Bumpy Ride For Proposed Squaw Valley Roller CoasterA proposal to build a roller coaster-style ride on a hillside at Squaw Valley has ignited a controversy in Lake Tahoe.
Endangered California Frog Gets Inoculation To Avoid ExtinctionScientists say they’re inoculating an endangered California frog to give it a fighting chance at avoiding extinction.
Austrian Hiker Survives Lightning Strike In Sierra Nevada MountainsAn Austrian tourist who was hiking with his girlfriend and a friend in Sierra Nevada wilderness was rescued after being struck by lighting.
Pristine Sierra 'Secret Garden' Near Truckee Opens After A CenturyA wild meadow near Truckee, hidden from public view for more than a century, will soon be open to tours.
Rare Carnivorous Plants On View In Sierra After Century Behind Locked GatesConservationists purchased land in Lower Carpenter Valley near Lake Tahoe containing rare carnivorous plants and threatened birds.
Missing Couple Found Dead In Plane Wreckage In SierraAuthorities say the wreckage of a small plane found under snow in Northern California mountains contained the bodies of a couple missing for more than a month.
Record Sierra Snowpack Melting Fast, Flooding Likely In YosemiteForecasters said Sunday they expect the Merced River in Yosemite National Park to go about a foot over its banks.
'Phenomenal' California Snowpack Nears Record LevelsThe Sierra Nevada snowpack is close to setting records notched more than three decades ago — a welcome sight after five years of punishing drought in California, surveyors said Wednesday.
Highway 50 In Sierra Closed Due To Mudslides A key mountain route between Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe is closed indefinitely because of a series of mudslides.
California Snowpack At Drought-Busting 173 Percent Of NormalCalifornia's Sierra Nevada snowpack is at a drought-busting 173 percent of average - the most since 1995, state water officials announced Thursday.
Storm Topples Iconic Giant Sequoia ‘Tunnel’ Tree In Calaveras ParkA beloved giant Sequoia with a tunnel tourists loved to walk through was the latest victim of the big storm that blew through Northern California over the weekend. Strong winds and rain toppled the famous giant Sequoia known as the Pioneer Cabin Tree.
Storm Topples Iconic Giant Sequoia 'Tunnel' Tree In Calaveras ParkStrong winds and rain toppled the famed giant Sequoia known as the Pioneer Cabin Tree in Calaveras Big Tree Park.