August 23, 2016 - 14:22
This is a continuing series about a mother-and-daughter thru-hike on the John Muir Trail (north to south) in the Sierra Nevada Mountains during Summer 2015. Previous installments and additional photos are online here.
Day 13: Friday, July 31
Sallie Keyes Lakes to Piute Creek Crossing
Our 4:30 a.m. wake-up...
August 22, 2016 - 20:32
1. Gas prices. The lowest price for gas this week is at Costco at $2.25 a gallon. Statewide the average price for gas is down about 25 cents in the past month. The average price of gas in California is about $2.64 per gallon; at this time in 2015, gas was costing California drivers $3.57. The average price...
August 22, 2016 - 20:25
The Aquarius full moon, a prenumbral eclipse (August 18), the Perseids, and five planets shining bright. The night sky is bustling with activity these days so, hey Three Rivers, turn off those outdoor lights and take a look at the night sky.
Air quality is being impacted by the Cedar Fire in Kern County as well...
August 22, 2016 - 20:19
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK
August 11— Rangers responded to a 16-year-old male experiencing shortness of breath at a roadside pullout in the Ash Mountain area. The patient was transported by ambulance to the hospital.
August 9— Rangers responded to Dorst Creek Campground for a report of a...
August 22, 2016 - 20:10
Woodlake High is in session for 2016-2017
When Woodlake Union High School’s 625 students returned to classes on Tuesday, Aug. 9, there was the usual first-day anticipation of who had who when and in which classes.
Ag Academy enters second year— For the 59 students who are enrolled in the second year of Woodlake’s...