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2014-07-25 08:24:05

Endless Adventure Awaits! REDDING, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the majestic region of northeastern California, abundantly scattered with lakes, rivers and mountains, is an unforgettable adventure: Shasta Cascade. Just two to three hours north of Sacramento and San Francisco, respectively, Shasta Cascade's bustling hub city of Redding is just the starting point for journeys into one of America's most spectacular and pristine regional destinations. Boasting 300+ days of...

2008-08-08 00:00:20

By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Eight firefighters and a pilot are presumed dead in the crash of a helicopter that had just picked up workers battling a blaze in a Northern California forest, officials said Wednesday.The helicopter had lifted off from a clearing in a remote, rugged region of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, said Jennifer Rabuck, spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service.The aircraft was carrying 11 firefighters and two crew members when it went down Tuesday...

2008-08-07 15:00:30

By TERENCE CHEA By Terence Chea and Marcus Wohlsen The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Eight firefighters and a pilot are presumed dead in the crash of a helicopter that had just picked up workers battling a blaze in a Northern California forest, officials said Wednesday. The helicopter had lifted off from a clearing in a remote, rugged region of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, said Jennifer Rabuck, spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service. The aircraft was carrying 11...

2008-08-06 18:00:03

By Niesha Lofing and Christine Vovakes, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 6--Nine people are dead in the crash of a helicopter carrying firefighters, FAA officials reported this afternoon. Four other people on board the Sikorsky S-61 military-style helicopter suffered burns in the crash, which was near the north end of the Buckhorn Fire, about 15 miles northwest of Junction City in Trinity County. The helicopter had picked up a group of firefighters about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Ian...

2008-08-06 15:00:27

Four U.S. Forest Service firefighters were in critical condition Wednesday after a helicopter crashed in Northern California. Two of the firefighters were transferred to the UC Davis Regional Burn Center, the Sacramento Bee reported. Two remained at a hospital in Redding. The Forest Service said that all the injured were in critical condition. The helicopter, a Sikorsky S-61, crashed in a remote area Tuesday evening near the Buckhorn Fire, part of the Iron Complex in Shasta-Trinity...

2008-07-18 03:00:27

White House Press Office 1-202-456-2580 Aboard Air Force One En Route Redding, California 1:55 P.M. EDT MR. STANZEL: Good afternoon, everyone. As you know, we're on our way to California to view some of the devastating fire damage that's occurred over the course of the past few weeks. I'll go ahead and go through the President's schedule, and we're joined today by FEMA Administrator David Paulison, who can talk about the overarching federal response to the fires, as well...


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Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.