Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon

Google maps now include trails at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Google is giving people a way to virtually hike the Grand Canyon. The search giant released images Thursday that map the most popular trails at the park’s South Rim and other walkways.

01/31/2013

Tourists hike along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with the North Rim in background, Arizona

Study: Grand Canyon formed during the dinosaur era

It’s the most common question visitors to the Grand Canyon ask: “How old is it?” A provocative new study suggests the natural wonder is much older than commonly believed. Using a new tool to date the age of rocks, a team of researchers contends the western section of the Grand Canyon may be 70 million years old.

11/29/2012

Google cameras map popular Grand Canyon trails

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) – Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British […]

10/24/2012

Labor Day travel

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – About 2.35 million Southland residents are expected to travel during the Labor Day weekend, a 3.4 percent jump from last year, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Among those […]

08/31/2012

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