Millions Of Dead Trees In Sierra To Fuel Central Valley Bio-Energy PlantThere are millions of dead trees in the Sierra Nevada – that’s the bad news. But, all those dead trees mean a biomass-energy plant in the Central Valley will stay in business for another five years.
Crews Find Missing Couple Stuck In SierraAuthorities say a Yuba City couple who became stuck in snow while driving in a mountainous area of Northern California over the weekend has been located and both are doing well.
Sierra Ski Season Gets UnderwayA man-made blizzard covered the slopes of the Boreal resort early Friday, a sure sign that the Sierra ski season is about to get underway.
Crews Searching For Small Plane Missing In Rugged Sierra NevadaCrews have resumed searching for a small-engine plane believed to be missing in the Sierra Nevada.
Stanford Student Killed In Sierra Nevada Mountain Climbing AccidentA Stanford University medical student was killed in a steep fall while mountain climbing in the Sierra Nevada mountains over the weekend.
California's Ecosystem Could Benefit From The Return Of Grizzly BearsThere's a bold new campaign to bring grizzly bears back to California.
SF Zoo Biologists Release Endangered Frogs Into High Sierra LakesThe two-year-old frogs were initially collected as eggs from a nearby lake system and raised at the zoo.
Millions Of Sierra Trees Fall Victim To DroughtThe number of trees in California's Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures has dramatically increased since last year.
California Will Incinerate Dead Trees With Air-Curtain Burners To Prevent Forest FiresOfficials in California say they're preparing to use large air-blasting incinerators to burn up trees killed by drought and a beetle epidemic ravaging Sierra Nevada forests
Snow That Stalled Sierra Traffic Could Return Saturday AfternoonBy Friday night, about 13 inches of snow had fallen at Kingvale and forecasters said more snow may arrive Saturday afternoon.
Winter Storm Watch For Sierra; 2 Feet Of Snow ExpectedWinds are gusting up to 80 mph over the top of the Sierra ahead of a winter storm expected to bring more than 2 feet of snow to the highest elevations west of Reno this weekend.
Blustery Storm Brings Heavy Rain, Snow To Dry CaliforniaThe National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a flash flood watch for all portions of the San Francisco and Monterey Bay region from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.