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Adventure Challenge - Day 75: Cliff Jumping

I read about this place on Yelp called Hermit Falls. Reviews used words like cliff jumping, waterfall, and adrenalin junkies. Needless to say, it caught my attention. 250 more words

Adventure Challenge

Cal State Northridge Confirms Student Died As Result Of Hazing

NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA.com)  —  Cal State Northridge on Friday released the results of an investigation into the death of a student caused by hazing.

KCAL9’s Randy Paige was there when the university’s president decried hazing and excoriated those involved. 453 more words


Sturtevant Falls, California

Today’s post comes from the archives as well.  Sturtevant falls have been on my mind with this ever increasing drought in California. I’d like to manage a hike there this year if my back and time cooperates.   87 more words

Travel & Outdoors

Obama Weighs National Monument Status for San Gabriel Mountains; Plan Would Address Crowding, Pollution

President Obama is considering a plan to designate the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument, an action intended to address crowding and pollution, and enhance recreational opportunities for a range that lies within an hour’s drive for 10 million people. 156 more words

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490 calories burned, 249 to go

I got back to LA yesterday and back on the trails today – the Valley Forge Trail in the Angeles National Forest.  It was a scenic hike with some great views, although I may have paid the price in the form of poodle dog bush, a plant that causes skin irritant similar to that of poison oak. 80 more words

Sturtevant Falls, California

I usually remember the waterfall, but my memory of Sturtevant Falls is somewhat fuzzy. I do remember the before and after of getting to and from the falls, and that might just have something to do with the blurriness. 442 more words


190-Acre Shoemaker Fire Above Glendora Nearly Contained

GLENDORA (CBSLA.com) — A 190-acre fire in the Angeles National Forest above Glendora is expected to be completely extinguished Tuesday, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman said. 174 more words