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.
The state Department of Water Resources took its final snow survey of the season on Monday and found the water content in the snowpack was 144 percent of normal.
The California Highway Patrol said a chain-reaction crash involving at least six big rigs and nearly 40 vehicles overall has killed one person and shut down westbound Interstate 80 during a heavy snowstorm in the Sierra Nevada.