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Trippy Time-Lapse Highlights The Beauty Of National Parks

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Green

The Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks in the southern Sierra Nevada region of California are a place that anyone should try to visit if given the ...

Pacific Crest Trail Begins Move to the High Country of Tejon Ranch

Joel Reynolds | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

When the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail was envisioned in the 1930s, it was to traverse the highest points along the West Coast's mountainous spine between Mexico and Canada, revealing the majestic vistas and extraordinary natural riches that characterize the West.

New Snow Lets More Sierra Ski Resorts Fully Open

AP | By MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A string of storms has allowed some ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada to finally open all of their terrain, but others still need m...

California Officials Limit Water For Millions Amid Severe Drought

AP | JASON DEAREN and JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Amid severe drought conditions, California officials announced Friday they won't send any water from the state's vast rese...

Drought Prompts Gov To Issue Urgent Plea: Flush Less!

AP | By JULIET WILLIAMS and JASON DEAREN | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Amid severe drought conditions, California officials announced Friday they won't send any water from the state's vast rese...

Feast Your Eyes On This Time-Lapse Of Beer Fermenting

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

It's alive!

Walk It Out: Wild and My Pilgrim's Heart

Joan Gelfand | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Joan Gelfand

Strayed's and Dale's memoirs define a different category. Call it 'Conscious Walking,' or 'How I Walked Myself To A Better Life,' journeys of over 1,000 miles that bravely explore the raw, rocky and often hazardous terrain of inner lives in crisis and turmoil.

Don't Mind the Cold -- It's Still Getting Hotter

Mattias Wallander | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mattias Wallander

What's the explanation for so many Americans becoming prisoners of the moment and ignoring strong scientific trends and the scientific community? Can a cool summer day or cloudy weekend really sway public opinion this much?

Thousands Of Acres Of Sierra Wilderness Saved In Landmark Deal

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green

In a deal struck between conservationists and a timber company after more than a decade of development warring, thousands of acres of highly coveted, ...

Taste Test: The Best 2013 Summer Beers

Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.06.2013 | Taste

How to drink when the weather heats up.

Yanopah Takes the Plunge

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.13.2013 | San Francisco
Peter Bosshard

This is the story of Yanopah, a tiny water molecule who has been travelling the world's waterways for millions of years.

WATCH: The Next Hipster Beer?

Posted 12.21.2012 | Home

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, the makers of the country's second-highest-selling craft beer, released a video yesterday to launch a new branding ende...

EXCLUSIVE: Travel Channel Host's Near Death Experience

Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel

Todd Carmichael, the host of the Travel Channel series "Dangerous Grounds" (Tuesday 9 pm ET), had a near death experience entirely in keeping with his...

Sacred Ancient Rock Carvings Stolen From The Sierra Nevada

AP | Posted 01.19.2013 | San Francisco

BISHOP, Calif. — Rock carvings that graced a sacred American Indian site in California's Sierra Nevada for thousands of years have fallen prey t...

Ancient Tribal Rock Carvings Stolen In Sierra Nevada

AP | Posted 01.19.2013 | Religion

BISHOP, Calif. — Rock carvings that graced a sacred American Indian site in California's Sierra Nevada for thousands of years have fallen prey t...

Do You Know Your Drinking Water?

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

Stand at your kitchen sink and fill up a glass of water from the tap. Can you guess where that water comes from? Or how far it traveled to get to your tap? What about how adequately -- or not -- the land at the source is protected?

SHOCK: America's Most Liberal Beer Is Locally-Brewed

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.10.2012 | San Francisco

Beer: It's supposed to be the great equalizer. At least when it comes to politics. When the arrest of an outspoken black Harvard professor by a whi...

Magical Lake Tahoe Inspires The Last Romanov

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts
Dora Levy Mossanen

Having spent my formative years in a country where poetry, myth and superstition are woven into the fabric of everyday life, these elements find their way into my stories. The Last Romanov is no exception.

The 10 Summer Beers You Have To Try

Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste

With summer's rising temperatures, sometimes there's nothing better than a cold glass (or can ... or bottle) of beer. But you don't want to be drinkin...

California Ski Town In Trouble

AP | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Councilmembers in a small ski town high in California's Sierra Nevada voted unanimously Monday to file for bankruptcy, the second...

New Clue Sierra Nevada Mountain Range Age Mystery

Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

By: Crystal Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 05/04/2012 12:27 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet If it's true that a lady never reveals h...

Astronomers: Loud Explosion In Nevada, California Likely Caused By Meteor

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 06.22.2012 | Science

RENO, Nev. -- Astronomers say a loud explosion heard across a large swath of Nevada and California on Sunday morning was likely caused by a meteor. T...

NASA Wants Space Station 'Taxis' To Compete With Russia

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2012 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA is looking for at least two U.S. firms to design and build space taxis to ferry...

'We're Doing The Rain Dance As Much As We Can Out Here'

AP | By TRACIE CONE and RICH PEDRONCELLI | Posted 04.04.2012 | San Francisco

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. -- California's Sierra Nevada snowpack measured a meager 15 inches in some places, officials announced Wednesday, bearing bad news...

Sierra Nevada Heads East

Posted 01.30.2012 | Home

East Coasters rejoice! It might get even easier to get your hands on a pint of Sierra Nevada. The beer company is expanding its production by setting ...