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  • Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown

    Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown
    Benjamen Chinn, one of the few Chinese American photographers to live and artfully document street scenes in San Francisco's Chinatown, has died. He was 87. Chinn died April 25 at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center, according to Newton Don,...
  • Admirers of environmentalist seek a monument 14,242 feet high

    Admirers of environmentalist seek a monument 14,242 feet high
    Mountaineers worldwide consider it the zenith of the Sierra, 14,242 feet of vertigo-inducing walls and saw-toothed ridgelines, the loftiest in a cluster of peaks that guard the eastern flank of Kings Canyon National Park. North Palisade, they will tell...
  • Groundbreaking for Manzanar Historic Site barracks reconstruction scheduled for Saturday

     
    The public is invited to attend a barracks groundbreaking ceremony this Saturday at Manzanar National Historic Site, on U.S. 395 between the cities of Lone Pine and Independence. The 1 p.m. event is being hosted by the National Park Service,......
  • Will inspiration for short fiction strike?

     
    In recent years, general interest magazines such as the Atlantic have been curtailing their fiction offerings. But National Public Radio has stepped in to fill the void. They're running a Three Minute Fiction contest, asking readers to submit short...
  • Monster Mash: New bid to crack Boston art heist; drama prize for Julia Cho; Ansel Adams' son sues museum

     
    -- Cold case: The FBI is hoping advances in DNA analysis will help it catch the art thieves responsible for the 1990 super-heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. (Boston Globe) --Drama award: Santa Monica writer Julia Cho's......
  • Ansel Adams, from the wilderness to the corridors of power

     
    Fans of Ansel Adams should visit the Interior Department in Washington to take in the newly installed photographs of the American West by Adams, which now line the walls of the building's corridors. Adams, the iconic photographer best known for......
  • Monster Mash: Museum to go back to nature; son to get Ansel Adams photos; special Tonys announced

     
    -- The great outdoors: The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County will announce today it will be adding a 3.5-acre $30-million park with 11 themed areas that are designed to put the natural back in natural history. (Los Angeles......
  • Art review: 'Locating Landscape' at Sam Lee Gallery

     
    For many, landscape photography need proceed no further than the majestic idylls of Ansel Adams, but in 1975, an exhibition titled “New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape” presented a new approach to landscape that has quietly...
  • Mariposa Butterfly Festival will take flight May 1 to 3

    Mariposa is the Spanish word for "butterfly," and the town's butterfly theme is ubiquitous: Colorful butterflies can be found on street murals and sidewalks, in store window displays and on countless business logos. May 1 to 3, the town will host its...
  • "Mary Austin and the American West" by Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson

    Mary Austin and the American West Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson University of California Press: 324 pp., $29.95 Few writers of her period overcame more obstacles than Mary Austin. Stuck in a disappointing marriage, Austin (1868-1934) spent the...
  • Seaside California hotels offering bargain rates

    From San Diego to Humboldt County, these are times of difficulty for hoteliers and opportunity for travelers. Here are the nine waterfront lodgings I used on my toe-to-tip California road trip in early January, followed by four I looked at and liked....