As Sacramento sizzles and you get the vacation giggles, here’s a visual guide to making your summer even better.
We will get to the best ways to survive our typical summer heat, but first let’s get you ready for summer travel in case you’re planning a getaway.
Never miss a local story.
If it’s Lake Tahoe or any of the mountain areas to where you’re headed, here’s something to keep in mind.
But don’t do this if you’re going to one of our national parks.
And please heed our rivers. River dangers increase in the summer heat. Here’s how to survive.
About that heat. Know how to take care of yourself, your pets and your plants.
If you’re looking for a break from the heat, this map might help.
Have fun watching the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Many people will dive into reading, either on vacation or around the pool or in the coolness of an air-conditioned house.
And, for heaven’s sake, have a cool drink.