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Ghost town ‘Mormon Island’ ruins exposed in California due to drought

by LDS Living Staff | July 16, 2021

Mormon Island, an abandoned Gold Rush-era village in Folsom, California, is visible for the first time sinc...


The remarkable reaction of other religious groups to this new Latter-day Saint temple in California

by Lindsey Williams

On Saturday, July 18, 2020, the Feather River California Temple became the fourth temple to have a broadcas...


Church Releases Rendering for the Feather River California Temple

by | From the Church Mormon Life

An exterior rendering has been released showing the planned design of the Feather River California Temple o...


"We Have Not Forgotten You": How Stakes in Washington State Helped California Fire Victims

by Emily Abel | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At first, November 8, 2018, must have felt like a normal morning. Stake seminary supervisor Sandi Anderson ...


"The Holiness, I Personally Could Feel That": What Other Faith Leaders Said About the Oakland Temple

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

News outlets across California have been reporting on the Oakland California Temple open house, a house of ...


"Angels Rallying Around" Us: How One Family Finds Hope After the Paradise Fire

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

The Church News'  Danielle Christensen recently highlighted Latter-day Saint families from Paradise, C...


"95 Percent of Our Ward Members Lost Their Homes": An Update on Church Members in Paradise, CA

by Church News | Mormon Life

“It’s amazing how the members are coming together and supporting one another,” said Bishop Robert Harrison....


Members See Miracles Amidst the Ashes as One of California's Most Destructive Wildfires Burns Down Homes

by Meridian Magazine | Mormon Life

“The Lord uses different forms of trials to help build us,” said Sister Sheri Gordon, the Relief Society Pr...


Mormon Apostle Prays, Weeps with California Fire Victims

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

“When something like this happens, we all need one another,” Elder Rasband told residents of California as ...


LDS Church Leaders Visit, Give Hope to Fire Evacuees in Northern California

by LDS Living Staff | From the Church Mormon Life

“My faith gets me through, but the members make it easy,” said Bill Kastner, a member of the Church who los...