Archive for November, 2010

California State Parks Hit By Budget Ax

  Date Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Access to many state parks could be limited starting on Wednesday, as reduced hours and services are expected due to a million budget shortfall.


New Pseudoscorpion Discovered in Yosemite National Park

  Date Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Its venom-filled claw at the ready, it waits for prey to amble by it.


Space tourism boosted by tech figures Elon Musk, Sergey Brin, more

  Date Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Lynda Turley Garrett is one of three ‘Accredited Space Agents’ in Northern California who can sell you a ticket to space on Virgin Galactic. Prominent Internet figures such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Sergey Brin have helped boost space tourism.


Space tourism becomes big business, attracts Silicon Valley figures like Google’s Sergey Brin

  Date Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Lynda Turley Garrett is one of three “Accredited Space Agents” in Northern California who can sell you a ticket to space on Virgin Galactic. An idea that has always been the exclusive realm of science fiction — that someone could buy a ticket to fly into space, stay on an orbiting space station or even travel to the moon — is quickly moving from the fictional to the commercial.


Weekend storm may complicate Valley travel

  Date Monday, November 29th, 2010

The weekend storm figured to make the holiday homecoming tough for travelers returning to the Valley from Southern California and vice versa.