Sierra Nevada

Snowpack In Drought-Stricken California Hits Five-Year HighRecent El Nino storms have boosted the Sierra Nevada snowpack to 115 percent of normal -- more than the drought-stricken state has seen in five years.
Sierra Nevada To See Heavy Snow Ahead Of ChristmasWinter storm warnings were posted Monday in the Sierra Nevada after the National Weather Service predicted heavy mountain snow during the holiday week.
Stanford Research: Northern Sierra Nevada Formed Nearly 40 Million Years AgoScientists at Stanford University have published new research suggesting the Sierra Nevada mountain range was formed tens of millions of years ago, far earlier than previously thought.
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

More From CBS San Francisco

Super Bowl 50
Get Your Tickets To CBS Radio's The Night Before Now!Follow along as two of the biggest names in rock join forces #TheNightBefore the big game!

Listen Live