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The Lassen Volcanic National Part is stunning to look at.

Lassen Volcanic is a hidden treasure among national parks

October 20, 2019

Clouds of steam rise from the bubbling waters heated by the lava. It is a sight that will leave you captivated.  Lassen Volcanic National Park is a hidden treasure in California...

The warm weather beckons locals to visit the Stanford Dish Trails.

Summer brings hiking opportunities near the Stanford Dish

June 4, 2019

As summer approaches, the continued maintenance of the Stanford Dish Trail encourages Bay Area residents to visit and enjoy the beautiful scenery. “The warm weather is p...

Wavecrest Open Space Reserve offers one of the most beautiful sights in Half Moon Bay.

Warm weather sparks exploration

May 6, 2019

With the variety of outdoor adventures located near Half Moon Bay, there is no longer a need to travel all the way down to the beach to breathe in salty air and gaze upon whal...

Stephen Buckhout pointa out an interesting type of vine during the hike. During the hike, he often stopped and encouraged the walkers to observe a plant.

Wildflower Walk provides a relaxing and informative hike

March 21, 2019

After a rainy couple of months, San Mateo residents were more than excited to enjoy a sunny walk in the historical and diverse Edgewood Nature Reserve. Last Saturday, March 16, 60 people gathered ou...

Sandy Hutchinson stands before some of the many local deer living in Belmont.

Belmont wildlife has a ‘deer’ friend

February 13, 2019

Every day throughout the year, a local resident works wholeheartedly to look after the deer living in Belmont. Sandy Hutchinson, who has resided in Belmont since 1978, has taken...

For some, passing on means nothing more than an end. For others, it just means a new beginning.

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

March 9, 2016

Many humans live their lives fearing the day of their passing, the uncertainty of what will happen after the end being a daunting truth to face. But what if there was no reason to be afraid? What if death did not have to mean the end of one's life, but rather the beginning of another? As it turns out, that is exactly what it means to some in 2016, as science has made it possible to be reborn back into beauty and amongst the living once more.

Human Nature

March 14, 2011

It takes a blind wolf To slay a righteous lamb; Innocence and ignorance aside, Time can abide For a worldwide divide And collision of pride. In stride, We guide ourselves to decide Whether to see to the light Or reside In self hatred and scorn. While our nations lay torn And our families mourn We dig in the thorn For the chance to be reborn Was long ago left forlorn. “Generation X” We’ve...

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