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Could There be an Economic Rebirth for Rural America?

Pamela Patterson | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Pamela Patterson

I live in rural America. But my rural America is not the agricultural fields of waving grain so often imagined. It is not a land locked state in the center of our country.

Silks for Silver: Saga of the Manila Galleons

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Imagine it's the 16th century, and you're on a 2,500-ton Spanish super-galleon sailing off the Pacific coast of Mexico. You're on your way back from a long, dangerous voyage to Manila, where traders from Spain's conquered lands in the Americas.

4 Gay Women, 8 Jews and the Pope Walk into a Midlife Crisis...

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 02.05.2014 | Good News
Zachary Dominitz

We're eating Manischewitz-brined turkey with latkes, 11 of us, lighting candles for Hannukah in a mishmash of celebration. There's my father and mother, friends for more than 50 years. My mom's two ex-girlfriends are also here, these women who have known me, and loved me, for decades.

Hunter Found Alive After Spending 19 Days Lost In Forest

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 72-year-old hunter who was lost for more than two weeks in a California forest survived by eating squirrels and other anima...

Abalone Poaching Ring Busted

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green

Early Thursday morning, State Fish and Wildlife wardens busted a group of abalone-poaching suspects that they have been tracking since last spring in ...

How to Talk Yourself Out of Loving Mendocino

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

We're moving to Mendocino. No wait -- we're not! Will somebody stop us, please? We visited the Northern California coast with our family and were immediately taken with its cool climate, dramatic cliffs, too-charming fishing villages and no-nonsense residents.

Andrew Burmon

Reefer Madness Vs. Weed Tourism

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 09.04.2012 | Travel

Thanks to its high crime rate and worse reputation, Oakland has never really attracted tourists despite its proximity to San Francisco's wharfs, flowe...

Federal Crackdown Ends Country Truce With Pot-Growers

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 02.26.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Residents of Mendocino County, the redwood and marijuana-rich territory in California's fabled Emerald Triangle, thought they had rea...

Turning Winemaking Over to Facebook Fans

Mary Orlin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Mary Orlin

2011-11-04-Screenshot20111104at4.58.54PM.jpg "We wanted to remove all the barriers and pull back the curtain on winemaking, to make it accessible and open the door to as many decisions as possible."

Thoughts From A Road Trip of Reflection

Porter Gale | Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel
Porter Gale

A variety of families from different parts of California gather at the hippie camp for a week of "temporary community." Days are spent picking berries, gathering eggs, floating on inner tubes and milking Delilah the cow.

Major Marijuana Bust In NorCal National Forest

AP | Posted 09.28.2011 | San Francisco

UKIAH, Calif. -- Law enforcement officials said Friday they struck a major blow against illegal marijuana cultivation on public lands in the heart of ...