Content for Monday, July 13, 2009

News & Stories

Climb Mount Shasta

Hello hikers and backpackers! We just climbed to the top of Mount Shasta! It was an intense hike; the difficulty was matched only by the awesomeness of the event. We experienced freezing temperatures, dangerous predicaments ...

July 9 Sudoku Contenders

EVIL Daniel Aames, Carmel Valley, 11. Let's all move toward caring most for others, not ourselves. Joe Arbusto, Rancho Penasquitos, 11. Goldman Sachs has ransacked our future! Bernie Madoff, too! Jean Bradley, Spring Valley, 11. ...

Washington Waterworks

The whole crazy experience began one summer day in 2003 when my wife and I were returning to San Diego from Vancouver, British Columbia. We had driven all the way to Vancouver from San Diego, ...

Ein Gedi National Park, Israel

West of the Dead Sea lies Ein Gedi National Park, an area with terrain similar to that of San Diego. A beautiful, arid mountainous region, Ein Gedi is how I pictured all of Israel. With ...

Grand Canyon Secret: North Rim

Show your kids the Grand Canyon without the traffic and crowds...in high summer season? Yes, it's possible! Travel to the less-visited North Rim of the Grand Canyon and enjoy views that will hush even the ...

July 9 Crossword Puzzle Contenders

Flo Abena, Rancho Penasquitos, 26. Metal band from SD - A I Lay Dying. Mary Arana, Encinitas, 26. Hi Ree and Maurice! Shannon Barry, Pine Valley, 26. 9 was the robber who left lookin' pale. ...

Paris, France: One's Own Village

My favorite city on this planet is Paris. You can do all the things the guidebooks tell you to do. Or you can do what I do, which makes Paris one's own village. To wit: ...