The USGS, in partnership with the state of California and other institutions, has monitored Parkfield since 1985 to obtain a detailed record of fault behavior believed likely to culminate in a moderate earthquake.
Any free-living, granola-eating, tree-hugging central coast Californian worth their sea salt has been to Sykes.
Joshua Tree National Park is home to 50 miles of maintained hiking and horseback riding trails leading through three desert ecosystems, and is a mecca for serious hikers, backpackers and trail riders.
While fog can occur under a variety of circumstances, the northward-surge phenomenon–especially common in the summertime–has vexed California forecasters for years.
Paso Robles wine country on California’s Central Coast is a great alternative to Napa Valley.