These are some of the best and worst of my experiences during the decade-plus our family has lived in this ghost town – with a few of my favorite people/places/events from surrounding communities thrown in.
I have to admit, while sitting through the opening scene and listening to “Our state fair is a great state fair. Don’t miss it, don’t even be late …” I started wondering how I would write a decent review, with boring lyrics sung over and over again. Couldn’t Rodgers and Hammerstein do better than this?
Graduations are taking place; Father’s Day is this weekend; local swimming pools are open; and ice cream sales are up. Must be summertime! There’s much to do in the Sierra foothills, whether you’re looking for business or pleasure.
California’s Sierra Nevada range is 400 miles long and approximately 70 miles wide. Within those 28,000 square miles are many reasons to find a find a few acres (or more) and settle in. Why go on vacation when you already own a bit of paradise?
If you haven’t driven through the country lately, streams are gurgling and wildflowers are in bloom. Our foothills community calendars are bursting with springtime festivals and events you won’t want to miss.
California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to pass a ballot measure to make certain nonviolent felons eligible for early release. He scolded Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Sims in a voicemail for what he called a “malicious” mailer opposing the measure. The Sacramento Bee obtained the voicemail.
California Gov. Brown scolds Fresno County sheriff in voicemail
Mobile dairy brings ag life to students
El Capitan kicker Joseph Lema is kicking for a cause this season
Jonathan Collazo is ready for a big season at Stone Ridge