Los Angeles TimesBow before Mt. Shasta, North Star of Northern CaliforniaLos Angeles TimesWhy: The Shasta Cascade region is full of volcanic mountains, green forests and trout-bearing rivers. But this is its defining landmark. Everywhere you turn, there's Mt. Shasta. And it never seems to get old. What: Mt. Shasta stands 14,179 feet above ...
Merced Sun-StarWhere's that smoke coming from? Fires create haze over Northern California tourist destinationsSacramento BeeWildfires the length of California have burned nearly 400 square miles of land so far in July, forced thousands of firefighters onto the front lines and prompted the evacuations of towns as the flames advance. But the fires are having an […]
The Mercury NewsPolice: Northern California man knifed, barbecued family's pet turtleThe Mercury NewsELK GROVE – Police say a Northern California man has been arrested after stabbing and barbecuing a family's pet turtle. Elk Grove police officer Christopher Trim said Wednesday that Eric Pauly stabbed and put the turtle on the grill not to eat, but […]
Los Angeles TimesDrink in the mist from Northern California's Burney Falls, 129 feet tall and handsome as they comeLos Angeles TimesWhy: This isn't the state's tallest or widest waterfall. But if you haven't confronted it yet, you need to. The way its waters thunder down, it looks like a Greco-Californian temple, with a pair of […]
The Bakersfield CalifornianRemains identified as missing Northern California hikerThe Bakersfield Californian(AP) — Authorities in Northern California say skeleton remains found by a hiker have been identified as a man missing for nearly two decades. The East Bay Times reports (http://bayareane.ws/2vEkPFg) officials say a DNA test revealed the remains ...and more »