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Sunday, October 30th, 2011

  • It was a birthday party that both brought to mind the long friendship between France and the United States as well as the greeting the Statue of Liberty has provided seemingly endless lines of immigrants who believed they could strike a new life in America.

    Among the dignitaries who stood beneath Lady Liberty's torch-bearing arm were 125 immigrants from more t

  • Countless people -- young and old -- have learned to ski at the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park.

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Friday, October 28th, 2011

  • Questionable actions the staff of Point Reyes National Seashore has taken towards the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. have drawn the attention of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which is launching an investigation into the fate of the oyster company.

    "Since 2007, the NPS has been advocating that the Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

  • There's nothing quite worse for backcountry travelers than facing long lines to gain a permit to head on their trek.