Matt Johanson

Bring on the map makeover

White supremacists’ names being removed from parks and monuments

San Francisco’s Panda earned Giants fans’ favor

There’s no one quite like Pablo Sandoval

SF teens get new perspective on country on cross-country bike excursion

Riders traveled 3,614 miles, climbed 155,706 feet uphill, averaged 69.5 miles a day and repaired 65 flat tires

Bay Area cyclists discover kindness in middle America

S.F.’s School of the Arts students enjoy cross-country ride-of-a-lifetime

Sierra Nevada outings beat blues of vicious virus

Hikes offer chance to stretch legs without rubbing elbows

Pandemic steals youth but imparts life lessons

Class of 2020’s resilience, optimism and concern for others inspires

Getting outdoors: Love the park you’re near

I’ve been needing and visiting the outdoors lately, and I’m not the only one.

Young San Francisco cyclists aim to inspire on cross country ride

These lucky seven cyclists from San Francisco’s Ruth Asawa School of the Arts call their upcoming journey “Pedal Towards The Future”

Winter hikes in Northern California’s snowy mountains

Here are some favorite day trips in our area, arranged from easiest to more challenging.

Hiking: Death Valley offers more than name suggests

Scenes from the first “Star Wars” formed my unappealing mental picture of Death Valley

Kindness of strangers warms hearts in the outdoors

Hikers helping hikers boosts faith in human nature

Day hikes among the giants of Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park boasts the world’s greatest concentration of the namesake trees.