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Thanksgiving Day walk helps those in need

Thanksgiving Day walk helps those in need

I’ll be running for food on Thanksgiving. OK, I’ll be walking a 5K. I’m not sure how many of these walks I’ve done, but I have several shirts to commemorate the event. And the food isn’t for me. The food is for those who have a hard time paying the grocery bill....

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Rocky, desert terrain a hiker’s paradise in Arizona

Rocky, desert terrain a hiker’s paradise in Arizona

There was no waterfall. This had nothing to do with our excursion being in late October. It had everything to do with being on the wrong trail. A trail that has no waterfalls no matter the time of year. It didn't matter. Our unplanned route was stunningly beautiful. A...

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Yahi trail highlights natural beauty of Upper Bidwell Park

Yahi trail highlights natural beauty of Upper Bidwell Park

It’s been an “official” hiking trail since 1967, but who knows how many years it was used by fishers plying the banks of Big Chico Creek as they cast their lines. The Yahi trail in Upper Bidwell Park never disappoints. Yahi is the name of an Indian tribe that once...

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Craft beer transforming the bottle v. can debate

Craft beer transforming the bottle v. can debate

Those of a certain age remember when the only beer that came in a can was cheap and watery. A generation or two later and the opposite is true. Today, craft beer is almost exclusively in cans. This transition has been gradual over the last several years, with the...

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