California Outback Report: Planting High Hopes – Alturas Garden Club Offers Seed Exchange, Starters for Optimistic Gardeners

There are three sources for drama: Man vs. himself, man vs. man and man vs. nature. In Modoc County folks who want to grow their own veggies, herbs and flowers—immediately have access to a bountiful crop of drama: Facing off… Continue Reading


Prudhomme’s Paintworthy Places Within 3 Hours of Redding: Cedarville & Surprise Valley

Today we journey to the quaint town of Cedarville and spectacular Surprise Valley. It’s a three-hour drive from Redding via Highway 299 East, past Alturas and over Cedarville Pass. Surprise Valley is like old California was 100 years ago. The main town… Continue Reading