Northern California

A rare slice of bucolic California coastline, only an hour south of San Francisco, lists for $25M

A vast expanse of bucolic California coastline, only 40 miles south of San Francisco, could be yours for $25 million.<p>The 414-acre Bolsa Point Ranch adjacent to the Pigeon Point Lighthouse in Pescadero offers the opportunity for an Instagram-worthy California lifestyle with verdant farmland rolling …

San Francisco

The Best American Whiskey From Places You'd Least Expect

Kentucky has its bourbon. And Tennessee proudly has its own take on the American spirit. But these days, great whiskey is coming from all corners of the country. In fact, some of the best new products on the shelf today are from states (cities, even) that you’d never think to associate with …

Whiskey

Ask Amy: Overindulged daughters suffer from affluenza

<i>Dear Amy: I am in a relationship with a man who has two daughters, ages 9 and 10. At the end of his marriage, he and his wife filed for bankruptcy, partly due to her shopping addiction.</i><p><i>Her spending doesn’t appear to have changed, and I’m worried about how it’s affecting her children, now and in the</i> …

Lifestyle

Trending on The Organized Home: Going North

This week, design-worthy storage solutions from up north (Maine, northern California, and more). Here are some highlights.<p>More of this week’s most …

Home

Buckling Down Means Saying Goodbye: Staying NoBo on the PCT

Somewhere around South Lake Tahoe, it seemed most of my friends were suddenly getting off trail. The vibe of the trail is changing daily, and I’m …

Hiking

Israel Will Fund Evangelical Bible Program In West Bank Settlement

The Education Ministry has begun to provide state funding for a Bible-based leadership training program developed by Christian evangelicals in the …

Israel

4 Places to Find Last-Minute Scholarships

Only a few weeks — or maybe even days — remain until college campuses reopen, but there may still be time to get a scholarship and reduce the amount …

College & University

Where to Go to See Beautiful Fall Foliage in Northern California

Despite what many may think, Northern California is a marvelous place to see fall colors appear as the seasons change. Miles and miles of forests, …

Hiking

Ferguson Fire reaches full containment; Ranch, Carr fires continue in California

The Ferguson Fire, which killed two firefighters and interrupted peak-season tourism around Yosemite National Park, is over after burning for 36 days in northern California.<p>Fire crews reached full containment late Saturday night, though Sierra National Forest officials said Sunday that smoke will …

National Parks

Meet The Porsche 959SC, Canepa’s 800-Horsepower ‘Classic Hypercar’

The history of the Porsche 959 has been well-documented numerous times over, so I won’t attempt to climb that entire mountain today—a quick …

Roads

Sunday Sounds: Styx Holds Benefit Concert For California Wildfire Relief

BY ANNA PULLEY<p>In response to the massive Carr fire that has swept through Northern California, Styx is making a donation of up to $15,000 to the …

Drums

Players We’re Hyped About: Safety Bennett Williams

A 2-star cornerback from Northern California with just one Power 5 offer, Bennett Williams’ performance last season was nothing short of …

College Sports

Class of 2019 West Region states

<b>CLASS OF 2019 RANKINGS:</b> Rivals250 | State | Position | Team<p><b>CLASS OF 2020 RANKINGS: Rivals250 | State | Position</b><p>In the final updates for the latest …

College Football

What’s that bug? New Northwest field guide makes it easy to find out

Washington expert waded bogs, dissected rotting logs and combed fleas from a mountain beaver in his 14-year survey of Northwest insects.

Insects

Get rid of the strike-zone box

I was checking my Twitter feed while bathing the other afternoon — I installed an umbrella-type device near the showerhead to protect my iPhone from absorbing any errant shower water — when I came across a simple, sublime sentiment via tweet by veteran Northern California journalist Andy …

California

Video released of California fire tornado that killed firefighter

Authorities say a gigantic, searing tornado of flame killed a firefighter helping people evacuate in California. The 2,700-degree funnel of smoke and …

California

Too Early To Panic?

Here is a stat that you don’t need the PFF tribe to dig up, but it may be equally alarming.<p>Running back and second-round pick Ronald Jones has a …

California

Climate change is helping crank up the temperatures of California’s heat waves

California suffered through its hottest July on record, while August has pushed sea-surface temperatures off the San Diego coast to all-time …

Climate Change

Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Attacked Sister with Knife in Culver City

A brother stabbed a sister before allegedly lunging at police officers, who opened fire and killed the man on Saturday afternoon in Culver City.At …

Culver City

No Changes Coming to State Wildfire Liability Law This Year

Pacific Gas and Electric Company crews work to restore power near fire-damaged Cardinal Newman High School on October 14, 2017 in Santa Rosa. An …

Wildfires

Remembering Katrina - CBS News

Rebuilding<p>10 years later, New Orleans still recovering from KatrinaPlayVideo<p>Hurricane Katrina photographer: New Orleans on road to …

New Orleans

20 great Northern California wine and beer events in September and beyond

<i>CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing these photos on a mobile device</i><p>Summer is coming to a close, but harvest lies just ahead. Clearly it’s …

Wine

Tick bite only briefly slows student on a mission to help others facing hardships

Four years ago, Caitlin Corrigan-Orosco was laid up in a hospital bed, barely conscious while her internal organs struggled to function after she was …

Long Island

PBR PLUS

2018 Area Code Games: Monday Notebook<p>Nathan Rode<p>LONG BEACH, CA—The 2018 Area Code Games kicked off Monday morning at Long Beach State’s Blair Field …

Chicago White Sox

Amid U.S. Amateur, Pebble Beach prepares for the Open

PEBBLE BEACH — Most of the world’s top amateur players migrated to this oasis of golf the past week. They largely sailed below the radar, amid …

Golf

Firefighters declare full containment of blaze burning near Yosemite

The Ferguson Fire that consumed nearly 100,000 acres of Mariposa County and shrouded spectacular Yosemite Valley for much of the summer in clouds of smoke was declared 100 percent contained on Sunday.<p>Firefighters will continue to battle “interior islands of vegetation that will continue to ignite,” …

Forests

Deadly, 40,000-foot fire tornado revealed in new videos

Harrowing new footage released by California's firefighting agency Cal Fire reveals the massive fire tornado that led to the death of a firefighter …

Weather

This $60,000 ice cream is the most expensive in the world — here's what you get

The most expensive ice cream in the world costs $60,000. To try it, you have to fly to Tanzania — but it's a pretty cushy trip. You'll fly first …

Ice Cream

SF whaling crews lived to regret it, if they lived

The previous Portals described how a young man named Walter Noble Burns, while eating breakfast in a San Francisco restaurant in the late 19th …

San Francisco

Cougar Mom, Cubs Captured On Video To Make Humans Better Neighbors

"Living with Lions" project hopes that the more people know about the apex predators, the more they'll respect them.<p>A Northern California animal project has captured a mother mountain lion and her chirping 11-day-old cubs in their den on a breathtaking video in an effort to make humans more …

Wildlife