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Fall College Vacation (credit: Thinkstock)

America’s Best Fall Break Destinations For College Students

Take a break from your college studies with a mini-vacation this fall at one of these top destinations for college students.

10/21/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Leading To Surge In Sierra Bear Captures; 11 Killed By Vehicles Since July

An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.

10/02/2014

A light dusting of snow appear at the Big Dipper ski lift at Heavenly. (Heavenly Mountain Resort)

First Dusting Of Snow Hits Sierra; More Snow Expected

The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.

09/26/2014

Satellite image captures smoke rising from the King Fire west of Lake Tahoe. (NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey)

NASA Photo Captures Massive Scar Left On California By King Fire

Massive fire burning in the foothills between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe has created a huge charred gash in the side of the golden state.

09/24/2014

Water Pump

Drought News: California Forecast Calls For Below-Average Rainfall, Above-Average Temps

New projections show that California’s severe drought could be getting worse.

09/21/2014

Smoke

Smoke From King Fire Forces Cancelation Of Ironman Triathlon At Lake Tahoe

The call was made Sunday after thousands of competitors and race personnel arrived at Kings Beach State Park, on Tahoe’s North Shore, for the planned 6:30 a.m. start.

09/21/2014

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Ironman Organizers Say Triathlon In Lake Tahoe Still A Go Despite King Fire

While the organizers of Ironman Lake Tahoe said the event is still on for this Sunday, some are worried that smoke from the King Fire, burning near Pollock Pines, could create a health hazard for competitors.

09/18/2014

Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station Near Truckee

The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…

08/26/2014

Lake Tahoe, California & Nevada

Husband, Wife From San Ramon Killed When Boat Crashes Into Lake Tahoe Dock

A husband and wife from San Ramon were killed when their boat crashed into a dock at Lake Tahoe early Sunday morning, El Dorado County sheriff’s officials said Monday.

08/04/2014

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Deepening Drought Takes Toll On Boating As Lake Tahoe Level Drops To Natural Rim

Lake Tahoe’s water level stood at 6,224 feet above sea level as of Tuesday, just above its natural rim of 6,223 feet.

07/27/2014

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