Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water prevalent along our coastal beaches. If caught in a rip current, don't fight it! Swim parallel to the shore and then swim back to land at an angle.
At the end of their lifecycle, many salmon that reach the Nimbus Fish Hatchery are killed for spawning, then their carcasses are frozen and shipped for processing. The salmon will be distributed to food banks to help needy families during the wint
Colfax Station Commander Ty Conners used charcoal and watercolor to paint this portrait of a Native American for a charity auction to raise money for the Colfax Skate Park. Potential bidders can head to the Sheriff's Office's Facebook page until n
Every year, fall-run Chinook salmon run up the Feather River to spawn. Near the end of their journey, they congregate in an oxygen-rich deep pool fed with water from the Thermalito Afterbay, a small reservoir below Oroville Dam. Here, anglers gath
Yosemite National Park has posted a video to help visitors better experience the natural attraction. Among the park’s ideas for getting the most out of a trip to the area is to explore some of the gateway communities just outside the park for oppo
Yosemite National Park posted a video on Tuesday of two rangers showcasing their musical skills outside the park's Visitor Center. Do you recognize the tune? It's a traditional North American folk song called "Julianne Johnson" (circa 1840-1860),
Ever walk through a gap in a huge tree that has fallen across a path? In a big snow year like this one, many trees have fallen on trails in Yosemite National Park. What happens next? Crews bring out the crosscut saws, because chainsaws are prohibi
CalFire offers tips to build a safe campfire, including keeping flammable material away from the fire for a minimum of five feet in all directions, have a shovel available to prepare and extinguish campfires, have a responsible person in attendanc