Tag archives for San Joaquin Valley
Consider an expedition along CA-140, a state route that meanders along the Merced River, takes you through Mariposa and will take you west of Merced in the San Joaquin Valley.
Hiking Brown's Ditch Trail is a great half-day trip if you happen to be visiting the San Joaquin Valley region. The 5-mile hike gives a window in the the region's history, when logging drove the local economy.
Pokémon Go, which indeed has caused own share of chaos and freaky news headlines since it came out last July - can help you shed unwanted pounds. In my case, I lost 20 of them while trying to catch 'em all.
Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well spent in an area where EVs are still a rare sight?
Kings Canyon National Park is one of the great joys of living in the San Joaquin Valley.
The Sierra Foothill Conservancy schedules hikes that make one feel lucky to live in the San Joaquin Valley. We recently hiked through the McKenzie Reserve, and savored its spectacular landscape.
Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture's impact on climate change - a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion of his while he was in office. Could sustainable agriculture be part of his post-presidency legacy?
With all the fuss over the high speed rail here in California, and whether or not it could transform the San Joaquin Valley or become a massive boondoggle, taking Amtrak now in Fresno is hardly the worst thing in the world.
It has been over four years since I last updated the world about my Marshmallow Peeps experiment. 1,921 days later, the Peeps are still sprightly and are ready to be consumed (maybe).
The biotech firm PimaCott says it can treat cotton so that it can be easily scanned and identified, which in the long term could help improve traceability within the global cotton supply chain.
The drive from anywhere in the San Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park is sublime. Farms give way to hills, which eventually transition into the spectacular Sierra Nevadas.
The Bay Area is arguably becoming the most economically and culturally segregated metropolitan region in the U.S. In short: Housing is becoming even more expensive, and more people of color are packing their bags and leaving.