The gas station’s ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides.
Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground, keeping a blaze east of California’s Napa Valley from jumping any more containment lines, fire officials said.
The Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.
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Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.
Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.
Moments after finishing a historic wintertime trek of the Pacific Crest Trail, Justin Lichter reassured bystanders the pale, desquamated look of his rain-soaked hands was “totally normal.”
California’s third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that an earthquake measuring magnitude 4.6 struck along the California / Nevada border near Death Valley National Park Friday evening.
More than 200 people from two communities ravaged by a wildfire in the Eastern Sierra are now being allowed back in.