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North Fork

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  • Yosemite fire: San Francisco water, power unaffected

    Crews are continuing to inspect and repair two powers stations serving San Francisco that were damaged by the Rim fire. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission was forced to shut down two of its three hydroelectric power station transmission lines...
  • Get lost on less than a tank

    Get lost on less than a tank
    Chicago-born author and environmentalist Sigurd F. Olson once wrote, "Wilderness to the people of America is a spiritual necessity, an antidote to the high pressure of modern life, a means of regaining serenity and equilibrium." For many of us, that...
  • West Virginia's North Fork Mountain is iconic, dry and home to rare plants and long views

    West Virginia's North Fork Mountain is iconic, dry and home to rare plants and long views
    JUDY GAP, W.Va. - North Fork Mountain is special. It ranks right up there with other iconic West Virginia landmarks: Blackwater Falls, Dolly Sods, New River Gorge and Gauley River. Peregrine falcons nest here and hikers can look down on vultures and...
  • Jerry Brown signs casino deal with Karuk tribe

    Jerry Brown signs casino deal with Karuk tribe
    SACRAMENTO -- California's second-largest Indian tribe could soon have its first casino under a deal signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The new compact allows the Karuk tribe to build and operate a gambling hall with up to 1,500 slot machines on a 10-acre...
  • Assembly approves off-reservation tribal casino

    SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) employed a little legislative arm-twisting to persuade lawmakers to pass a measure that would allow a Central California Indian tribe to open a casino just off a major state highway. The...
  • Take me to the Riverside

    Take me to the Riverside
    If you ever want to witness the convivial qualities of beer, look no further than the Riverside Market Cafe. It's tucked away in the enchanted but rough-around-the edges Fort Lauderdale neighborhood known as Riverside Park. You drive over a bridge and...
  • Voters may decide fate of Central Valley tribal casino

    Anti-gambling activists and Native American tribes that own some of the largest casinos in the state were unable to stop state lawmakers from approving a new casino deal in Madera County earlier this year. Now, they’re hoping state voters will...
  • Jerry Brown clears way for controversial new tribal casino

    SACRAMENTO -- A Central Valley Indian tribe has earned the right to build a new casino with 2,000 slot machines near the city of Madera, thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday. Brown’s action permits the North Fork Rancheria of...
  • No Good Reason To Sell Plum Island

    While plans to transfer the animal disease laboratory on Plum Island to Kansas are moving ahead, it's less likely that selling the island will help pay for the new laboratory, as Congress had hoped when it passed a law in 2008 calling for the sale....
  • The 1920s: Tensions, economic bust and hurricane slam booming city

    Perhaps in reaction to the heady, more innocent decade that preceded it, or as the result of a swollen population and unchecked growth, life in 1920s Fort Lauderdale became a little more wobbly, a bit more uncertain, characterized by great progress and...
  • For sale: 'The Hunger Games' District 12 town

    For sale: 'The Hunger Games' District 12 town
    If you have a spare $1.4 million -- are you listening Mega-Millions winners? -- you can buy the abandoned North Carolina village that portrayed Katniss Everdeen's hometown in "The Hunger Games" movie. Henry River Mill Village was built in the early...