Redwoods Under Fire from Poachers

(CNN) –┬áTree poaching conjures up the lawless Amazon jungle, but America’s magnificent redwood forests now face a piecemeal but steady assault by poachers too, California officials say.┬áThieves are cutting massive chunks from the base of the champion trees, which are the tallest on Earth and are up to 2,000 years old. While state officials say … Continue reading »

6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Near Eureka

NEAR EUREKA, CALIF. — The United States Geological Survey says a 6.9 magnitude earthquake rumbled the ground last night shortly before 10:30pm. The epicenter was located 50 miles west of Eureka, California. The tremor was felt across Southern Oregon at 10:18pm Sunday night when the earthquake struck. Emergency Management in Eureka says no damage has … Continue reading »