In this week's newsletter, we share the passionate—and sometimes heated—response to Alta's cover story.
A theater festival, a quarterly publication, a podcast, and a daily newsletter; we've just found your new favorites.
Hamlin Garland was the author of more than 40 books, including A Son of the Middle Border, an autobiographical narrative of easterners moving West. Here are excerpts from a pair of his letters.
Take a peek onto the nightstands of Alta's editors—and maybe get a few ideas for your own bedside table reading material.
Journalist Tom Zito, software developer Andy Hertzfeld, and pioneering game developer Al Alcorn share intimate details of their relationships with the Apple co-founder.
Readers regularly write us with questions, comments and suggestions, and our authors respond — in Alta's Letters to the Editor.
A conversation with writers Joshua Wheeler and Bryan Mealer about the booms, busts, and bold characters of the Southwestern United States.
Alta editors make our recommendations on a literature website, a true crime podcast, and a quarterly publication straight from the California desert that will become your latest favorites. Trust us.
Remembering some of the people whose inventions, ideas, and sheer force of will shaped California and the West
These works by California poets capture particular, private moments of life in the Golden State