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Ladybugs form aggregation at Paradise Lake

Ladybugs form aggregation at Paradise Lake

While ladybugs are usually solitary critters, that is not true during the winter months. “Scientists believe ladybugs aggregate to regulate their internal body temperatures, share mates, enhance their defense, and share resources. Inside these aggregations, movement...

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Life of cyclist forever remembered along bike path

Life of cyclist forever remembered along bike path

It’s sad when someone has to die for them to be publicly honored. It’s even more sad that it takes multiple deaths to bring about infrastructure improvements. Such was the case for Brad Koehly and the Midway bike path that connects Chico and the town of Durham. The...

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Diversity lacking throughout the ski industry

Diversity lacking throughout the ski industry

Diversity and skiing are two words that do not go well together. That’s because the industry is still dominated by white people. Sierra-at-Tahoe and California are doing much better attracting people of color than the country as a whole. Sierra last ski season...

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Rains create magnificent waterfalls at Table Mountain

Rains create magnificent waterfalls at Table Mountain

  A four-waterfall hike in one outing? You betcha. Table Mountain in Oroville is one of Mother Nature’s marvels, boasting of more than a dozen waterfalls depending on the season. Because these waterfalls are not snow fed, their robustness ebbs and flows...

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