What’s the Safest City? SF, LA, or Fresno?

Fresno is a "safer" place to live than either San Francisco or Los Angeles, according to WalletHub. The personal finance website went beyond crime statistics in its "Safest Cities in America" ranking of 182 ...
Photo of the South Fork of the Kings River in Kings Canyon National Park

Locals Gear Up to Keep Kings River Water

Just as they did more than two generations ago, Kern County farmers are looking to another Central Valley river to the north to refill their groundwater shortfall. But this time around, natives in the Kings ...
Photo of the view from Gaylor Peak down to the east side of Tioga Pass during winter

Caltrans Closes 3 More Sierra Passes for Winter

Heavy snow has caused the California Department of Transportation to close several more passes through the Sierra Nevada for the winter. The closures implemented Monday are Sonora Pass on State Route 108, Moni...
A photo of pedestrians enjoying "walk night" on Christmas Tree Lane

First Christmas Tree Lane Walk Is Tuesday

Christmas Tree Lane opens at 6 p.m. with a walk night Tuesday — meaning it's exclusively for pedestrians and closed to motor vehicles. Admission is free, but donations are accepted to view the 140 homes and ...