Mar 5, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Lotus resident enters race for El Dorado County's District 4 supervisor seat
"I'm running for District 4 county supervisor because I want to preserve our rural lifestyle and secure our future with more jobs," Ranalli said in a written statement, announcing that he filed nomination papers Wednesday for the June 3 primary election.
Rare Purple Martin birds - and locals - return to Mount Umunhum outside San Jose
The purple martin bird, an iconic fixture of East Coast backyards, has a little-known Western hideout: the summit of Mount Umunhum in the Santa Cruz Mountains outside of San Jose - the former site of an Air Force surveillance center, and the future site of a recreational area.