The National Weather Service (NWS) runs a system of WSR-88D Doppler radars across the USA, Guam and Puerto Rico. On our local northern California maps we often see a bright cluster of precipitation over Rio Vista CA, often on a sunny day with no rain. I’ve always thought that this was due to some local … [Read more…]
600+ Earthquakes recorded in the 24 hours ending 07/06/19 at 14:00 PDT CALIFORNIA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY INFORMATION STATEMENT U.S. Geological Survey Saturday, July 6, 2019, 10:42 AM PDT (Saturday, July 6, 2019, 17:42 UTC) COSO VOLCANIC FIELD VOLCANO (VNUM #323180) 36°1’48” N 117°49’12” W, Summit Elevation 7874 ft (2400 m) Current Volcano Alert Level: NORMAL Current … [Read more…]
By Dirty Matt Leonardo Traded for a small donation with Mr. Leonardo in Petaluma CA in 2018, a copy of an original 4 x 6 inches in ball point pen
By Dirty Matt Leonardo Traded for a small donation with Mr. Leonardo in Petaluma CA in 2018, original 4 x 10 inches in ball point pen.
Traded for a small donation with Mr. Leonardo in Petaluma CA in 2018, original 4 x 6 inches in ball point pen.
Sacramento Daily Union, October 2 1851. The echoes of the midnight air were awakened on Tuesday evening last, by an instrumental performance by the Miners Band of Downieville. We do not remember ever having heard in California music equal to that with which they regaled the few who were fortunate enough to be in the … [Read more…]
Sacramento Bee – Fertilizer on farm fields is a major source of California smog, researchers say By Dale Kasler And Ryan Sabalow
Sonoma Democrat, 12 November 1857 AFLOAT AND ASHORE. — It was feared in San Francisco last week (in which fears we truly shared) that Frank Sonle, Esp., had been lost in the brig J. B. Brown, which was wrecked at the mouth of the Albion river a short time ago. Happily, however, he turned up … [Read more…]
Well, I’ll be dimmed, who’d have thought that things like this would be happening on the open sea? In my brief 5 years on the main, I swear things like this never happened! SONOMA DEMOCRAT 19 November 1857 The P.M.S.S. Company. Give it to ’em.— The following from the Morning Call, gives a rather deplorable … [Read more…]
On September 11, 2016, our local newspaper published an article on the misadventures of the VERNA A II, a 56 foot fishing boat out of Fort Bragg, California. The article caught my fancy. A few days later, September 13, 2016, slightly more amusing article was published due to the efforts of its owner, Roy Underwood, … [Read more…]