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7 great Bay Area hikes that end with a beer

If you've ever hiked in Europe, then you know what it's like to crest a mountain peak, meander through a grassy field or circle a pretty glacial lake and then stumble upon a little pub where you stop for an ice-cold beer.<p>In places such as the Alps and the Pyrenees, these cafes and bars appear …

San Francisco

At just 22, Colter Wall has clearly taken in country music traditions

His name, Colter Wall, sounds stagy, but it’s real.<p>The 22-year-old folksinger from rural Canada recently released a self-titled album under the tutelage of Dave Cobb, a hot Nashville producer with an uncanny ability to get out of the way and let artists exhibit their realest selves.<p>With a …

Music

Lightning crashing around his castle, Trump pledges to bring Obamacare repeal back from the dead

One of the challenges that Donald Trump faces in applying his pre-presidential habits to his presidency is that he’s not actually used to the incessant glare of attention that comes with the job. He was a celebrity before running for office, sure, and could make an appearance in the tabloids at …

ObamaCare

What to Do in Malibu

With the opening of two new hotels along California's most prized stretch of coastline, you might never leave.<p>As a Los Angeles native, I’ve always been grateful for the glacial pace of Malibu’s transformation. Since the iconic Alice’s Restaurant on the Malibu Pier reopened under new management as …

California

Beyond Cookbooks: Collecting Culinary Books and Paper

There's more to books about food than cookbooks. In fact, there's more than just books. That's the mantra of Liz Young, a Brooklyn-based seller who …

Food

‘Julius Caesar’, Delta Airlines And ‘The Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’

<b>UPDATE Monday afternoon:</b> The National Endowment for the Arts, which is facing a Trump administration effort to eliminate the agency, issued a …

Delta Airlines

The Problem With Promoting Startups

Encouraging new, young businesses instead of older ones is considered a more effective path to job creation. A new study suggests that it’s not that clear.<p>State and local economic development policy remains, for all intents and purposes, a fact-free zone. The most popular technique—doling out …

Economics

Not Just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 Musical Firsts Echo Today

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sgt. Pepper” was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles’ psychedelic landmark, it stands as one of many musical …

Music

Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

NEW YORK (AP) — "Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now.<p>It was a year of technical, lyrical and rhythmic innovation, of the highest craftsmanship and most …

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Five questions with Arlo Guthrie before Lincoln show

Arlo Guthrie returns to Lincoln Friday.<p>The 69-year-old folk music legend, best known for his hits “Alice’s Restaurant” and “City of New Orleans,” has …

Music

Zero DSR E-Tour | Tour Test

Ongoing improvements in range, reduced charging time and falling price tags are making electric bikes more appealing to riders seeking convenient and …

Lake Tahoe

Arlo Guthrie to perform at the Kay Meek Centre

Arlo Guthrie<p><b>April 30, 7:30 p.m.</b> | Kay Meek Centre<p><b>Tickets:</b> $95.50 at Kaymeekcentre.com<p>American folk singer Arlo Guthrie has been plying his trade for …

Canadian News

E-Touring In California: FEATURE

Is it possible to actually go long-distance touring on an electric-powered motorcycle? E-motorcycle manufacturer Zero says it is on its Zero DSR and …

Electric Vehicles

Woodstock veteran Arlo Guthrie talks music, photography, Nixon and Trump

It’s been 50 years since Arlo Guthrie recorded his classic 1967 debut album, “Alice’s Restaurant,” and 48 years since he performed at the legendary …

San Diego

Running Down The Road Again: A Conversation With Arlo Guthrie, Plus Chatting With Country Newcomer Michael Tyler

<b>A Conversation with Arlo Guthrie</b><p><b>Mike Ragogna</b>: Arlo, <i>Alice’s Restaurant</i>’s 50th Anniversary tour is dovetailing into your <i>Running Down The Road t</i>our. With your focus on that older material all these decades later, have you noticed things about those songs that you might have missed at the time of their …

Energica Eva: test ride of electric motorcycle with DC fast charging (video)

The evolving electric motorcycle industry continues to expand and impress, including the latest addition to the Energica lineup, the company's Eva …

Motorcycles

Why Reward This Kind Of Behavior With Your Taxes?

So what are you going to do when you are trying to punish one of your kids for lying to you when they counter that they are not lying, they are …

Advertising Industry

8 Great Movies Based on Unusual Literary Source Material

Today, the newest retelling of the story of the JFK assassination comes to the big screen: Pablo Larraín’s <i>Jackie</i>, which is based on and centered …

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Who Else Listened To “Alice’s Restaurant” At Thanksgiving?

<i>The definition of “back catalog” is: “at least 18 months old, have fallen below №100 on the Billboard 200 and do not have an active single on our</i> …

Music

Amazon’s Alexa answered a lot of questions on Thanksgiving that had nothing to do with food

Amazon’s Alexa spent a lot of time fielding questions this Thanksgiving — about cooking and a whole range of other topics — an Amazon spokesperson told VentureBeat.<p>“Customers asked Alexa to set nearly twice as many timers on Thanksgiving Day as the day before. And customers asked Alexa nearly 3x as …

Fortune 500

Parallel Roads to Financial Freedom From Book Income

How to Get Accountability Into Your Book Publishing<p><i>There is a very interesting way to get book income that’s evolved recently.</i> Most people have …

Publishing

Where Are All the Thanksgiving Pop-Culture Classics?

The American holiday has long been overshadowed by Christmas when it comes to widely beloved films, TV specials, and songs.<p>Back in 2012, <i>30 Rock</i> made the case that Hollywood will drum up an ensemble film about any holiday. In one episode, a lovelorn Emma Stone declares in a trailer for the fake …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

‘Alice’s Restaurant,’ an Undying Thanksgiving Protest Song

The political message came second to the humor of Arlo Guthrie’s improbable 1967 holiday hit.<p>In the small canon of Thanksgiving-related popular music, Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice's Restaurant Massacree” stands out for a few reasons, one of which is that it’s only barely related to Thanksgiving. The other …

Start a new (old) Thanksgiving Day tradition: 'Alice's Restaurant' on the FM radio

This song is called "Alice's Restaurant." It's about Alice, and the restaurant. And it's a huge Thanksgiving tradition you probably didn't realize has been happening right under your nose for decades.<p>Kid, it's time you joined the movement.<p><i>NOW</i>, kid!<p>It all started 51 Thanksgivings ago — that's 51 …

Music

Guest Post: Alan Lapp's Dirtbag Challenge DR650

<i></i><i></i><i><br>Innovation is a scarce resource in today's motorcycle industry, despite what the OEMs might lead you to believe. Behind every supposed leap forward</i> …

San Mateo County

Wear a yellow crescent in solidarity with American Muslims

I am a Jew. But starting today, in the eyes of the Trump Administration, I want to be seen as a Muslim.<p>There are too many people inside the Trump …

World War II

First Drive Review: 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

The late great Arlo Guthrie’s classic song <i>Alice’s Restaurant</i> had the chorus of “You can get anything you want.” And perhaps the same applies to the …

Autos

Alice’s Restaurant

Alice’s Restaurant. It’s now a Thanksgiving classic, and something of a tradition around here. Recorded in 1967, the 18+ minute counterculture song …

Cool Stuff

Fred Hellerman, founder of folk group the Weavers, dead at 89

Fred Hellerman, a founding member of the influential folk music quartet the Weavers, has died. He was 89.<p>Hellerman died Thursday at his home in Weston, Conn., after a lengthy illness, his son, Caleb Hellerman, said Friday.<p>The Weavers were formed in the late 1940s by Hellerman along with Pete …

Jimmy Gomez

Fred Hellerman, Last Surviving Original Member Of The Weavers, Dies At 89

<b>WESTON, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — Fred Hellerman, the last surviving original member of the iconic folk music quartet the Weavers, has died. He was …

Music