Baby Ryleigh helps ring in New Year

  Baby  Ryleigh helps  ring in  New YearRidgecrest Regional Hospital’s first baby of 2018, Ryleigh Rose Root, is cuddled by parents Karen and Paul. Ryleigh was born at 5:34 a.m., New Years Day, at 5 pounds, 10 ounces and 19 inches, and is a welcome addition to the California City couple’s five other children. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2018-01-05