Alpine County

Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.
3.7 Earthquake Hits Near South Lake TahoeA small earthquake has rumbled in a remote mountain area along the California-Nevada border.