Final steps taken to open the Backbone Trail

ON THE TRAIL--U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman dedicates new four-mile section of the Backbone Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains. Officials need only another 1.5 miles to complete the 65-mile trail.

By John Loesing
Acorn Staff Writer

The steep cliffs and rolling hills are broken by deeply incised canyons with shady oak groves and even waterfalls. The Santa Monica Mountains are just about every hiker’s paradise.
Soon, the trekkers who visit the mountains will be able to walk from one...

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