Avalanche Kills Graduate Student Hiking In Sierra NevadaSearchers have located the body of a missing graduate student killed in an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada.
4 Teens Allegedly Plotted Mass Shooting At NorCal High SchoolAuthorities said a plot to kill students and teachers at Summerville High School "included the names of victims, locations and methods."
More Homes Destroyed, As Firefighters Battle Massive Wildfires In 100 Degree WeatherHeat is descending again on the two deadly and destructive Northern California wildfires after a few days of fair and favorable conditions, raising fears that major gains could be undone.
California's Biggest Wildfire Of Year Expected To Rage Through The Weekend In Sierra NevadaA wildfire burning east of Fresno grew overnight to 134 square miles. It was 25 percent contained Saturday.
Rescued Sierra Nevada Hiker Recovering From Surgery To Set Broken LegThe family of a woman who was rescued after being stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days said Sunday that she is recovering from surgery to set the broken bones on her lower left leg.
Creepy Seed Bugs Swarm Eastern Sierra Communities, Invade Homes & CarsThe gas station's ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides.
Crews Hold Ground Against Wragg Fire As Lake County Blaze Doubles In Size OvernightCrews 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.
2 Fires Burn Thousands Of Acres In Sierra Nevada Foothills, Threaten HomesThe Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.
Beer Sales Up 4% This Year As Craft Trend Continues To Pour It OnBeer sales are up this year, thanks to increasing fondness of craft brews
Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.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 Set To Measure Final & Most Likely Disappointing SnowpackDrought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn't good.
Truckee Duo Completes 1st Winter Hike On Pacific Crest Trail From Canada To MexicoMoments 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."