State Parks

  California State Parks manages two properties totaling 6600 acres in western Sonoma County. But the process of preparing a plan for that management is only now getting started.

Both Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Preserve and Austin Creek State Recreation Area are overdue to get General Plans. But it is still uncertain if combining those documents for the two adjacent properties is the best approach, says Michelle Luna, who heads the non-profit Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods.

Armstrong Grove Pipeline Project Stirs Controversy

Dec 8, 2014

  Plans to replace a 60 year old water pipeline that runs through Armstrong Grove are facing questions and opposition from defenders of the ancient redwoods there.

Sukovitzen is opposed to the current state parks plan to rebuild the water pipeline that runs the 1.1 mile length of Armstrong Grove. But he says an earlier proposal was even worse.


Jack London, Sportswriter

Jun 13, 2013
Jack London Historical Society

The craft and cunning of competition, age versus youth, and “the allure of the game”—these were recurring themes in Jack London’s writing, especially when the subject was sports.

Only once, says Doc Stull, did London’s writing incorporate a scene that could be seen as a team competition—and seeing it that way is a bit of a stretch.

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