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bob wick

There has been 156 million acres of federal land entrusted to the states over the years - 110 million of those acres were sold to private companies more

Dec 14, 2017 1:41 PM Blog

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Photo/Phil Friedman Outdoors

CalTrout announced that it was awarded a grant of $1.8 million for fish restoration and passage projects in California more

Dec 14, 2017 10:41 AM Blog

Researchers have known that mountains shrink and grow for some time now, but they always believed it was due to tectonic movements more

Dec 14, 2017 10:03 AM Blog

We are counting down the 20 most popular articles from Active NorCal in 2017! more

Dec 12, 2017 1:54 PM Blog

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Photo/JoyridesOfAmerica.com

It's claimed to have been created by local children in the late 1800's as a language game which enabled them to speak freely in front of elders without being understood. more

Dec 11, 2017 1:52 PM Blog

Did Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller dive off of Burney Falls during the filming of one of the first Tarzan films in the 1930s? more

Dec 7, 2017 12:32 PM Blog 1 Comments

There were 17 skydivers and one pilot on the small Cessna 208 that day more

Dec 7, 2017 9:12 AM Blog 1 Comments

We don't have any significant precipitation forecasted for the Mt. Shasta area in the near future! Bummer. more

Dec 6, 2017 4:03 PM Blog 1 Comments

Back by popular demand, the Active NorCal email is coming back to your inbox in the form of the NorCal Beat more

Dec 6, 2017 2:56 PM Blog

What is a Lemurian? How did the theory of Lemurians begin? And why do people think Lemurians are living inside Mt. Shasta? We investigate... more

Dec 5, 2017 3:34 PM Blog 1 Comments

The move to electric buses will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by almost 900 thousand pounds a year and save about $150 thousand on maintenance and operating costs. more

Dec 5, 2017 1:43 PM Blog

From waterfall enthusiasts and hikers, to extreme athletes and "yoga queens," we've compiled the best 10 Instagram accounts to get the full NorCal experience more

Dec 5, 2017 11:06 AM Blog

Over 100 years ago, writer Mark Twain observed the case of some "incredibly weird" flies in Mono Lake, near Mammoth Lakes, California more

Nov 30, 2017 9:31 AM Blog

This weekends supermoon is going to be amazing. Find out the 5 best places in NorCal to see it more

Nov 29, 2017 11:16 AM Blog

“Such corrosion was responsible for the degradation and ultimate failure of the steel reinforcing in parts of the original gated spillway.” more

Nov 28, 2017 2:49 PM Blog 3 Comments

Venturing out of the wilderness and finding an adventure in the city is always necessary to bring everything into perspective more

Nov 28, 2017 2:07 PM Blog

Is there a prehistoric creature living in a cave in the lake? Are the hundreds of dead bodies preserved at the bottom? We investigate. more

Nov 28, 2017 12:12 PM Blog

We live in NorCal, which means spending a day in the woods finding and cutting down your own Christmas Tree is a time honored tradition more

Nov 26, 2017 11:15 AM Blog

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Aniket Deole

I have to assume that if this fee hike is successful in creating revenue for the park service, they could easily expand these fees to the smaller parks more

Nov 26, 2017 10:35 AM Blog 3 Comments