A fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned in centuries.
A man driving a BMW led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase on Interstate 80 Monday afternoon, injuring two roadside workers as the car went airborne and landed upside down. The driver died in the crash.
It’s official, and it’s not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest on record.
Monks in a small Northern California town are rebuilding a 16th Century Spanish monastery with help from what may seem an unlikely source: beer.
Carvings that graced the Sierra Nevada in California for thousands of years have fallen prey to modern thieves armed with power saws.
Skiers and snowboarders are elated after a storm dropped up to 28 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada over a two-day period.
Authorities say one of two hikers missing in California’s Sierra Nevada has been found safe. Fresno County officials say Matthew Hanson was found by rescue crews around 3:30 p.m. Monday.
Officials said 31-year-old Tom Heng of San Rafael left on what was supposed to be a day hike on Sunday to the summit of Mount Langley, which stands 14,026 feet, but never returned.
After a winter of light snow, a major road in Yosemite National Park is set to open on May 7, nearly six weeks earlier than last year.
Thousands of Sierra Nevada residents said they heard a loud boom on Sunday morning and many experts believe it was caused by a passing meteor shower.