Bob McPhail 5:30 p.m., May 25
Despite lack of interest, the scene demands tribute
Dear Hipster: I have recently moved to San Diego and have immediately noticed a general affinity for reggae music. It seems that everywhere I go, hipsters are wearing the T-shirts, the beads, playing the music ...
This popular hike leads to a pinyon forest and spectacular views.
One of the highest peaks in Anza-Borrego has fascinating plant life and gorgeous views.
Don't fear the razor
The decline of the handlebar ’stache began on July 17, 2011
DIY tour of Salton wildlife refuge, Slab City, Salvation Mountain & more.
Crunching fish bones. Foul-smelling water. Skin-scorching sun. It may not sound like an enticing adventure, but in fact one of the most interesting and unexpected getaways to be found in Southern California is a day ...
History lives and breathes in this center of the ancient world.
Rhodes is probably best known as the island once home to the Colossus of Rhodes, a 98-foot-high statue of the Greek god Helios and one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Today, the ...
Mountain range in miniature
These wind-eroded sandstone blocks are fun to explore.
Over it before you were into it
Look past the uniform and into the youthful soul of the ones who won't let go.
If only we knew what the 76 million people with all the money and power were thinking.
Just Asking: Are hipsters really so endlessly fascinating that they need an entire column devoted to answering questions about them every week? How about a weekly column called Ask a Baby Boomer? That would be ...
Don’t drink the water — it’s for through-hikers.
Combs Peak is the fifth highest peak in San Diego County and also one of the most remote. Surprisingly, it is in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. From this lofty summit there are views of ...
Sometimes the most original expression is restraint.
Discern the difference between radness and annoyingness.
Dear Hipster: What is the significance to popular music, and pop culture in general, if One Direction breaks up following the departure of Zayn Malik from the band? If Justin Bieber has truly slid into ...
Thousands of years of human habitation on display at Indian Hill
Visiting Indian Hill gives us a renewed appreciation for this desert area. Humans have used the area for perhaps several thousand years. The last Indian cultural group to occupy this area was the Kumeyaay. It ...
Nature as roughhouse theater
JMW Turner: Painting Set Free at the Getty through May 24.
Citizen Hip pays taxes
Dear Hipster: April 15th is right around the corner. I wonder, do hipsters pay their taxes like good citizens? — Call Me “Your Cousin in Government, Irving Radcliff Stevens” The funny thing is, I actually ...
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is something to behold – if you can make it here.
When the first rays of sunrise strike the great mosque at Djenné, many believers fall to their knees from its beauty. Djenné, Mali, is a fly speck on a map. Overlooked by most travelers, it's ...