| Oct 12, 2013
A lot of what it takes to come around to the anchovy side of life has to do with knowing which anchovies to buy and how to use them. Below is a basic tutorial on what anchovies I use and how.
The most readily available anchovies are anchovies packed...
| Oct 9, 2013
Re "A single male's wild nightlife," Oct. 5
While it's wonderful to know that the mountain lion known as P-22 is thriving in Griffith Park, I sincerely hope and pray that by exposing him to the public, The Times didn't increase the chances that...
| Oct 6, 2013
Re "Yosemite closure a blow to U.S. image," Oct. 3
Although I appreciate the words by my congressman, Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove), on the House floor last week about the importance of Yosemite National Park to our local economy, words are not enough....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:48 PM
If anyone could make lizards, salamanders, snakes and all measure of creepy, crawling things objects of wonder and even beauty, it was Robert C. Stebbins.
His well-regarded books, lectures and artwork made him a superstar among those who studied...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
For more than a year and a half, the solitary mountain lion known as P-22 has made himself right at home in Griffith Park within view of Hollywood's Capitol Records building.
By night, he cruises the chaparral-covered canyons, dining on mule deer,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Stacey Powells, a news editor at two Eastern Sierra radio stations, is spitting mad about the government shutdown of national parks in her backyard. If the closure that began Tuesday continues, Powells plans to hold an Occupy Yosemite event Friday (today)...
| Oct 4, 2013
Even before the embers from the Rim fire had stopped smoldering, the House of Representatives was using the catastrophic forest fire as an excuse to pass a harmful logging bill.
HR 1526, the so-called Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Alongside our heaps of reality television personalities, Kardashian-style celebrities and teenage pop stars, the United States is poised to get something it sorely needs: a public intellectual.
Ronan Farrow has the celebrity background. He's the son...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Feline lovers traveling abroad on this -- or any other day -- can take heart if they're missing their four-footed loved ones.
With help from Canada-based GoVoluntouring, we've assembled a list of opportunities where you can get up close and aid a big...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:39 AM
A car matching the Amber Alert description of a vehicle wanted in an alleged murder and kidnapping out of San Diego County was found in a remote area of Idaho, state officials confirmed Friday.
Ada County sheriff's officials said the vehicle matches the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:39 PM
The Interior Department this week opened to public comment and review its proposal to expand the range of federally protected Mexican wolves.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been attempting to reintroduce wolves into parts of Arizona and New...