Samantha Dacong waited in line with her father to board Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's newest ride on Friday morning. 'I was nervous,' the 12-year-old Sacramento girl said. One of the first people to experience the new ride, Samantha was strapped in as the Dare Devil Chaos Coaster began to swing back and forth before going on full rotations.
The state is in the fourth year of the worst drought in its history, with farmers in the Central Valley pumping so much groundwater from aquifers that the state is literally sinking -- and shrinking! But unlike temblors, tsunamis and catastrophic forest fires, droughts are slow-rolling disasters, and thus, according to conventional blockbuster wisdom, inherently uncinematic.
Following the scandal that erupted surrounding allegations that Josh Duggar molested young girls, including his sisters, when he was a teenager, the network is forced to pull yet another scandal-plagued reality show from its lineup.