San Francisco is one of a few large U.S. cities within easy driving distance of river rafting and quaint towns offering world-class wine and organic food. Hiking through a gorgeous forest to a castle is an adventure this continent just doesn’t typically offer, but Tahoe does. Summer is one of the best times to visit the Lake Tahoe-Truckee-Reno area, with limitless water sports. Take a gentle rafting trip, go gourmet and just explore on a wonderful one-tank trip to Lake Tahoe just four hours away.
Scientists studying earthquake faults in the mountains west of Lake Tahoe say new high-resolution imaging technology has uncovered more substantial seismic hazards than previously believed.
Organizers of the Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition said a new revenue-sharing agreement between the International and U.S. Olympic committees was critical to keeping alive their dream of hosting the Winter Games in 2022.
The United States will spend roughly $2.5 trillion this year on health care. Almost three-quarters of that is spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. But now, just across state line in Reno, there is a new approach: the city is putting its money on prevention.
An “extremely remorseful” elderly man admitted Friday that he accidentally started a brush fire that destroyed 29 homes near Reno.
About 10,000 people are evacuating their homes after wind gusts up to 82 mph pushed a fast-moving fire brush south of Reno, Nev., out of control.
Photos of two Yuba County women who were murdered in the 1990s were found in a safe deposit box belonging to Joseph Naso, the man accused of killing them and two Bay Area women, a Nevada detective testified Thursday morning.
The annual Reno air races are going to take place this September, despite a deadly crash that marred last year’s event.
Reno Fire Chief Mike Hernandez said firefighters had largely contained the blaze that sent nearly 10,000 people from their homes in the middle of the night.
A man suspected of killing the San Jose Hells Angels motorcycle club president in a Nevada casino last week was apprehended by a University of California, San Francisco police officer Thursday night.