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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Donner Summit open space saved from development

Donner Summit open space saved from development

A 3,000 acre parcel on Donner Summit has been purchased by non-profit land trusts for public use.  The Truckee Donner Land Trust and Trust for Public Land struck a deal with the courts to purchase the land for a reported $13.5 million dollars....

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Bamboo and More
Southwest trip day 14: Arches National Park, UT

Southwest trip day 14: Arches National Park, UT

After our rafting adventure on the Colorado River we didn’t have much time left to visit the national parks near Moab—Arches and Canyonlands—as well as Dead Horse Point State Park which offers fantastic views of the Colorado River (and was the lo...

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The Blue Muse
EAA Oshkosh 2012: The 40-ship Vans RV arrival

EAA Oshkosh 2012: The 40-ship Vans RV arrival

It only takes a brief glimpse of my hobbies to know that I am a risk-averse person. First instance, risks associated with "reading" include, oh, paper cuts, falling asleep, mindless snacking. For "gardening," maybe a bee sting or sunburn (or if you ask...

Things to do in Sacramento and beyond
One way to see historic Lake Tahoe is by this tour bus

Summer is running out at Lake Tahoe, but not just yet. Make plans to catch the annual North Lake Tahoe Historical Society's Historic Bus Tour and see some highlights around the lake, without the hassle of driving in traffic. Lake Tahoe historian Mar...

Glocal Girl
Fabulous and Proud

Aug 7, 2012
Fabulous and Proud

Twice a year Amsterdam gets decked out in all its liberal, beautiful glory. The first is Queen's Day, April 30th, when the entire country celebrates the Queen's birthday. Everyone wears orange (the national color) and parties on boats which glide down ...

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Bamboo and More
Southwest trip day 14: Moab, UT

Southwest trip day 14: Moab, UT

My original idea for the day had been to visit Arches and Canyonlands National Park right outside of Moab. But I realized that my family wasn’t as enthused as I was about visiting yet another couple of parks dedicated to rocks so I suggested we go ra...

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Where2Next? with Allison
World Travel – Rocky Mountain National Park Hike – “Don’t forget to look up!”

Day one of my own personal version of a mega-hike (now, stop laughing all you hard core hikers!) was filled with lovely meadows, amazing views, easy ascents, rocky trails and horse manure.  Yep, that’s right, horse poop.  Lots of it.  Unlike t...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Tahoe Rim Trail speed record attempt

Tahoe Rim Trail speed record attempt

 Gary Gellin Gary Gellin hopes to break the running speed record for the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) on August 13, Monday. The current record for the “supported” running record is held by Killian Jornet, set in 2009 with a time of 38 hours...

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Sacramento Magazine
14th Annual Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival


Sacramento Magazine
New Belgium’s Clips of Faith


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