The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear intent to go through with their vacations.
Authorities say a 42-year-old San Mateo man drowned at Lake Tahoe after falling off a paddleboard.
After fighting off legal challenges for a decade, California wildlife officials are ready to try to save a threatened fish in the high Sierra the only way they know how — by poisoning its creek.
El Dorado County sheriff’s officials said Javon Lamar Green was pulled from the water Saturday morning. His exact cause of death is still under investigation.
The University of California, Davis released its annual “Tahoe: State of the Lake” report Wednesday. Scientists have been monitoring the lake’s clarity since 1968, when a white disk could be seen as far as 102.4 feet underwater.
A small plane that crashed at South Lake Tahoe, killing a Palo Alto man and injuring his wife, quickly lost altitude shortly after takeoff, officials said Tuesday.
State and federal environmental regulators at Lake Tahoe are moving ahead with another new round of rules and strategies to protect the clarity of the mountain lake’s famed azure waters.
Michael Jordan is skipping the celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe next month for the first time in seven years.
Michael Phelps, the Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer turned Hank Haney’s latest project, is taking his golf game to the next level – in the high Sierra on the shores of Lake Tahoe.
Nevada wildlife officials said they were forced to euthanize a bear that entered an Incline Village condominium.