Dustin Baly

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A Renovated Midcentury in San Diego Is Sharp and Sustainable

Danish architect Jesper Pedersen reimagines a Lloyd Ruocco midcentury, putting sustainability at the forefront of the Scandinavian-inspired design.<p>In 2015, when Danish architect Jesper Pedersen of DNA Design Group was commissioned to work on this midcentury Point Loma home in San Diego, California, …

Architecture

New National Geographic-affiliated cruise to take tourists down California coastline

Our favorite Bay Area day trips<p>Even natives have probably never seen California quite like this<i>.</i><p>A new, one-time cruise route, called the "National Geographic Venture," taking off from San Francisco destined for Long Beach has one objective: Give tourists a close-up coastal view of the California …

Coastlines

5 hidden beaches around Half Moon Bay

<i>The Chronicle has launched a new weekly Travel newsletter! Sign up here. Enter your email at the top and check the box marked “Travel.”</i><p>There are many …

Hiking

Here's What It Takes to Hike the John Muir Trail

A few months ago, I summed up the lessons from a study of mountain hikers in the Austrian Alps. In a nutshell, people tend to fall when they’re descending, even in good weather and good trail conditions, and especially when they’re male. That’s useful to know (even if some of those risk factors are …

Backpacking

Award-winning Palm Springs home embraces the California climate in sustainable style

Los Angeles-based architecture firm Poon Design Inc. has crafted a luxury residence that eschews the mid-century modern style for a more minimalist …

Architecture

The Top 10 Resort Hotels in California

These luxurious Golden State resorts — voted World’s Best by T+L readers — shine for their accommodations and experiences.<p>California has proven …

Top 10

Emergency Gear that Should Live in Your Daypack

You’re on a day hike and you’ve packed your water, snack, map, and field guide to local ornithology. You’re all set, right? Wrong. We’re not doomsday preppers or worrywarts by any means, but shit happens when you’re in the woods. Be next-level prepared with these emergency-minded day essentials you …

Camping

How to Market Better With Your Email Signature

rawpixel / PixabaySmall business owners have all types of marketing tools and tricks available at their fingertips. One of the smallest marketing …

Marketing

14 Awesome Swimming Holes in Northern California

Inflate all the rubber rings you own and pack a nice lunch. We’re off to the top swimming holes in Northern California! These picturesque spots make …

Hiking

Experts now rank the United States among the world's 'declining democracies'

A new report on the state of the world's democracies makes for some grim reading. Writing in the <i>Washington Post</i>, the authors say the study "shows …

United States

20 historic photos show decades of fun at LA beaches

Back when elaborate bathing costumes and parasols constituted standard beachwear<p>For well over 100 years, crowds have flocked to Los Angeles beaches.<p>In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when elaborate bathing costumes and parasols constituted standard beachwear, visitors and residents …

California

10 Under-Appreciated State Parks In Northern California You’re Sure To Love

When you consider how many beautiful places there are in northern California, it’s pretty easy to overlook some of our state parks. We honestly have …

Northern California

From Gene-Editing Cures to Bioweapon Nightmare

Crispr has driven biotech investment, but also the possibility of dangerous applications.<p>The latest biotech investment craze runs on excitement over Crispr, a technique for making gene editing easier and more precise, which biologists have already used to remove disease-causing genes from human …

Genetics

This family just moved in to a 3D-printed home

France is famous for its wine, cheese and two-week bicycle race. Now, it's going to be known for shaking up the construction industry with 3D-printed houses.<p>Nordine and Nouria Ramdani, as well as their three children, moved in to 1,022-square-foot, four-bedroom house on June 29, according to Ouest …

Construction Industry

The Best Beaches in San Diego

1 of 10<p>La Jolla Cove<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>La Jolla Shores<p>3 of 10<p>Swami's Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Carlsbad State Beach<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Moonlight …

La Jolla

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

1/<p>1. Colombia's Chiribiquete national park is a new entrant. The site some of the most concentrated plant diversity in the Amazon and is famous for …

Archaeology

Spiders fly on the currents of Earth's electric field

Spiders don’t have wings, but they can fly across entire oceans on long strands of silk. For more than a century, scientists thought it was the wind …

Insects

Ocean Beach in San Francisco

Ocean Beach in San Francisco is a place where you can build a bonfire, fly a kite, or ride a wind-powered kite buggy through the sand. It’s the …

San Francisco

Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Weekend in Big Sur | Goop

Immortalized by writers like Jack Kerouac and Henry Miller for its isolated, wild beauty, Big Sur is a place that can leave the most traveled among …

Hot Springs

Psychedelic Brew Made From Amazonian Plants May Ease Depression

Even for those with difficult-to-treat depression.<p>“Leon” is a young Brazilian man who has long struggled with depression. He keeps an anonymous blog, …

Depression

Scientists can 3D print human heart tissue now. The future is here

Long term, the goal of 3D bioprinting is to be able to 3D print fully functioning organs which can be used to replace the failing biological organs …

3D Bioprinting

Two Calif. universities ranked among top 5 in world

Two California schools were again named among the cream of the crop, beating out the likes of Oxford, Princeton and Cambridge in a prestigious survey of world universities.<p>The best of the best, according to QS World University Rankings, which rates 1,000 institutions of higher learning, was the …

College & University

The Secret Lives of the Marketing Emails Almost Everyone Uses

Email is a great way to market to contacts and to stay top of mind. Segmentation can further assist the ability to market relevant information to …

Marketing

Buy From Grand Bazaar Istanbul Shops | Product Page

Your only and first access to Grad Bazaar Istanbul´s Turkish Coffee Sets, Copperware, Kilim Bags, Evil eyes, Turkish Gift Shops, Turkish …

Istanbul

San Diego County beaches make list of top beach towns to live in

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego County has some of the best beaches in the U.S., several of which made this year’s WalletHub list of top beach towns to …

California

Camping on the Beach in California

Beach camping is a cheap way to spend the night in California, whether you're escaping for the weekend or travelling throughout the state. …

RVs

Feeling better, 7 brown pelicans are released back into the wild

Seven young brown pelicans have been released into the wild in Northern California after spending weeks at an aviary recovering from malnutrition.<p>Russ Curtis of International Bird Rescue says the birds were returned to a beach Friday in Sausalito.<p>They are among more than 80 sick and starving …

Northern California

Scenic beach in San Mateo County linked to singer Chris Isaak to get $5 million restoration

Efforts to restore a stunning mile-long stretch of remote oceanfront property seven miles south of Half Moon Bay that has been marred in recent years …

California

Controversial Study Suggests There’s No Limit to Human Aging

The older we get, the greater our likelihood of dying. Or at least that’s what we thought. New research suggests mortality rates level off after we …

Biomedicine

Sail your worries away on this solar-powered floating tiny home

For those wanting to sail away from the stresses of daily life, this solar-powered tiny house boat is the perfect off-grid escape. Built by …

Solar Panels