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
  • Tour the Cuyamacas from creek to peak in just one hike - San Diego Reader
    In places, Rancher’s fiddleneck and owl’s clover carpet the ground with thousands of blooms. ... Wildflowers are best March through June.
    11/25/2015 - 6:03 am | View Link
  • UCLA faculty voice: Ten environmental reasons to be thankful - UCLA News
    ... the peregrine falcon is thriving, and even small wildflowers such as ... 10. Lastly, thriving nature can be found in the most unlikely places.
    11/24/2015 - 8:40 am | View Link
  • As Beekeepers Lose More Hives, Time For New Rules On Pesticides? - NPR
    Major report launched to save bees and pollinators across 50+ ... - Malta Independent Daily
    11/24/2015 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • ‘The Gnomist,’ a film about Overland Park’s path to kindness, ... - KansasCity.com
    Kelly Fisher found solace in few places. ... before passersby started leaving tiny house-warming gifts inside, such as wildflowers, golf balls and
    11/21/2015 - 6:37 am | View Link
  • New Audubon Center adds to ecotourism attractions - Mississippi Business Journal
    ... by the large birding community, like to travel to places where they can ... and butterfly garden, a meadow with native wildflowers and grasses, ...
    11/19/2015 - 3:44 pm | View Link
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  • Find out where the 10 must-see places to visit in 2016 are
    When to go: May to June for the wildflowers and greenery; July and August for the clear skies (though always be prepared for some rain) and warm temperatures; September and October for fall foliage.
    11/25/2015 - 2:13 am | View Link
  • Garden: Best plants, places of 2015
    BEST PLACE FOR NATIVES For the best selection in native wildflowers for Wisconsin, nothing beats Stone Silo Prairie Gardens, De Pere. With hundreds of varieties of natives for all seasons at excellent prices, you'll find everything you need in one location.
    11/13/2015 - 3:02 am | View Link
  • Artists exploring favorite places
    Her solo exhibition is titled “Mapping the Walk” and consists of a series of gouache, graphite and ink drawings that document the wildflowers that grow along an ancient 5th century B.C. footpath on the Island of Kea, Greece. With the threat of the path ...
    11/10/2015 - 6:04 pm | View Link
  • 5 Best Places to Stop and Smell The Wildflowers
    Photos are courtesy of their corresponding parks. Every spring and summer across the country, grasslands, rolling hills, and prairies come alive with the colors of wildflowers. The following list, although not all-encompassing, showcases some of the best ...
    03/9/2015 - 6:01 pm | View Link
  • Best Places to See Wildflowers Around the United States
    Despite record-breaking low temperatures still shocking the Midwest, South and Northeast of the United States, spring is actually right around the corner. As temperatures warm, wildflowers will pop up across the country, from California's deserts to the ...
    03/5/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Hood River County Visitor Guide
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    11/25/2015 - 11:33 am | 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 ...
    11/25/2015 - 8:12 am | View Website
  • Best Places to See California Wildflowers
    Find the best places to see California wildflowers - how to track the annual bloom, tips
    11/25/2015 - 7:01 am | View Website
  • Minnesota Wildflowers:
    Minnesota Wildflowers: A Project for Environmental Justice. Here you'll find photos and information about wild plants that grow in Minnesota, both native and non-native.
    11/25/2015 - 5:42 am | View Website
  • Western Australia's Wildflowers
    From June to September, see more than 12,000 wildflower species blooming across WA. See whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef. Visit Kalbarri National Park.
    11/24/2015 - 9:43 pm | View Website
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