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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    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
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    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
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  • Best places to see early spring flowers in Northeast Ohio
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    04/19/2016 - 12:06 am | 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
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    02/17/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Best places to see wildflowers -- right now! -- in Death Valley National Park
    I answer: Wildflowers. OK, yes, stark, stunning landscapes. But, now, especially, wildflowers. Thanks to heavy rains that sparked flash floods in October and the late January moisture, Death Valley National Park and its surroundings are alive and blooming.
    02/7/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Top 5 Places to See Wildflowers in Monterey County
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  • Wildflowers | Furnace Creek Resort
    Wildflower bloom in Death Valley National Park. Despite the dry, hot summer conditions in Death Valley, springtime often brings a luscious bloom of colorful wildflowers.
    04/29/2016 - 3:23 am | View Website
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