Charlie Cooke: The man who kept Chumash culture alive

Book Review

"TIQ SLO’W: The Making of a Modern Day Chief, Charlie Cooke, Leadership in Restoring and Sharing Native Heritage"

By Mary Louise Contini Gordon (Tucson: Amethyst Moon Books, P.O. Box 87885, Tucson, Arizona 85754, 2013), 315 pages.

Volunteers and leaders turn out to remember Lori Ives

Do you know your local habitats? Come to the Nature Knowledge Workshop

Orange County: Back to the bay hikes

Want to learn about the bays of Orange County?

Join us for a Lori Ives memorial

The Angeles Chapter is sponsoring an event to celebrate the life of leader and dedicated volunteer Lori Ives. We invite all who knew Lori to comment here and share their personal stories.

The celebration will be held 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena.

Sierra Club honors R.J. Secor

If you’ve done any amount of hiking or climbing in the Sierras, you’ve probably bought, borrowed or stole a copy of the guidebook "The High Sierra: Peaks, Passes, and Trails" by
R.J. Secor. That “bible of the Sierras” has guided untold numbers to discover and explore the wonderful peaks and hidden gems of the high Sierra range.

Come and explore Pinnacles National Park

Chapter volunteers who made a difference in 2013

Inner City Outings gets $15,000 grant from Mark Taper Foundation

Angeles Chapter Inner City Outings received a much needed grant of $15,000 from the S. Mark Taper Foundation in December 2013. The grant will fund 28 day hikes, service project outings, or tide pooling trips for elementary and secondary school youngsters. These outings will serve approximately 625 youngsters from our poorest neighborhoods.

California's drought: 10 ways to save water

Water is a scarce and precious natural resource in California, yet two thirds of the water used in homes goes toward watering the yard. What can the home gardener do to use less water, enjoy the garden more, and help the environment? Here are 10 easy tips.


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