Travel and Tourism

Snow closes Yosemite, other California parks after storms

March 3, 2023
After the recent winter storms dumped up to 15 feet of snow on some areas of Yosemite National Park, the park has been closed with no estimated time of reopening. “Park crews are working to restore critical services so visitors can safely return,” Yosemite park officials wrote on the website. Across California, other parks have […]

Best things to do in Santa Cruz: restaurants, shopping, hotels

March 2, 2023
On a spring day in Santa Cruz, visitors have a perplexing opportunity: to see a city thriving and shrinking, all at once. The thriving is no great surprise, really: Santa Cruz sits on a handsome perch at the northern edge of the Monterey Bay, neighbored by redwood forests. It has been attracting heat-fleeing visitors from […]

Head to Griffith Park to peep L.A.'s fascinating birds of prey

March 2, 2023
As the Griffith Park urban ecologist, it’s Courtney McCammon’s job to care for all living things in the 4,000-acre ecosystem, but raptors — the carnivorous birds of prey that include hawks, eagles and vultures — hold special meaning for her. “Raptors are the top predators of the sky,” McCammon tells me. “They’re invaluable indicators of […]

Tahoe Star Tours Are Focusing Their Telescopes on Warm-Weather Fun – NBC Los Angeles

March 1, 2023
What to Know Tahoe Star Tours at the new Spooner Lake Visitor Center Stargazing begins in June; "select" Thursdays and Saturdays through Labor Day $45 adult, $25 kids 4-12 (kids ages 3 and under admitted free) AS WE BID FEBRUARY GOODBYE, and welcome March, we're keeping an eye on the sky. And for many Californians? […]

Yosemite breaks decades-old snow record, closing park indefinitely

March 1, 2023
Cabin roofs at Yosemite National Park are almost completely covered with snow. At the park’s Badger Pass ski area, snow is up to the second floor of the lodge. In the Yosemite Valley, snow accumulation broke a 54-year-old daily record — by multiple inches. The historic snowfall in the Sierra Nevada from back-to-back winter storms […]

Jaguars, narcos, illegal loggers: One man's battle to save a Guatemalan jungle and Mayan ruins

March 1, 2023
EL MIRADOR, Guatemala —  The heat was unbearable and the trees seemed to reach endlessly skyward. Suddenly, from out of the vegetation, the Jaguar Paw pyramid appeared. Archaeologist Richard Hansen knelt and removed a tarp covering the structure’s nearly intact stucco masks, then enthusiastically explained the meaning of the inscriptions dating back at least 200 years […]

How to find Southern California’s blooming wildflowers

February 28, 2023
The Theodore Payne Foundation’s Wild Flower Hotline is set to return March 3, with weekly updates about where to find the best blooms this spring — which promise to be spectacular due to all our rain. But Evan Meyer, the foundation’s director, says he’s “disappointed by all the negativity” from public officials and conservationists about […]

Embrace the outdoors with USAL Project, an L.A. nature club

February 28, 2023
Get out into nature, they said. Los Angeles is two hours from snow, beach, mountains and desert (pending traffic). It’s free, they said. To Michael Washington — founder of USAL Project, a company offering guided nature excursions in Los Angeles — this all sounds great in theory. But for the unfledged, it’s not that easy […]

Cannery Row’s New Attractions and Longtime Gems Draw Monterey Mavens – NBC Los Angeles

February 27, 2023
What to Know The Monterey district has a few new attractions and sights, as well as the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium Free to see Author John Steinbeck's novel "Cannery Row" helped make the area famous; today it is a top draw for Monterey Peninsula visitors HISTORY BY THE WAVES: Author John Steinbeck's birthday is always […]
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