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Plumas County

Moonlight Fire (US Forest Service)

Judge Rejects Lawsuit Against Timber Company That Sparked NorCal Wildfire

A Plumas County judge has dismissed a state lawsuit against California’s largest timber company for a 2007 wildfire that destroyed more than 100 square miles of forest in Northern California.

07/30/2013

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck near Greenville in Plumas County on May 23, 2013. (CBS)

Damage Estimate From Rural NorCal Quake Tops $1M

Officials in a part of rural northeastern California that was shaken by a magnitude-5.7 earthquake last week are estimating that the temblor caused more than $1 million in damage.

05/28/2013

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck near Greenville in Plumas County on May 23, 2013. (CBS)

Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Shakes Northern California

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake was widely felt as it rattled Northern California Thursday night, breaking dishes and shaking mirrors off walls. But authorities said there were no immediate reports of injury or serious damage.

05/23/2013

Ponderosa Fire damage (CBS)

Governor Declares Emergency Over Ponderosa, Chips Fires

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in three Northern California counties where wildfires have forced evacuations, closed roads and destroyed dozens of homes and other structures.

08/22/2012

California Earthquake

4.8 Earthquake Shakes Truckee Area

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake shook a number of communities in the Sierra Nevada late Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

10/27/2011

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