These four fiction selections are worthy additions to your nightstand.
Delve into the mystery of Sputnik, a $50,000 reward, and a possible government conspiracy.
Alta managing editor Blaise Zerega looks at the rapidly growing popularity of podcasts — and what that means for the future of this very intimate medium.
Known for his arresting portraits of ranchers and the West, Scott T. Baxter's work is in the collection of several museums — and the Spring 2019 Issue of Alta.
As advertising brings in revenue, will listeners be left behind?
Hearables, wearables and magic pills are arriving to make it easier to exercise — or even to avoid it.
The fires that devastated Santa Rosa last fall followed an all-too-familiar pattern, raising questions about zoning and development policies.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane… what IS that thing? In 1896, it was the talk of Sacramento, and it remains a mystery to this day.
Your loved ones may be gone, but you can keep talking with them. Bots are the next best thing to having them there.
President Trump’s immigration crackdown threatens to exacerbate an already acute agricultural labor shortage in California. But so far, the crackdown hasn’t really happened.
On the coastline in Bolinas, north of San Francisco, Sally Peacock is fighting a battle to save her family’s 70-acre horse ranch from encroaching gentrification of the tiny town around it.
As we become more reliant on artificially intelligent, voice-activated helpers like Alexa, Siri and Cortana, are we in danger of giving up our humanity?