Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official said Monday.

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A Sacramento climber trying to become the oldest American ever to summit Mount Everest has posted a message on his blog, reassuring family and friends that he is OK after a deadly avalanche swept down a climbing route on the peak.
Two popular recreation areas along the south fork of the American River in El Dorado County will be closed two days next week for a weed-control project.
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This year’s whitewater recreation season will be surprisingly long and robust on a few Northern California rivers.

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