Paris Jackson finds herself going on peaks and valleys seven years after her father’s death. Michael Jackson’s only daughter now 17, is entrenched in a semi-adult relationship with soccer player Chester Castellaw,18, whom she jealously guards, while talk of alcohol which has helped her weather emotional turbulence, causes foreboding among followers. Show More Summary
To the friends who asked: “Why Death Valley? What is there to do there?” I answer: Wildflowers. OK, yes, stark, stunning landscapes. But, now, especially, wildflowers. Thanks to heavy rains that sparked flash floods in October and the late January moisture, Death Valley National Park and its...
Inspired by the scorched desert landscape of Death Valley, it only made sense for CWST to travel to the location for its spring-summer 2016 campaign. Photographed by CWST designer Joe J. Sadler, model Paul Klein is the protagonist of the season. Show More Summary
The Paiutes of the Death Valley area of California have an interesting legend of the "Hav-Musuvs." These people were ancient of the Panamint Mountains area. These giants were said to exist there when the land was not parched as it is now, but was lush and filled with water. Show More Summary
Photo: Syrian refugee girl in a tent in the Jordan Valley Picture: UNICEF/Noorani 'All the money in the whole world can not erase the death of one child.' That was the sentiment of one delegate this afternoon at the Fourth International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria in London. Show More Summary
Just west of Death Valley, along a grimy string of semi-active mining settlements and the empty scrublands where the Navy tests explosives, right off the road, there’s a mounted bronze plaque and a dead tree. The plaque asks, “Have you found what you’re looking for?” The dead tree would just...
The Napa Valley estate that beloved funnyman Robin Williams built in 2003 and tried to sell before his untimely death in 2014 has finally sold.
First, there was just one insurgent. A single man jumping from behind a boulder, screaming "Allahu Akbar!" Staff Sgt. Robert Miller killed the man instantly. Then, the valley erupted. More than...
Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and the Black Death.
If you love California wildflowers, it's not too early to go to Death Valley. Desert golds and sand verbena started popping up in early January at lower elevations on the south side of the national park. Some say this year's El Niño rains could mean an epic season after paltry blooms in recent...
On Monday night, death almost showed up on Jamie Foxx's literal doorstep when a pickup truck crashed in front of his house in Hidden Valley, California (not the ranch dressing place, but also not too far from the Santa Barbara spot that gave the dressing brand its namesake). Show More Summary
Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Yosemite, Death Valley and all national parks and forests are free on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The slain civil-rights leader would have turned 87 years old on Jan. 15. Fees are waived at national parks and forests that charge entrance fees on Monday...
Lawrence Phillips, the former NFL player facing murder charges was found dead early Wednesday in his cell at the Kern Valley State Prison, he was 40 years old. According to the press release his death is being investigated as a suspected suicide. Show More Summary
Former NFL player Lawrence Phillips was found dead early Wednesday morning at Kern Valley State Prison in California, authorities said. He was 40 years old. The death is being investigated as a suspected suicide. The former Nebraska star, who played for the St. Show More Summary
Lawrence Phillips, the ex-NFL star & former Nebraska RB was found unresponsive in his cell at Kern Valley State Prison. Officials at Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) are investigating the death of inmate Lawrence Phillips as a suspected suicide. The incident occurred at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, when staff conducting security checks found Phillips, […]
How will he enter the stadium for the national championship?
One of these days, we’ll get it right. One of these days, we will understand that we must move as aggressively as possible towards clean energy. One of these days,...
Samuel Ryan See grew up in California's Central Valley where he attended California State University in his hometown of Bakersfield. After acquiring his Bachelors of Arts Degree, See earned a Ph.D from the University of California, Los Angeles. Show More Summary
By STEVEN ZECOLA Most people would agree that the number of cures for debilitating and costly illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and cancer have been too few and far between. To address this issue, the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which now resides in the U.S. Senate
Mississippi River Valley flooding has already caused the deaths of at least 18 people in Missouri and Illinois. The water is expected to rise to an all-time high, according to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.