Up on the ridge in Paradise lives a blues music legend named Leslie ‘Lazy Lester’ Johnson, originally from South Louisiana, where he built his legendary music career as one of the key creators of the swamp blues sound in the ‘50s.
Nothing against the miniscule and dainty, which are beautiful in their own way, but the more immense, the more ancient things – these demand our attention.
Travel on the bucket list? Intrepid world travelers and not-so-savvy first-time adventurers have a lot to think about before launching from home.
For many North State residents, Lassen Park brings to mind green meadows with spring wildflowers in bloom, summer camping and leisurely kayaking at Manzanita Lake. But in the winter, a hush descends upon the park, and the trees are trimmed in white.
Famous folks (Howdy Clint Eastwood!), colorful personalities, the interesting, the odd, the historical, the surprising, the trivial, and even things that might make you go hmmm—they’re in abundance here in the North State.
Mistletoe is a pushy parasite—an opportunistic plant that sinks its roots into trees. The version common on North State oaks spreads by birds excreting seeds on branches.
Picture this: it's a cold December night, Christmas is near and your family is looking for a way to get in the holiday mood. You make your way to the Glenn County fairgrounds in Orland and
are greeted with the largest holiday light display north of Sacramento.
The California Honeydrops, an Oakland-based band, got their start playing for audiences commuting by train.
A lot of people are in the know when it comes to art and culture in Redding, whether it’s holiday traditions like “A Cascade Christmas” and Shasta High’s Madrigal Dinner or where to grab a bite to eat and catch some live music.
Soon, some 20,000 California Gray Whales will begin their Pacific Ocean commute fro Alaska to northern Mexico, and they'll pass right by MacKerricher State Park in Fort Bragg.