Planned outages have sparked the use of more in-home batteries and generators. Here’s how to keep the lights on.
This very special Alta podcast welcomes young authors and poets from 826 Valencia.
Our guest is Bonnie Tsui, a journalist, author and Alta contributor.
Michael Bauer’s edible (and drinkable) tour of Seattle inspires a caffeinated poll.
Today’s guest is Jason G.Goldman, a science journalist, author, and expedition leader based in Los Angeles.
Holiday shopping gets a lot easier with our gift ideas for everyone on your “nice” list.
Can cancer be funny?Author Mary Ladd and illustrator Don Asmussen certainly think so.
In this week’s newsletter, we create a DIY futuristic California film festival.
In this week’s newsletter, wildfires force a quarterly magazine to examine breaking news.
In this week’s newsletter, we laud four critically-acclaimed Golden State performers still in search of the big time.
In this week’s newsletter, we tour West Coast spots devoted to finding life beyond Earth. (And yes, E.T.’s house is included.)
What do the CIA, an outdoor clothing company, and a Yosemite campsite all have in common?Tom Frost.
In this week’s newsletter, we celebrate a crack in a cold case—and look to solve more mysteries.
In this Alta newsletter, we cover what to know for the remainder of California’s wildfire season.
This week, Alta’s newsletter looks at the ways individual Californians are keeping the state’s endangered animals alive.
What special challenges do women musicians face that their male counterparts don’t?Have those challenges changed, and in what ways?
One man’s effort to photograph 12,000 animal species in captivity includes haunting images of those threatened by extinction.