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24
Sep

Boom: New UC Press Journal

The University of California Press Journals division announced the forthcoming publication of Boom: A Journal of California, a new peer-reviewed, quarterly journal dedicated to social, political, and cultural issues in the Golden …

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06
Jul

Serpentine Knoll

While hiking on the North side of Mount Tamalpais, just off the Fairfax-Bolinas Road, we climbed to a spot called Serpentine Knoll. The plants on this section of the trail were dramatically …

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25
Jun

Fat Innkeeper Worms and Flying Fish

While planning a trip to the Lost Coast, I’ve been depending heavily on the California Coastal Commission guides to the coast (more on that in a future post). Yesterday, the Los Angeles …

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10
Jun

Energy and the Environment

The Commonwealth Club will be hosting a provocative discussion between the CEO of Chevron and the Executive Direct of The Sierra Club tonight. In Chevron + Sierra Club Drilling for Common Ground, …

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08
Jun

Drought-Inspired Farmers & Greywater Guerillas

We caught an interesting story this morning on the California Report about how farmers are adapting to drought conditions. Turns out water-stressed plants make delicious apples. Another piece on NPR’s Morning Edition …

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08
Jun

Curious about Undersea Robots? Sharks?

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego launches its summer evening lecture series TONIGHT  with a lecture on undersea robots. Jules Jaffe, Scripps research oceanographer will speak on his …

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