Lake Tahoe

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

Black bears are released into the wilderness

Watch: Bears Released Back Into Wild After Caught Looking For Food Near Incline Village

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife captured two black bears while they were looking for food in Incline Village in an attempt to change the bears’ attitude and make sure they don’t wander too close again.

07/03/2014

Vernon 'Cody' Matthews. (Family Photo)

Search Underway For Missing UC Berkeley Student Hiking In Sierra

Search and rescue teams are scouring parts of El Dorado County for a UC Berkeley student who went on a hike on Friday and hasn’t been seen since.

06/10/2014

A Lake Tahoe home security camera captures a wintry May wonderland with fresh snow. (Lynley Payne)

Late Spring Snow Showers Blanket Lake Tahoe

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory in effect until 2 p.m Tuesday as a winter storm dusts light to moderate snow across the Lake Tahoe Basin.

05/20/2014

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