OUTDOORS

The Local Quest to Save a Northern California Wilderness

A local nonprofit and a creative agency are racing against time to save an immaculate chunk of Northern California wilderness.

11/16/2015 By Marty Patail

GIVE US YOUR CALIFORNIANS

Why Portland Needs As Many Californians As We Can Get

Forget the "No Californians" bumper stickers. For Portland's white-hot tech scene, "outsiders" can't come soon enough.

10/19/2015 By Marty Patail

GET OUT

Backpacking the Emigrant Wilderness

A look at Yosemite’s wild sister to the north

07/16/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

GET OUT

Rent a Houseboat on Shasta Lake

Houseboat rentals on California's Shasta Lake make the perfect summertime adventure.

06/24/2014 By Nicole Cordier

WEEKEND AWAY

A Totally Insane (But Completely Awesome) Palm Springs Family Vacation

We booked our brood into a cheapskate room in California’s desert paradise. What happened next will not surprise you.

04/01/2014 By Zach Dundas

DEALS

Two Huge Travel Deals: $140 CA Flights and a $99 Night on a Luxe Mountain Retreat

House on Metolius and Virgin Atlantic just made our month. But these aren't your typical Northwest travel discounts. They will go fast.

03/27/2013 By Kasey Cordell

Weekend Away

Winter Arrives in Tahoe (And We Can Help You Enjoy It)

If Tahoe's early season snowstorm has you waxing your sticks, we've got just the guide you need. Plus: the new coolest place to stay (for under $100).

10/23/2012 By Kasey Cordell