It is absolutely imperative that writers have Amazon reviews. Not only is it important to have them, it is necessary to reach the magic number of 50 reviews ASAP after your book launches. LEARN MORE

Why I am donating the proceeds of the sale of my novel Del Rio to Justice in Motion. In April 2018 when I was still living on my ranch in LEARN MORE

Spring is here and with its arrival comes a new baseball season. While there are five professional baseball teams in California: San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s, Los Angeles Dodgers, L.A.READ MORE

The impact of climate change is far-reaching. The global impacts of climate change include higher temperatures and an increased frequency of many types of natural disasters, such as storms, floods,READ MORE

The San Joaquin River is the longest of the Central Valley rivers, flowing 330 miles from its source located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains,READ MORE

Bakersfield, CA, Southern Gateway to the Central Valley, is famous for being home to country music giants, Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, creator of the “Bakersfield Sound.” At one time,READ MORE

There is geologic evidence showing that incredibly massive floods, called megafloods, have occurred in California every 100 to 200 years. These floods are caused by huge amounts of rainfall fromREAD MORE

As 2020 drew to a close, the number of COVID-19 cases throughout California continued to increase. The Central Valley has been especially hard hit. A surge in cases of COVID-19READ MORE

The Central Valley of California is approximately 450 miles long, running north from Bakersfield up to Redding, and about 60 miles at its widest, between the Sierra Nevada Mountain RangeREAD MORE

The Fresno Scraper was breakthrough technology that revolutionized the jobs of leveling fields, digging ditches for irrigation, and building roads. “Fresnos” were the brainchild of James Porteous, a Scottish immigrantREAD MORE