Sierra National Forest
A Sacramento county woman is recovering tonight after spending nine days lost in the wilderness with broken bones, crawling, surviving on creek water.
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.
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.
Agents in Madera County have eradicated nearly 15,000 marijuana plants on two grow sites in the Sierra National Forest.