There is a relatively new effort to create a uniform code of standards for ski resorts, but it is facing an increasingly uphill battle.
California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack measured a meager 15 inches in some places, officials announced Wednesday.
State water officials say recent storms have not made up for this year’s dry winter, leaving California’s snowpack at below average levels.
An orphaned bear cub found last spring in a tree near Lake Tahoe has been released back to the wilderness.
The state Department of Water Resources conducted its first snow survey of the season Tuesday but found little snow to measure.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says this year’s above average rainfall helped to tamp down the number of acres burnt in wildfires.
A 65-foot white fir tree was on its way from a Northern California forest to the United States Capitol after being cut down Saturday morning.
The story of the 8 pound Washington Nugget nestled in the Mother Lode certainly painted a pretty picture. But it’s tale as the largest chunk of gold found in modern California history may be its undoing.
A major road into Yosemite National Park is set to reopen this weekend after a delay because of heavy winter snow.
The price of gold is at historic highs. While the precious metal is hard to find, modern day prospectors are combing the Sierra Nevada.