A woman walks along Stage Coach Alley behind the shops on Main Street in Placerville, CA on Friday, February 25, 2011.
Mindy Mohlenbrok, left, waits behind a fence as her daughter Kendall Mohlenbrok 3 peers through a hole to watch a football game at Del Oro High School in Loomis on Friday, August 24, 2012.
Jason Kaye 9, pinches his nose in the grip of a mechanical robotic arm at the R.G. Smith Clubhouse in Folsom on Thursday July 25, 2002. "Mad Scientist" Jason Turner put on a science class themed "Machine Mania" and featured simple machines.
A visitor examines a human body displayed at the Bodies Revealed exhibit in Sacramento on Tuesday December 4, 2007.
Ja'Niya Haley 3, left, mimics her father Cassius Haley as he works out at Main Event Mateen Boxing Club in Sacramento on Thursday, June 16, 2011.
Stacy Hayworth left, and her mother Sue Hayworth duck underneath the broken bough of a wind-damaged tree on C Street near 39th Street in Sacramento on Tuesday October 19, 2004.
Exhibition technicians remove artwork from the California Gallery at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento on Thursday, June 10, 2010.
CHP Officer Tony Pineiro issues a traffic citation to a motorist who was driving on L street near the State Capitol in Sacramento on Thursday July 3, 2003. Pineiro pulled the driver over from his patrol horse named "Bo."
Prison inmate Joell Polanco, at left, peers from his cell in the behavior management unit at the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility in Corcoran on Thursday, March 25, 2010.
Dog handler Martin Gregory shows a toy poodle called "Usao" at the annual Hangtown Kennel Club dog show at in Placerville on Saturday May 28, 2005.
Patricia Hawkins11, left, Jenny Brewster 11, and Daniela Castellanos 10 cavort with sea lions at the El Dorado County Fair on Thursday June 12, 2003. The girls were celebrating Brewster's birthday with a trip to the fair's opening day.
Philip Cowdery 9 rolls a wooden hoop down the road at the 'Christmas In Coloma' festival at the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park in Coloma on Sunday December 12, 2004.
A 30 year old California Desert Tortoise gets weighed at the home of Suzi Wilson in Walnut Grove on Thursday August 29, 2002. Wilson recently started a turtle and tortoise rescue to save the animals injured by local fishermen. The tortoise weighs 7.5 pounds.
Matt Coulam 15, left, is weighed by PE teacher Cici Robinson during physical fitness testing at El Camino High School in Sacramento on Tuesday April 22, 2008.
UC Davis Veterinarian Resident Miranda Sadar examines the eyes of a flamingo during the Zoo's annual flamingo roundup at the Sacramento Zoo in Sacramento on Thursday, February 27, 2014.
Lily Brown 5, left, her sister Emma Brown 6, and their father Doug Brown paddle a canoe up 38th Street near Folsom Blvd in Sacramento on Sunday September 19, 2004. Unexpected heavy rain flooded many parts of the midtown, and downtown areas of Sacramento.
Casey Long 21 of Seattle shops for jewelry at a booth at the Thursday Night Market in Folsom on Thursday July 7, 2005.
A young boy wades into the shallow water of the American River beneath the twin spans of the I-5 bridge at Discovery Park in Sacramento on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
The Pigeon Point Lighthouse in Pescadero on Wednesday June 1, 2005.
Michael Plevel of Rio Linda feeds the pigeons and squirrels at McKinley Park in Sacramento on Tuesday, August 31, 2010.
Gaden Shartse Tibetan monk Lobsang Ngawang reads while other monks work to create a sand mandala at the Cozmic Cafe in Placerville on Friday, January 3, 2014.
Brynne Keisler 4, left, prepares to leave the airport with her father Captain Mark Keisler of West Sacramento at the Sacramento International Airport on Wednesday September 13, 2006. Members of the California National Guard's 40th Corps Support Group returned from a tour of duty in Iraq
Reese Jackson 3 of Sacramento pokes a twig into the eye of a sculpted "Egg Head" during the 100th annual Picnic Day at UC Davis in Davis on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Linda Lasher, left, and Shari Lasher enjoy a glass of Champagne during a polo match at Chamberlain Ranch in Wilton on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
John Dunnigan lights an oil lamp in his home in Pollock Pines on Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Dunnigan and his family had been without power for the past few days due to heavy snow and relied on candles and oil lamps to light the house.
Fly fishermen sit on ladders to fish for Pyramid Lake strain of Lahontan cutthroat trout at Pyramid Lake in Nevada on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The largest freshwater trout species in the world was once-thought extinct but has been re-discovered and returned to its original home north of Reno.
Cliff Raisbeck prepares to clear snow from in front of his front door at Serene Lakes near Truckee on Monday, April 11, 2011.
Nancy Renzo 5 plays with a Siberian tiger at her home in South Lake Tahoe. Her father, Peter Renzo, owns four Siberian tigers, an African lion, a black leopard, and a bobcat. All of them live with the Renzos in their home in a residential neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe.
Villagers butcher a pig in their kitchen near Valladolid, Spain in a tradition called 'Matanza de puerco.'
I was invited to ride with Air National Guard Air Show pilots John Klatt and Jeff Boerboon to make an advance photo for the upcoming California Capital Air Show in Sacramento in 2013. The G-forces while in an inverted climb made my head feel like it would pop. Lots of fun though!