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NorCal 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

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

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

We are going to explore the history and development of NorCal over the past 32 years with Google Timelapse more

Dec 12, 2016 12:29 PM

Getting enough of the NorCal destination that President Theodore Roosevelt dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World," isn't possible. more

Oct 14, 2016 11:30 AM Outdoors

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Considering its place adjacent to the recently added Lake Redding Bridge, you might overlook Redding’s storied Diestelhorst Bridge... more

Mar 16, 2015 11:55 AM History 2 Comments