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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    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
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    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 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
  • 10 best small cities for families
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    10/12/2017 - 6:30 pm | View Link
  • The Ozark Mountains: Top 5 Places for Nature Lovers
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    10/10/2017 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • The 9 Most Hands-Down, Drop-Dead Gorgeous Photogenic Places In Italy
    Castelluccio abuts Monti Sibillini National Park, and from May through August, the town rises like a phoenix from a dreamy sea of poppies, daffodils, violets, wildflowers and grazing sheep and cows. The magical city of Venice, set “afloat” on teal ...
    10/10/2017 - 12:45 am | View Link
  • Best places to see Arizona's wildflowers
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    02/18/2016 - 6:01 am | View Link
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  • Urban Dictionary: Wildflower
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    10/18/2017 - 3:02 am | View Website
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  • Wildflowers of Western Australia
    Photographs and information on Wildflowers of Western Australia
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