When the fall rains came, they brought an official end to the disastrous 2017 fire season in California. They also brought a reminder of another of California’s potential natural disasters—floods. California Conservation Corps crews around the north state have been… Continue Reading
Along I-5, south of Knighton Road, there is an 80-acre piece of Redding in the County. This parcel of Churn Creek Bottom land also has Sacramento River frontage containing a remaining piece of the original forested river margin. Riverland Open… Continue Reading
If only 22-year-olds Hannah Cain and Markis Grimes were born just a year later, their lives would be completely different. But as former foster kids who “aged out” at 18, the Redding couple missed the magic window to fully qualify… Continue Reading
Cycling in the Redding area appears to have reached a potential coming of age. About 150 miles of paved and unpaved recreational trails invite bicyclists in the Redding area, thanks to the efforts of the Bureau of Land Management, the… Continue Reading
LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK – The first 1.3 miles of the popular Lassen Peak trail opened Friday following a 10-day helicopter operation to haul rocks to the mountainside. The remaining 1.2 miles – from the Grandview area to the 10,457-foot… Continue Reading
Lassen Volcanic National Park will close its landmark Lassen Peak Trail and parking area Saturday night through Aug. 31 for multiple helicopter rock-hauls.
The work is part of the “Reach the Peak” project, an ambitious, 5-year, $2.4 million effort to restore and rehabilitate the popular trail to the 10,457-foot summit. California Conservation Corps and … Continue Reading
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has the most extensive nonmotorized trail system in our region, and it’s about to get even better. First, though, the National Park Service needs your assistance. Saturday, August 8, is “volunteer trail day” at Whiskeytown. Hardy… Continue Reading