Sierra National Forest

Firefighters take a moment to observe flames. (Getty Images)

Campgrounds Evacuated Near Madera County Wildfire

Campgrounds were evacuated near a Central California wildfire that has chewed through more than 2 square miles of dry timber in Sierra National Forest, one of several blazes burning across the state on Monday.

07/27/2015

Drowning

Richmond Man Swept Over Waterfall In Sierra National Forest

A Richmond man died after he was swept over a waterfall in the Sierra National Forest south of Yosemite National Park while leading a group of campers to a swimming area on Saturday afternoon, a Madera County sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

08/13/2013

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Agents Pull 15,000 Pot Plants In Sierra National Forest

Agents in Madera County have eradicated nearly 15,000 marijuana plants on two grow sites in the Sierra National Forest.

06/13/2013