Christopher Nyerges


Stories by Christopher Nyerges

The Roots of Halloween

A look back at a centuries-old holiday that’s come a long way from its original intent

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 10/27/2016
The Real Agenda

Why do the Stewards of Public Land want to get rid of the historic Pasadena Archery Range?

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 01/07/2016
The Delicious Loquat

The hearty and ubiquitous urban fruit is good raw and in jams and jellies

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 07/23/2015
People are What They Hide

What do clothes really say about the humans they cover?

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 06/18/2015
Bitter Relief

Getting to know the medicinal qualities of the ubiquitous horehound plant

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 04/16/2015
The Gift of 'Europa'

A friend’s passing prompts thoughts of death and the nature of life

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 02/26/2015
Uncommon dates

Fresh, dried or boiled, the fruit of the palm is a treat for the senses

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 06/11/2014
Try some bush tuck mulga damper

How to find and prepare nutritious and delicious acacia seeds

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 03/13/2014
When the Big One Hits

A father recalls the joy of being prepared after the deadly Sylmar earthquake rocked his family's world

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 08/08/2013
What's in your backpack?

Things that every hiker should carry at all times

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 04/18/2013
'Move with me'

A story subject recalls Huell Howser's only rule

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 01/10/2013
Water, water everywhere

But what do you do if it isn’t safe to drink?

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 09/24/2012
'What would the Tongva do?'

Meeting on Hahamongna raises more questions on park's future use

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 08/23/2012
Happy Camper

Don't let a lack of expensive gear keep you from enjoying the great outdoors

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 02/01/2012
The Zen of painting

Realizing just how important ‘little things’ can be

Author Christopher Nyerges Date 11/17/2011