A significant storm that moved across northern California Friday and Saturday gave hope that the coming winter will bring relief to a parched state.
Last weekend’s weather system was cold enough to dust the Sierra Nevada Mountains with snow, prompting at least two local ski resorts to start making their own.
Wet weather was helping firefighters gain control of a massive wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California.
The King fire has burned 70,944 acres, a growth of 43,000 acres overnight as flames made a run to the northwest forcing mandatory evacuations for residents in Quintette and Volcanoville.
A wildfire burning on heavily forested land in Northern California has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.
The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…
46-year-old Gregory Muck is described as an “experienced hiker” and failed to return home Sunday from a backpacking trip.
A hiker who was stranded for six days in California’s Sierra Nevada with a badly broken leg says survival mode kicked in when he treated his own injury and sought sustenance by eating crickets and moths, and drinking melting ice.
Search and rescue teams are scouring parts of El Dorado County for a UC Berkeley student who went on a hike on Friday and hasn’t been seen since.
The final survey for 2014 found more bare ground than snow in the Sierra Nevada, and the snowpack at a mere 18 percent of average.