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California Gas Prices Climb 50 Cents in 1 Month Ahead of Gas Tax Increase Slated for Summer

California Gas Prices Climb 50 Cents in 1 Month Ahead of Gas Tax Increase Slated for Summer

BY TRACY BLOOM Los Angeles County gas prices spiked again over the weekend, with the average price climbing about 10 cents a gallon to $3.88 as of Monday, the latest AAA figures show. That’s higher than California’s statewide average of $3.80 for a gallon of regular unleaded, which also happens to be the most expensive of […]

Santa Clara River breaks through McGrath State Beach sandbar

Santa Clara River breaks through McGrath State Beach sandbar

By George Miller There wasn’t a huge amount of rain over the weekend, but it was significant. In fact, it was enough to increase the Santa Clara river flow to break through the sandbar at the river mouth. This drained the lagoon which has been flooding the park facilities, rendering them unusable and damaging them.  Thanks to photographer Donna Hendricks […]