John Muir

Newborn babies lay in their beds at the St. Elisabeth and St. Barbara hospital in Halle, eastern Germany, on January 2, 2012. (WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Baby Boom Possibly Triggered By Improving Economy

Bay Area hospital delivery rooms are keeping busy with a rise in births after a slowdown during the recession.

06/15/2015

Muir Woods in Marin County. (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Muir Woods Entry Fee Going Up From $7 To $10

Entry for children under 16 years of age will continue to be free, said the National Park Service, which announced the price increase on Thursday.

05/28/2015

John Muir

Volunteers Needed To Transcribe John Muir’s Hand-Written Journals

The University of the Pacific is joining with the public to help decipher some of naturalist John Muir’s journals.

04/13/2015

Exotic animals, including a camel greeted recovering patients at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday. (CBS)

Exotic Therapy Animals Greet Recovering Patients At John Muir Medical Center In Walnut Creek

Exotic animals greeted patients to celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday.

09/24/2014

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Top 6 Reasons Why Diablo Valley Is California’s Best-Kept Secret

Diablo Valley offers a wealth of exceptional activities and events throughout the year and is just a stone’s throw from San Francisco.

06/16/2014

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John Muir’s Giant Sequoia Successfully Cloned

Efforts to clone a 130-year-old giant sequoia planted by naturalist John Muir on his Martinez property have been successful.

11/05/2013

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Arborists Try To Clone John Muir’s Bay Area Tree

Arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the Bay Area in the nineteenth century.

06/20/2013

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Bills Would Expand Yosemite National Park, Fulfill John Muir’s Vision

Two members of California’s Congressional delegation have introduced bills that would expand the boundaries of Yosemite National Park for the first time in 70 years.

04/23/2013

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Gov. Brown Proclaims April 21 ‘John Muir Day’ In California

In a proclamation issued on Friday, Brown called the naturalist “a giant of a man” whose “vision of the pristine landscape as a source of spiritual renewal has become central to our understanding of the relationship between humanity and nature.”

04/21/2013

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Financial Pulse Of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo Grows Weaker

One of the largest healthcare safety nets for the poor in the East Bay is teetering on financial collapse.

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