Issue: December 24, 2009

“The bones of Saint James”

A Chico couple treks Spain’s fabled Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route.

In other news: The Perry family’s fight for their disabled daughter’s child is still in high gear; Arts Devo takes a look at a year in photos; Avatar and The Road blow our minds; and thoughtful citizens offer ideas on how Santa gets his rump down the chimney. Also, an online exclusive story of three women embarking on a trip to Gaza.