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Once Upon a Time … a teacher built a storybook house in Snow Creek

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The first time I saw the gingerbread house, I was coming around a bend in Snow Creek when I spotted a shingled wing that looked like it was going to take flight over Mt. San Jacinto.

A Trail of Discovery

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Six years after Congress designated the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains as a national monument, we reflect on the ups and downs in transforming this range into an attractive
eco-tourism hot spot.

Nell Shipman: Silent No More

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Silent-film star nell Shipman was a pioneer, making films featuring female heroes and humane treatment of animals. But by the time she retired in Cabazon, she was bitter and lonely. A compelling story.