Starbucks announced Friday it will no longer use California spring water in its “Ethos” bottles sold out of state.
A Placer County man says he punched a trespassing bear on the snout to send the bruin fleeing from his property.
Authorities say two small boys, ages five and three, drowned after the child-sized all-terrain vehicle they were riding crashed into a pond in rural Placer County.
Adventure junkies in the Sierra foothills are putting themselves in dangerous situations just to get photos of themselves on the Internet.
Two major Tahoe ski resorts opened Friday thanks to both natural and man-made snow, with a third resort expected to open before Thanksgiving.
Prosecutors filed murder charges Tuesday against two Utah residents in the slayings of two Northern California sheriff’s deputies during a shooting rampage that also left a motorist and third deputy wounded.
Gunman Fatally Shoots 2 Deputies In Sacramento, Placer Counties, Suspect Arrested After 6-Hour Manhunt
A manhunt for a suspected gunman in the killings of two sheriffs deputies from Sacramento and Placer County was apprehended Friday afternoon at an Auburn home.
Firefighters battled five grass fires that grew to more than 100 acres and forced the closure of eastbound Interstate 80 and home evacuations Wednesday near the unincorporated community of Applegate in Placer County.
A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren’t stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts — more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.
Two residents of a northern California assisted living facility have died and four others are hospitalized after eating soup with wild mushrooms.