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
  • Prairie Days highlight NW Mo. native grasslands - Maryville Daily Forum
    Decades ago, millions of acres of wildflowers and grasses dominated the ... the site have never been plowed, and the topsoil in places is 40 inches
    06/16/2016 - 9:39 am | View Link
  • The coast is dear on Monterey Peninsula - Boston Herald
    ... where sheltered coves hug the coastline and wildflowers and vineyards ... Not to worry — there are plenty of places to pull over so even the
    06/12/2016 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • Mustard rules the world in spring - Herald Times
    And in that time, the plant has also moved to many places beyond its native ... There, it bullies our native wildflowers and usually overwhelms ...
    06/11/2016 - 9:37 am | View Link
  • Spring is a good time to take a close look at your woods - Gladwinmi.com
    ... mushrooms to vernal ponds and spring peepers to wildflowers such as ... Extension or Conservation District offices are good places to report
    06/8/2016 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • Scientists to descend on Grant Park for BioBlitz - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    ... dip into ponds in search of the aquatic insects living in those places. ... on plants of all sizes, from grasses, sedges, wildflowers and ferns ...
    06/7/2016 - 7:23 am | View Link
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  • Colorado's most patriotic places to visit for Fourth of July
    This Fourth of July, let’s celebrate Colorado’s great outdoors. With majestic 14,000-foot peaks, pristine rivers, dazzling blue alpine lakes and fields of wildflowers, Colorado has no shortage of beauty to showcase. But for this week’s Xplore ...
    06/30/2016 - 8:54 am | View Link
  • On the Road: Enjoy the quiet places along Lake Tahoe during summer
    Plenty of wildflowers, from crimson-red snow plant, purple Lupine and Indian paintbrush enlivened the trail. As we got closer to Mount Tallac’s snowfields, the views became even more dramatic. The thinning air and our relative lack of fitness precluded ...
    06/29/2016 - 5:48 pm | View Link
  • The best places to see California wildflowers this year -- thank you, El Niño
    Driving along the Monterey County coastline, I have to reach for my sunglasses on this cloudy spring morning. It's not sunshine that makes me squint. It's the ice plant that carpets the hillsides in full fuchsia bloom, shades so vibrant they almost hurt ...
    04/6/2016 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • The 5 Best Places to Spot Spring Wildflowers
    April showers bring May flowers, as the saying goes, and El Niño rains can bring on even more spectacular wildflowers than usual. So head to the desert, the mountains, or the coast to catch spring in all of its flowering glory. This winter’s above ...
    04/6/2016 - 7:04 am | View Link
  • Best places to see Arizona's wildflowers
    Growing up in Ohio I always feuded with winter, a cantankerous, disagreeable season. Since moving to Arizona, I’ve taken great delight in spending every February day I can rambling around the desert in shorts and T-shirt searching for signs of wildflowers.
    02/18/2016 - 6:01 am | View Link
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  • Arizona Spring Wildflowers: 6 Best Places to around ...
    Beautiful photos! I had never seen the spring wildflowers of the Arizona desert! These are great places to visit, especially for those looking for something fun to do ...
    06/28/2016 - 3:30 am | View Website
  • Best Places to See California Wildflowers in Bloom
    Find the best places to see California wildflowers - how to track the annual bloom, tips
    06/27/2016 - 12:00 pm | View Website
  • Wildflowers | Wildflowers Bed & Breakfast, Salt Lake City Utah
    1891 Victorian listed on National Register of Historic Places. Five rooms with prices and accommodation specifics. Nearby attractions, and directions and map.
    06/27/2016 - 3:24 am | View Website
  • Top 10 Places to View Wildflowers in Italy- Wildflower ...
    Wildflowers can be found in Italy twelve months of the year if you know when and where to find them blooming.
    06/26/2016 - 8:51 pm | View Website
  • Top 10 Places to See Spring Wildflowers in Arizona | See ...
    Who would guess that in the Spring, wildflowers bloom in profusion, even in the deserts areas of Arizona? Yet Arizona is famous for its yearly displays of
    06/26/2016 - 5:30 pm | View Website
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