Early spring is the sweetest time of year to see the California deserts painted in a colorful profusion of wildflowers. Here are five desert valleys that bloom in February, March or April each year. 1. Death Valley National Park It seems impossible that the...

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  • One flight closer to space tourismOne flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint
    California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
  • Family of assaulted Calif. teen who committed suicide planning legal action
    The attorney for the family of a California girl who committed suicide after she was sexually battered and then cyberbullied with a humiliating photo plans to file a civil action against the suspects Monday. More
  • Nevada's solution to Mental Health Issues - Put them on a bus to California with instructions to call 911 when they get there.Nevada's solution to Mental Health Issues - Put them on a bus to California with instructions to call 911 when they get there.
    By the time his Greyhound bus hissed to a stop on Richards Boulevard in Sacramento on the morning of Feb. 12, James Flavy Coy Brown was in a mild panic. It was 6:30 a.m., 15 hours and 11 stops after a taxi had scooped him up in front of Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas, where he had spent the previous 72 hours, and deposited him at a bus station. More
  • Long lines as Powerball arrives in CaliforniaLong lines as Powerball arrives in California
    When America got Powerball fever last November, Californians felt left out. Many asked friends in other states to buy tickets, and some even drove to the Arizona border when the jackpot for the multistate game reached $587.5 million. On Monday, Californians no longer had to worry about crossing state lines, because Powerball finally came to the state. More
  • Real Estate Scorecard Honors Big Canoe as 2015 Bliss Award Winner ... - Houston Chronicle
    ... in the Blue Ridge Mountains and one of the best places to retire in ... back to the early 1800’s. During the spring, wildflowers and ...
    03/2/2015 - 11:24 am | View Link
  • Can tourism end poverty in the most remote place in the world? - Bryan County News
    ... of the Pamir, known for meadows flecked with wildflowers and sheep ... So how do you bring poverty relief to one of the most remote places on ...
    03/2/2015 - 10:26 am | View Link
  • A toast to the coast - Adelaide Now
    A toast to the coast - Herald Sun
    03/1/2015 - 9:37 am | View Link
  • March Events for Campers in the National Parks - About
    ... in performing a species inventory of blooming wildflowers in Saguaro ... boards throughout the national preserve for times, places, and ...
    02/28/2015 - 9:41 am | View Link
  • An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the 60s and 70s Music Mecca - Huffington Post
    ... which in those days was one of the only places open around midnight. ... which was the rainy season then, a lot of wildflowers would spring up.
    02/27/2015 - 3:37 pm | View Link
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  • Off to see a wonderful waterfall
    It's a popular place for trout fishing. You can also look for wildflowers along the 1.9-mile-long Cabin Creek Trail. What sprouts – and what falls – are what author Timothy P. Spira mentions in a chapter on the Cabin Creek Trail in a new book featuring ...
    04/1/2015 - 10:29 am | View Link
  • Pen in Hand: Despite drought, some wildflowers persevere
    Despite yet another dry year for Southern California, there are still some wildflowers worth driving to see and photograph, since most people now carry a phone equipped with a camera in their pocket or purse. Interestingly, it's the desert and lower ...
    04/1/2015 - 6:14 am | View Link
  • Blauert on Outdoors: Great time to visit Knights Ferry, Striped Rock
    Unusually warm weather and drought conditions are starting to fade the typical signs of spring. If you want to see waterfalls or wildflowers this year, go sooner rather than later. At Knights Ferry on the Stanislaus River last weekend, the surrounding ...
    03/31/2015 - 7:41 pm | View Link
  • How to take great family photos in the wildflowers
    All of a sudden, you may have spotted signs of spring’s annual roadside attraction: our beloved Texas bluebonnets. If you’re like me, the gentle imagery associated with your grandmother’s favorite flower probably creeps into your consciousness ...
    03/30/2015 - 7:02 am | View Link
  • Columbia River Gorge reveals spring waterfalls, wildflowers: Make My Monday (photos)
    Does any big American city have a more beautiful place in spring so close at hand as the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is to Portland? I don't think so, though Seattle and San Francisco have it pretty scenic right in the city. Scores of ...
    03/30/2015 - 2:03 am | View Link
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  • The Wildflower Place
    hours : 7 days- 9.00am - 5.00pm. address: 453 The Entrance Road ERINA, NSW 2250
    04/1/2015 - 5:22 pm | View Website
  • Places to See California Wildflowers, Spring Blooms ...
    California wildflower, California Desert Bloom, Wildflowers, California Golden Poppies.
    04/1/2015 - 1:48 pm | View Website
  • Texas Wildflower Sightings
    A social website for Texas wildflower enthusiasts. Submit sightings of wildflowers. Search Texas wildflower sightings. Use our database and photos to identify Texas ...
    03/31/2015 - 9:05 pm | View Website
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation ...
    03/31/2015 - 7:32 pm | View Website
  • Photo Contest
    Celebrate Beautiful Roadsides Annual photo competition coming soon. Grab your cameras and get outdoors to photograph native plants and the open road.
    03/31/2015 - 6:49 pm | View Website
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