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Changing terrain throughout Upper Bidwell Park

Changing terrain throughout Upper Bidwell Park

The problem with going down first is that the end of the hike will be uphill. Even knowing this ahead of time didn’t stop me from being a bit whiny as I trudged up the hill. Good thing no one was around me—I was that slow on this particular day. Some days are like...

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Ex-Canadian paramedic secures ambulance for Todos Santos

Ex-Canadian paramedic secures ambulance for Todos Santos

As a retired deputy chief and paramedic, Paul Charbonneau was beside himself when he saw a picture of a Todos Santos ambulance broken down along the side of the road. Thus began his quest to bring an ambulance from his home country of Canada to Baja California Sur....

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Todos Santos residents rally to stop dunes development

Todos Santos residents rally to stop dunes development

Updated Dec. 19, 2022 Rules are for other people seems to be the mantra when it comes to building on the dunes in the greater Todos Santos area. Another lot has a 5-foot green wire fence around the perimeter, with construction possibly starting this month. In a show...

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Bounty of Butte County ag tantalizes taste buds

Bounty of Butte County ag tantalizes taste buds

With agriculture being a multi-million dollar industry in Butte County, it’s no surprise those involved in it want to celebrate what they bring to the table. That is exactly what the Sierra Oro Farm Trail is all about. For $40 (the cost this year) people were able to...

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Happily Keeping Up-To-Date With COVID Vaccinations

Happily Keeping Up-To-Date With COVID Vaccinations

I’m continuing to follow science when it comes to protecting myself from getting COVID-19. I got the latest booster last month. Arm was a little sore the next day so tennis was a no-go, but I could still sit at my desk and work. So, not much of a negative reaction;...

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