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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The premise for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is that neither species is perfect but maybe, though not probably, there is common ground. Endowing apes with human qualities, frailties and emotions is still an amazing spectacle 46 years after the original film.

5 Stories That Will Make You Smile

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

While hiking in Muir woods a car suddenly drove off the road into a river. Immediately 3 separate groups of strangers stopped and began sprinting to the scene.

A Walk Through Muir Woods

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

To get to Muir Woods, filled with its towering, regal redwoods, you have to drive through eucalyptus groves that remind me of Australia. Although, i...

Muir Woods Makes A Major Change

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Paul Liberatore | Posted 02.18.2013 | San Francisco

For the first time in 30 years, Muir Woods' annual Winter Solstice program on Friday will celebrate the shortest day of the year instead of the longes...

Protecting the Land and Water Conservation Fund: A Win for the Environment, a Win for the Economy

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green
Rep. Mike Honda

Protecting the great outdoors is good for our economy, helps create jobs, and ensures that the scenic landscapes that millions of people enjoy in California each year will be here for generations to come.

Unplug And Recharge: Taking A Silence Siesta

Rev. Susan Sparks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rev. Susan Sparks

Who knows? A little peace and quiet might bring a renewed sense of healing, growth and possibility in your life -- things, like those Spotted Owls, once believed lost.