Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water prevalent along our coastal beaches. If caught in a rip current, don't fight it! Swim parallel to the shore and then swim back to land at an angle.
A male snow leopard cub has been born at the Sacramento Zoo. This was the first pregnancy for the cub’s five-year-old mother, Misha, and six-year-old father, Blizzard, and the first snow leopard birth at the zoo since 2006.
The Merced County memorial for law enforcement officer who died on the job has a new name now that officers discovered a California Highway Patrol officer who was never honored. He and the others were honored on Monday, May 14, 2018.