2016 schedule: Free Entrance Days for California’s National Parks

The National Park Service recently released their list of the free entrance days into the National Parks during the calendar year of 2016. According to NPS.gov, visitors can visit these amazing parks for free on the following days: January 18: Martin… Read More

Upper Big Falls closed for safety, Rise in injuries

Starting October 8, San Bernadino National Forest Service officials have decided to close Upper Big Falls for at least one year to look into safety measures due an increase in injuries. This waterfall is a popular tourist and hiker destination in Forest Falls. San… Read More

Shark experts surprised over great whites along California coast

A large cluster of around 20 great white sharks has been seen just off shore near Pacifica and San Francisco by the U.S. Coast Guard. This has raised concerns about the safety of local wind surfers, swimmers, and kayakers. Many of… Read More

El Niño brings very poisonous snake to California’s shore

At least one Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake, known as “incredibly venomous,” has been seen at Silver Strand Beach near Oxnard. A local environmental group says it was probably brought to land by El Niño. The snake, which hasn’t been seen in California… Read More

What is the most Instagrammed location in California?

With over 300 million monthly users, Instagram is one of the most popular Social Media platforms on the Internet. It’s estimated that roughly 20% of all Internet users have an Instagram account. So, it’s easy to see why Instagram is a… Read More

California bans selfies on fish and wildlife land

Well, people, it’s come to this: state and federal lands are actually having to tell people to not take selfies regarding fish and wildlife. Yep. You’ve probably heard all about how people’s obsession with selfies prevented sea turtles from nesting in… Read More

Google’s air-mapping Street View cars make it to California

Google’s Street View cars aren’t just for taking photos: apparently some are also mapping air quality. Yesterday, Google announced that the program is spreading to San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Central Valley regions of the state, according to TheVerge.com. High concentrations… Read More

Eight animal species in California move toward protected status

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that eight species of animals in California have now gotten one step closer to being protected as either endangered or threatened. Two are in the San Bernardino Mountains alone: the California spotted… Read More