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Pinnacles National Park Is The Newest In America (And Right In The Bay Area's Backyard)

Pinnacles National Park - America's Newest National Park from David C. Hill on Vimeo.<p>Meet Pinnacles, America's newest national park. And if you're lucky enough to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, it's right in your back yard.<p>Dotted with jagged spires and hidden caverns carved from the remains of …

Local San Francisco tips

San Francisco<p>Donut enthusiast. San Francisco is filled with a lot of love, and it’s the best place to be alive. <br>MORE ABOUT ME SHOW …

Denver Broncos: How Will the Team Replace Elvis Dumervil?

Perhaps it's best for all involved that Elvis Dumervil is now a member of the Baltimore Ravens.<p>As Mike Klis of <i>The Denver Post</i> reported, Dumervil passed up a better deal with the Broncos to join the Ravens, suggesting a bruised ego and a player who didn't want to be in blue and orange anymore.<p>With …

Baltimore Ravens: Power Ranking Each Free-Agent Signing

Not too long ago, the sky was falling in Baltimore. Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe were moving on. Bernard Pollard was cut. Veteran leadership was being cast aside. Fans were furious.<p>Now, is there any doubt that the Ravens had a plan? Sure, they had some good fortune along the …

Isolated Power

Did Netflix's big House of Cards gamble pay off?<p><i>House of Cards</i>, Netflix’s expensive expansion into original programming, debuted one month ago this …

Ed Reed, Brian Urlacher, and the Curse of the Hometown Premium

You’re probably familiar with the “hometown discount,” the millions of dollars that a player entering free agency is supposed to leave on the table …

The End of Men

The best show on TV faces the big wind-down<p>Matt Weiner would like you to know that <i>Mad Men</i> returns for its sixth season this Sunday at 9 p.m. EDT on …

The Big Dodger in the Sky

Life, death, and Tommy Lasorda<p>In the beginning … Tommy Lasorda was managing Spokane, the Dodgers’ Triple-A affiliate. This was during the first Nixon …

The People’s Critic: Remembering Roger Ebert

Moviegoing is basically a passive pastime. You buy the ticket, head into the theater, sit, behold, and leave — happy, sad, mad, moved, amped up, let …

Under the Big Top

The NCAA has blown the Final Four into all-out spectacle. Has the event outgrown the game?<p>There are certain people with whom — by the nature of their …

House of Cards

In Monday's national championship game in Atlanta, the Louisville Cardinals earned their Shining Moment<p>The stories pass in review, one after another, …

CS Lewis: A Life – review

Fate has been kind to CS Lewis in death. Where many celebrated writers assume that their reputations will live for ever, he was convinced that his …