To get there is a 3.5-mile hike, mostly downhill. When I went last week, it took me 1.5 hours one-way. To return, most take a loop route spanning 5.5 miles; it took me 2.5 hours. That made for a round trip of 9 miles that took four hours on the trail. It’s long but moderate; most hikers in fair shape can make the trek. … [Read more...] about Feather Falls: California’s world-class hike no one knows about
Black river trails
Despite all of her service to her country and humanity, Harriet Tubman – like many veterans – was always financially insecure. She obviously was never paid when she was enslaved on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and struggled financially from then on. Putting her face on U.S. currency would be a statement that unpaid black people held in slavery are owed a great debt of gratitude by our nation. … [Read more...] about Jason Nichols: Harriet Tubman belongs on $20 bill – Congress should make Trump put her there in 2020
“This was my main source of income,” said Baldwin, 51, a San Rafael resident whose receipts show he averaged about $800 a week (before expenses) working for rival ride service Lyft. He had switched to Uber shortly before the mid-March accident after renting a car through an Uber program. “I’m being forced into a position of settling for almost nothing because I don’t have the deep pockets to fight them and go to court.” … [Read more...] about When Uber drivers are hurt at work, who pays?
"There's a lot to talk about with Michael Bloomberg," Biden said during an interview on "Meet The Press." "You all are going to start focusing on him like you have on me, which I'm not complaining, like you have on me the last six months. You're going to focus on him. His position on issues relating to the African American community, from stop and frisk to the way he talked about Obama." … [Read more...] about Democratic candidates zero in on Bloomberg as former mayor rises in the polls
According to a Quinnipiac University poll released last week, Sanders is leading the Democratic primary with 25%, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden at 17%. Bloomberg is at 15%, up considerably from 9% before the Iowa caucuses and 3% when he first entered the race in November. … [Read more...] about Sanders: Bloomberg with ‘all his money’ will not create the excitement needed to beat Trump