RSS

Archive (past articles)

Dial1.jpg
NorCal Rides

Active NorCal

While no real men actually want to be seen as Hollywood-handsome tough guys with the power to control massive horsepower, ahem, while laughing danger in the face, motorcycles are likely to remain popular in the North State. more

Outdoors

The last thing busy moms need to hear is that we need to work out daily to remain healthy and better our chances for a longer life. Right, work out every day... more

Blog

Disc Golf Sign in Bidwell Park

Active NorCal

Most disc golf courses are free, and at Enterprise at least you’ll find some of the nicest people around doing their best to get new people into the game. Whether you’re three or eighty-three, there’s a spot for you out on the disc golf course. more

Sports

Fisherman on the Upper Sacramento

Craig Nielson

Fishing the October Caddis hatch on the upper Sac will always evoke images of maize hanging on front doors, pint-sized ghouls trudging door to door in search of treats and the sound of a trout scoring a treat of its own on the surface of the river. more

Outdoors

Tech inept old man

Active NorCal

The next time you are accused of being "tech-toodled" by some snot-nosed iGeneration know-it-all kid, you can tell them there's an App for that too. It's called "iKnow. more

Blog

Enterprise Park Disc Golf Course Hole

Active NorCal

If you're trying to get into disc golf in the North State there is a wealth of options in terms of courses to play. We've gathered a list of five local courses with brief descriptions of each. more

Sports

Ultimate Frisbee

Active NorCal

At Caldwell Park most Wednesday nights of the summer and fall you’ll find a group of passionate (and exceptionally talented) athletes darting across the field enjoying ultimate under the lights. more

Sports

Ultimate Frisbee

Active NorCal

Unfamiliar or new to the great game of Ultimate Frisbee? We got you covered. Here are some basic rules and regulations of the sport. more

Sports

Bento Box School Lunch

Active NorCal

Of course, some corners are meant to be cut. But the quality of the foods we serve our children should not be one of them. The problem is, who has time to worry about healthy lunches? more

Blog

Why not take a daytrip to one of the many national parks and recreation areas in the North State? We’ve compiled a list of five great daytrip spots that will satisfy your hunger for adventure. more

Blog

Summer has finally arrived along with our long anticipated season of fun in the sun. While we are pretty conscientious about turning on the sprinklers to keep our yard nice, some of us forget that our bodies have special hydration needs also. more

Blog

In the North State, the Shasta Magic, and coach Michael Gray are bringing kids and teenagers of all skill levels and circumstances together to play and learn the sport they love. more

Sports

As the mercury climbs into triple-digits of the summer season, keep in mind there are stimulating, active things you can be doing to keep cool. A day spent whitewater rafting is a day of fun and enjoyment not soon forgotten. more

Outdoors

10421162_724660057576462_1993475314528808957_n.jpg

Picasa

To truly see NorCal from the most stunning perspectives, try seeing these landmarks from the water. Grab a paddle and explore our area’s famous bodies of water in ways you have never imagined. Get into paddling sports with the Shasta Paddlers. more

Sports

Houseboat Dock at Bridge Bay

Active NorCal

Are you aware that we are in a severe drought this year? Yeah, I thought so. Fear not, since Shasta Lake still provides us with plenty of recreational water and miles of shoreline to participate in a NorCal time-honored tradition: houseboating. more

Outdoors 1 Comments

For a time, I wrote off rugby as simply a “tough guy” sport. I've come to learn that there’s much more to the game than just who has the biggest muscles and the highest pain tolerance. more

Sports

I never thought my first open water swimming experience in Whiskeytown Lake would lead me all over the world. If you have a passion for something, follow your heart and you never know where it will take you. more

Sports

In SUP class, you do yoga poses that make you remember what real stretching actually feels like. You don't get to tell yourself you "love nature" from the comfort of your living room. You are in nature. And if you're lucky, there are baby geese. more

Blog

See if you can guess this famous NorCal trout stream: It was once the southern-most river in the world where you could catch bull trout. Rainbows from this river were successfully shipped to New Zealand, South America and Europe in the 1880s. more

Outdoors

If pressed to describe Mount Shasta City resident Laurie Bagley in one word, it would be easy. Simply put, she is inspiring. Bagley is the sixth woman from the United States to summit the top of the world, Mount Everest. more

Blog