By Elizabeth Aguilera, CALmatters
CALmatters is an independent public interest journalism venture covering California state politics and government.
August 20, 2019 (San Diego) - In a northern California valley stretching under miles of bright blue sky between two snowy volcanic peaks, Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta, Daniel Dahle is known as a godsend, a friend, a lifesaver, a companion until the end.