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The Lilacs of Lee Vining

May is lilac season in Lee Vining. Until last year and this, I had not visited Lee Vining in mid-May, and I had not noticed that there are hundreds of lilacs all over town—in front yards, back yards, along fences … Continue reading

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Pinnacles Rain Camp: New Idria Road

Oooh, it’s going to rain most of next week, let’s go camping! Of course, nobody knew this was going to be a rain week (3rd week in March) back when the annual Photo Boyz Adventure venue was moved from Sugarloaf … Continue reading

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A Hike at Cold Canyon

One of the most popular spring hikes in Yolo County is a trail that starts near the base of  Monticello Dam, on Putah Creek. It enters the Stebbins Cold Canyon Preserve (managed by the University of California) and offers the … Continue reading

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