The Bay Area is typically thought of as nine counties. CalPERS, which handles benefits for state employees, sees it much bigger, including the Sierra Foothills and even areas north of Sacramento.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for the fatal stabbing of a man in San Francisco’s Hunters Point neighborhood last week, police said Tuesday.
A magnitude-4.8 earthquake shook a number of communities in the Sierra Nevada late Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The story of the 8 pound Washington Nugget nestled in the Mother Lode certainly painted a pretty picture. But it’s tale as the largest chunk of gold found in modern California history may be its undoing.
The price of gold is at historic highs. While the precious metal is hard to find, modern day prospectors are combing the Sierra Nevada.