Mount Shasta, called "the Woodstock of spirituality," has long been a mountain of mystery, attracting an assortment of spiritual questers. The believers come by the thousands, searching and exploring the giant peak’s myth and magic. They come from around the world, from more than 50 countries, to explore the giant peak, 14,180 feet tall and 17 miles across.
The reconstruction of Oroville Dam’s flood-control spillways is underway. California officials vow the structures will become stronger and safer than ever. As part of the work, crews are using controlled blasts to break up the ground.
Harry Styles, singer-songwriter of One Direction fame, has listed this contemporary-style home in Hollywood Hills West for sale at $8.495 million. And Travis Barker of Blink-182 fame just bought a Mediterranean home on a private street in Calabasas for $2.825 million.
The Department of Water Resources are using controlled blasting methods to break up intact rock on the slopes along the damaged gated flood control spillway at Oroville Dam. Crews report they're a week ahead of schedule, which is important with a wet season deadline that's just months away.
The wet winter provided plenty of rain for grass to grow tall in fields and along parkways. Now the high grass is turning brown and firefighters are responding to extinguish the blazes before they reach structures. Sacramento Fire Department firefighters on Tuesday put out a grass fire along railroad tracks in the 3500 block of Florin Road. A helmet cam captured images of firefighters laying hose, spraying water and tending to hot spots.
We traveled up Highway 1 in Big Sur on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to get an up-close look at the massive Mud Creek Slide, about 9 miles north of the Monterey County/San Luis Obispo County line. What Caltrans had hoped would take weeks to fix will probably take months, officials said.