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West Coast Leads Surge in Electric Cars

Consumers in California, Oregon and Washington are embracing electric cars as the price goes down and the infrastructure improves.

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A 'Lasciviously LA' Lunch With Crime Novelist James Ellroy

Ellroy's new novel, Perfidia, follows the Los Angeles police response to a brutal murder on the eve of Pearl Harbor. In a vintage steakhouse, the author discusses the book and his tech-free lifestyle.

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The Perfect Summer Peach Wasn't Always So Rosy

The peaches we eat today look very little like the first peaches planted. We can thank the Chinese farmers who first domesticated the fruit for kicking off millennia of breeding for perfection.

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Oregon Historical Photo: Sam Hill’s Columbia River Highway

Over 100 years ago, Sam Hill dreamed of a paved highway through the beautiful, rugged Columbia River Gorge. He overcame major obstacles to achieve his vision: a modern, scenic boulevard motorists could travel between Oregon’s high desert and the outskirts of Portland.

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