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What do “Austiin Powers: International Man of Mystery” (1997),…

What do “Austiin Powers: International Man of Mystery” (1997), “Blazing Saddles” (1974), “Hail, Ceasar!” (2016), “Holes” (2003), “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006), “Planet of the Apes” (2001), and more than 40 other movies have in common?  These films were all partially filmed in the Vasquez Rocks, just south of Agua Dulce.  In addition, over 100 television […]

The San Gabriel Mountains separate the Los Angeles basin from…

The San Gabriel Mountains separate the Los Angeles basin from the Mojave Desert. This narrow range (averaging about 22 miles wide) rises precipitously to a high point of Mt. Baldy (over 10,000′) with 13 distinct peaks over 8,000′ (including the Southern California PCT high point of Mt. Baden-Powell at 9,399′).  Although dry mountains, the higher […]

As promised, another photo set from Randy Godfrey.  The top two…

As promised, another photo set from Randy Godfrey.  The top two photos were taken near Cajon Pass.  The bottom photo was taken in the San Gabriels not far from Wrightwood. Randy recounted one story from the “endless hillsides” between Lake Silverwood and Cajon Pass.  “It was very windy and getting late,” he said, “as we searched […]

Top Image:  Crocodile, Stonefly, and Z making their way through…

Top Image:  Crocodile, Stonefly, and Z making their way through the San Felipe Hills.  Middle left: Creature near San Ysidro Creek between Barrel Spring and Eagle Rock. Middle right:  Creature and Stonefly looking out over the San Felipe Valley and Scissors Crossing. Bottom Image: Crocodile in Deep Creek Canyon. These photos, again, are thanks to […]

Photo by: Nathaniel Middleton