Townsend high on the ridge traverse of North Peak.
July 29, 2010
We chose to attempt a link up of North Peak and Conness on the only stormy weekend in Tuolumne this season. Here's John Vallejo pushing his luck atop the first summit on Conness, moments before a hasty retreat in the wind and rain.
July 28, 2010
An LA jury finds the former BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the January 2009 death of Oscar Grant. John Vallejo and I arrive as crowds gather at Frank Ogawa Plaza, 14th and Broadway. Sporadic violence ensues as OPD declares an unlawful assembly.