Explorations in Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Donna Ikenberry
February 25, 2013

My mom used to despise the desert. She loves all shades of green haunts, and dreary, rainy skies. So it was a surprise when she agreed to take a drive with me through Southern California’s Joshua Tree National Park. Joshua Tree National Park I had been boasting to her about Joshua Tree and all its... Read more »

Northern California’s Wild Rivers Coast

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

Jeff Crider
December 26, 2012

Before buying Kamp Klamath, a secluded campground two miles off U.S. Highway 101 on Northern California’s Wild Rivers Coast, Aaron Funk lived a life of adventure in Mexico. After studying geology and archaeology at Oregon State University, Funk spent several years in Baja California, where he did his... Read more »

Lake Tahoe: Jewel of the Sierras

Enjoying Lake Tahoe

Gary Wescott
December 12, 2012

The sky was so blue it almost hurt my eyes as it framed snowcapped peaks across the mirror surface of Lake Tahoe, located along the border between California and Nevada. I brushed a little powder off the step of our RV and shuffled through the squeaky snow to disconnect our electrical cords and start... Read more »

Mining in Boron, CA in the Mojave Desert

Traditionally the favorite event of the annual Death Valley 49ers Encampment, the Wagon Train, usually made up of a dozen or more wagon teams, undergoes a 100-mile desert trek

Jim Couper
September 10, 2012

It’s not often that a town of just 2,250 hardy inhabitants has two museums devoted to the same subject. The town is Boron, Calif., in the Mojave Desert, not far from Death Valley National Park, and the subject is boron, a mineral mined in an open pit just outside of town. What could be duller than... Read more »

California City Tables Decision to Tax RV Park

Durango RV Resort

July 25, 2011

Durango RV Resort Whether Durango RV Resort will pay transient occupancy tax (TOT) to Red Bluff, Calif., is still undecided after the City Council voted Tuesday (July 19) to table a decision to amend the TOT ordinance to explicitly include recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds. According to the... Read more »

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