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With international politics growing tense, the rising popularity of television broadcasts and the advancement of each winter sport, these games would be a major achievement for not only NorCal, but the entire United States. more

Feb 16, 2018 6:16 AM History

Feeding wildlife in Lassen Volcanic National Park is strictly prohibited. But I think we can make an exception for the 35th President of the United States. more

Jan 11, 2018 10:34 AM History

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The the 1950's, ambitious developers opened a two-person chairlift on Mt. Shasta that reached 9,200 feet and accessed nearly 1,400 vertical feet from the top to the base lodge more

Jan 9, 2018 9:50 AM History

The battle included two Native American tribes, the sheriff's department, gold miners, the famous writer Joaquin Miller and an instigator named Mountain Joe more

Jan 6, 2018 7:05 PM History

Although the town was known for its whiskey brawls and gunshot murders, it's truly a story of a man achieving the American Dream more

Jan 5, 2018 12:29 PM History

When Ishi emerged from the wilderness near Lassen Peak and into the modern world in 1911, he had no idea the impact he would have on the legacy of Northern California Native Americans more

Dec 6, 2017 1:48 PM History

Bumpass Hell in Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the most popular destinations in NorCal. But for the man that found the area, it ruined his life. more

Dec 2, 2017 11:18 AM History

Whiskeytown Lake from Visitor's Center

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Find out how Whiskeytown may have gotten its name, and learn a little more about the area's history... more

Nov 15, 2017 8:11 AM History

A D.C. socialite, the Gold Rush, shipping lines, San Francisco, Crescent City and Battery Point Lighthouse intertwine in history to reveal something about our NorCal origins. more

Nov 13, 2017 6:30 AM History

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Names almost always make for a good story, and Hat Creek is no exception. more

Nov 10, 2017 8:44 AM History 7 Comments

The accident still ranks as the largest hazardous chemical spill in California history more

Nov 3, 2017 8:39 AM History 1 Comments

This facility was adapted in the wartime years to shelter Japanese-American strikebreakers used against resisters at the main segregation camp and imprison Japanese-American dissidents more

Oct 19, 2017 8:37 AM History

Lassen Peak erupted from 1914-1917, an incredible event that was documented by local photographer J.B. Loomis more

Oct 14, 2017 8:36 AM History 3 Comments

400-feet underwater sits the relics of a once booming town in Northern California more

Oct 11, 2017 8:38 PM History

Learn about the history of one of our area's most notable legends, Bigfoot... more

Oct 11, 2017 6:00 AM History 3 Comments

Peering into the lives of the first non-Native people in Northern California, dreams, imaginings and real history clash in a bloody battlefield swirling in shadow... more

Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM History

A lot has happened at Lassen Volcanic National Park over the past 100 years more

Aug 13, 2017 9:10 AM History