Archives for June 2010

Not just pretty pictures—Tim Palmer’s Rivers of California seeks to save the planet

Tim Palmer’s upcoming Rivers of California: Nature’s Lifelines in the Golden State (to be published in August 2010) is a testament to the beauty and vital importance of California’s network of rivers (amounting to 194,000 miles—more than in any other state besides Alaska). Palmer’s lush photographs evoke feelings of awe and excitement, while his text […]

Pacific Pup: The California Coast According to Annette

Like many other children of California, I was absolutely crazy about the beach. It represented the total freedom of summertime, and an exciting excursion away from home in San Jose. But more specifically, I fell for the harbor seals. I wanted to be one when I grew up. How could you not love them? Those […]

A Brand New Heyday

What does Heyday mean to you? What does Heyday mean to us? Those were two questions we asked ourselves over and over as we tried to articulate what Heyday really means to California. We thought about what our purpose should be and talked about the promise we wanted to make to our readers. With the […]

Butler Koshland Fellowship: the Experience of a Lifetime

As some of you may know, I first came to Heyday in 2006 through a program called the Butler Koshland Fellowship. Malcolm Margolin, Heyday’s publisher, served as my mentor. When our fellowship year ended, Malcolm created a new position for me: Director of Publishing Partnerships. As my relationship with Heyday deepened so did my work […]