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FIDLAR Unleashes Infectious Punk with a Surf-rock Twist

The SoCal trio delivers a rowdy arsenal of catchy tunes laced with copious amounts of drugs. Zooming in from his girlfriend’s place in Los Angeles, singer and guitarist Zac Carper of the SoCal punk band... (click here to read article)


Graham Hell: A Lying Bigamist’s Comeuppance

Santa Cruz County settler Isaac Graham was involved in political crises, family feuds and scandalous legal cases. In late 1849, Isaac Graham had a surprise visitor to his Santa Cruz Mountain ranch... (click here to read article)


Going Deep

Best selling author Susan Casey risks it all to learn about the world’s greatest enigma: its oceans. The preeminent chronicler of our oceans, author Susan Casey has put herself in danger a few times while researching her books. For 2005’s The Devil’s Teeth, she lived on a sailboat in the shark infested waters off the rugged Farallon Islands.... (click here to read article)



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Greetings From Monterey, California

Located on the southern end of the pristine Monterey Bay, the town of Monterey is a favorite destination for those traveling along the coast of California... (click here to read article)


5 Reasons to Raft the Grand Canyon

One of nature’s most impressive creations, the Grand Canyon cuts a mile deep into the Colorado Plateau in places... (click here to read article)


Checklist: Mendocino, California

For those in the know, the tiny Mendocino town of Point Arena has always been a secret destination for those traveling along California’s North Coast... (click here to read article)


Failure: The Key to Success

James Cameron explains how difficulties are a part of science and exploration (click here to read article)


Entering the ‘Door to Hell’

Explorer and adventurer George Kourounis has had many memorable experiences in nature’s extreme environments (click here to read article)


Citizen Sleuths

Electron microscopy offers clues about legendary crime (click here to read article)


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New Camaldoli Hermitage

New Camaldoli Hermitage gets better—and holier.
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Curse of the Man Who Sees UFOs

Aircraft shaped like slices of pizza. Lights in formations that resemble Christmas trees... (click here to read article)


Miller and Moore

Thurston Moore translates his Sonic Youth to the age-old redwoods. (click here to read article)


Gary Clark Jr. : When My Train Pulls In

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Pixies in Big Sur

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Iggy and The Stooges at St. James Park

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