The California International Marathon got an early and cold start Sunday in Folsom as runners braved the conditions and supporters bundled up.
After the orange harvesting ends for the day and the sun sets, the toughest part of John S. Gless’ day is just beginning: a desperate fight to stave off a cold spell threatening to destroy his citrus crop.
Officials say temperatures in the citrus-rich San Joaquin Valley dropped to the low 20s overnight, but it was too early to tell whether there was any crop damage.
The small fire’s flames on the Burgeson Family Citrus Orchard in Newcastle has a big job to do, calming the nerves during this series of frosty nights.
Homeowners beware: skunks are on the prowl looking for a place to stay warm as the weather gets colder. And one Fair Oaks couple found out just how far those stinky little creatures will go to get out of the cold.