a legend—could this exotic jumble of minarets, said to be hidden among the rolling hills between Salinas and nowhere, really... More»

4/30/2011

The fresh-out-of-the-water oysters and salt air of Tomales Bay are rarely enough to lure me an hour’s drive north, since our own bay is just a stone... More»

9/20/2010

Up highway 101 north, past the winding Russian River and Ukiah, past the Avenue of the Giants and their rocket-size trunks, about 15 miles from the... More»