Outdoors

Outdoors

Waterproof backpack perfect for bike commuters

With spring weather coming, it's a good time to consider bike commuting. The warmer temperatures and added daylight offer great motivation to save miles on your car while getting in a great workout twice a day - and chances are you'll start the day with a smile on your face. Of course, the spring also brings showers, which means you should be prepared for that quick burst of rain. The Transit Waterproof Backpack by Showers Pass is a well-organized commuting backpack that helps keep all your stuff neat - and dry - no matter the conditions.

Outdoors

The busy girl's guide to eating healthy and staying fit

It seems like every day is a constant struggle when it comes to getting all of our responsibilities done. Between giving it our all at work and having a social life, there just never seems to be enough time for everything - let alone making healthy choices. We're constantly in awe of the girls who are not only able to balance a demanding career and time with friends but also make it to the gym on a regular basis.

Outdoors

Folsom’s Johnny Cash Trail to be completed in early fall

The second phase of Folsom’s Johnny Cash Trail will connect to an existing trail at Rodeo Park, providing access to the city’s Historic District and the American River Parkway. The trail also will serve as a setting for public art honoring the late country singer known for his 1968 concert at Folsom State Prison.

Hunting Fishing

Sam Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative

When you lean back in your chair and tilt your face to the sun, you can almost believe you're in Mazatlan. The sun's warmth seeps deep into your cheeks, and all you can smell is the sunscreen you smeared on earlier. You half-expect to look up and see a pelican gliding by.

Hunting Fishing

Best times for anglers

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.

Videos

Fremont Weir fish rescue underway in Yolo Bypass

State biologists spent Monday in the small channel below the Fremont Weir at the top of the Yolo Bypass trying to wrangle salmon, sturgeon and other fish that get stranded every year when floodwaters recede.
Ryan Sabalow The Sacramento Bee
Fremont Weir fish rescue underway in Yolo Bypass 1:05

Fremont Weir fish rescue underway in Yolo Bypass

American Mikaela Shiffrin wins at Squaw 1:35

American Mikaela Shiffrin wins at Squaw

Biologists rescue stranded fish on the Feather River below Oroville Dam 1:15

Biologists rescue stranded fish on the Feather River below Oroville Dam

New Sacramento park named in honor of city leader 1:49

New Sacramento park named in honor of city leader