Top Spots To See Spring Wildflowers In SacramentoThe Sacramento area is rich with opportunities to explore the glory of spring wildflowers, including bright bursts of wild hyacinth, miniature lupine, popcorn flowers, huge mule’s ears, Fremont's tidy-tips, white meadowfoam, deep rose sack clover and wild radish.
Man Convicted Of Shooting Officers In Nevada CountyA Northern California man has been convicted of assaulting a federal ranger and a California Highway Patrolman during a shootout near a remote campground last summer.
Wild Horses Help Break Inmates' Ways, Cut Into Recidivism In Sacramento County ProgramOne day 20 wild mustangs and burros will hopefully be adopted after being rehabilitated by convicted men and women who are also being rehabilitated at the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center in Elk Grove.
Man Indicted After Nevada County Shootout With Bureau Of Land Management Ranger, CHP OfficerProsecutors said a federal Bureau of Land Management ranger gave Cole a warning for driving his truck on a closed dirt road near the South Yuba River campground. The ranger then found a makeshift campground with two motorcycles, one of them reported stolen and the other with expired tags.
BLM To Remove Fewer Mustangs Across West The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.
Federal Protection Sought For Wild Horses In West Despite overall numbers in the tens of thousands, mustang advocates say the wild horse is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second time in 13,000 years and deserves protection under the Endangered Species Act alongside grizzly bears, the desert tortoise and humpback whales.
Sacramento County Inmates Will Help Break In Wild HorsesThe Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department will be the first county in the nation to work with the Bureau of Land Management to take in extra wild horses and use the inmates to train them.
California Couple Stuck In Mud For Two Days In OregonThe Douglas County sheriff's office says 73-year-old Charles Garton of Ridgecrest called Saturday night to report he was stuck behind fallen trees and about four miles short of Oregon 42, the highway leading to his destination on the Oregon coast, Coos Bay.