• Business September 15, 2022 8:29 pm

    Patagonia Founder Just Donated the Entire Company, Worth $3 Billion, to Fight Climate Change

    Moving forward, Patagonia’s profits that are not re-invested into the business will be donated to a group of nonprofit organizations fighting climate change.

  • LX September 25, 2020 11:38 am

    National Public Lands Day Is Saturday and This Documentary Wants To Inspire You to Take Action

    The nation’s largest single-day volunteer event to help restore public American lands will, of course, be virtual this year. But Patagonia’s new documentary “Public Trust,” is one virtual way to raise awareness. David Garrett Byars, the director of the film, joins LX News to discuss the fight to save the wild refuges of America.

  • Facebook June 22, 2020 12:09 pm

    Patagonia Joins Growing List of Companies Boycotting Facebook Ads

    Patagonia has joined companies like REI and The North Face, saying it plans to pause advertising on Facebook and Instagram to show support for a movement called ”#StopHateForProfit.”  Last week, a group of six organizations called on Facebook advertisers to pause their spending on Facebook during the month of July. The groups, which include the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Color of...

  • Boston April 8, 2019 12:41 pm

    Private Vigil to Be Held for Deceased Wentworth University Student

    The Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston is in mourning following the death 19-year-old Maximillian Carbone, whose body was found Sunday at the base of a cliff in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood. The Nahant, Massachusetts native was a biomedical engineering student at Wentworth, where he was a sophomore. He was last seen early Saturday leaving a party on Allegheny Street...

  • Boston April 7, 2019 11:24 pm

    Missing Wentworth Institute of Technology Student Found Dead

    A missing Wentworth Institute of Technology student who was last seen early Saturday morning in Boston was found dead at the base of a nearby cliff in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood, according to authorities. The body of 19-year-old Maximillian Carbone was found by searchers at the bottom of a cliff behind a red building on Terrace Street in the Roxbury...

  • Boston April 6, 2019 10:31 pm

    Boston Police Seek Help Finding Missing Wentworth University Student

    Police in Boston need the public’s help locating a missing Wentworth University student who was last seen early Saturday morning. Maximillian Carbone, 19, was last seen at a party in the Allegheny Street area between 1 and 2 a.m.

  • Reporter February 28, 2019 4:51 pm

    Kid Reporter Gets Apology After Dust-Up With Arizona Marshal

    A 12-year-old reporter has received an apology after an Arizona marshal tried to stop her from following him. Hilde Lysiak posted video Thursday on her website, Orange Street News , of Patagonia’s mayor saying officials “sincerely apologize” that her First Amendment rights had been violated. Lysiak was following a tip while on her bicycle on Feb. 18 when a town...

  • Donald Trump November 29, 2018 4:54 am

    Patagonia Gives $10 Million GOP Tax Windfall to Non-Profit Environmental Groups

    Patagonia, the outdoor gear company, is passing along the $10 million it saved from tax cuts to non-profit environmental groups.

  • Amazon December 12, 2018 11:54 am

    Holiday Gift Ideas For Every Amazing Guy In Your Life

    The season of gift giving is just around the corner. Though it can be a stressful time of year, the fun of tracking down gifts that delight the ones we love always seems to be worth it in the end. The thing is: Men can be hard to shop for. Most of us have, at some point, asked a guy...

  • Miami March 6, 2018 9:49 am

    Taking on ‘Microfiber' Pollution, 1 Laundry Room at a Time

    The fight to keep tiny pollutants from reaching the dinner plate might start in the laundry room. Innovators are coming up with tools to keep tiny pieces of thread that are discharged with washing machine effluent from reaching marine life. Such “microfibers” are too small to be caught in conventional filters, so they eventually pass through sewage plants, wash out...

  • Donald Trump December 5, 2017 7:15 am

    ‘The President Stole Your Land,' Outdoor Retailer Patagonia Says

    Patagonia, an American outdoor clothing and gear retailer, set its homepage to black Monday in response to President Donald Trump shrinking two national monuments, CNBC reported. The company’s website displayed a dark screen with the message, “The President Stole Your Land,” to rally the public into joining its cause which, according to some media reports, includes a possible lawsuit against...

  • sheriff October 11, 2017 1:08 pm

    Climber Kills Himself After Girlfriend's Avalanche Death

    Just two weeks before renowned climber Hayden Kennedy killed himself following the death of his girlfriend in an avalanche in Montana, he wrote on a climbing blog that he had watched too many friends die in the mountains over the last few years. “I’ve realized something painful. It’s not just the memorable summits and crux moves that are fleeting. Friends...

  • head August 9, 2017 4:27 pm

    Meet Patagotitan, (Probably) the New Heavyweight Champion of Dinosaurs

    A study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs, making the scary Tyrannosaurus rex look like a munchkin. At 76 tons, the plant-eating behemoth was as heavy as a space shuttle. The dinosaur’s fossils were found in southern Argentina in 2012. Researchers who examined and dated them said the long-necked creature was the biggest of a...

  • Miami March 15, 2017 1:38 pm

    Yoga Pants, Cozy Clothes May Be Key Source of Sea Pollution

    Comfortable clothes are emerging as a source of plastic that’s increasingly ending up in the oceans and potentially contaminating seafood, according to Gulf Coast researchers launching a two-year study of microscopic plastics in the waters from south Texas to the Florida Keys. The project, led by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, will rely partly on volunteers in coastal cleanup events....

  • San Francisco January 20, 2015 5:37 am

    U-Haul Crashes Into San Francisco Patagonia Store in Apparent Robbery

    A U-Haul van slammed through the front door of a a San Francisco store Sunday morning and then took off in an apparent smash-and-grab robbery, police said.

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