Drought Deepens Dramatically In Southern CaliforniaCalifornia is rapidly plunging back into drought, with severe conditions now existing in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties — home to one-fourth of the state's population, a national drought monitor said Thursday.
Tanker Explosion Closes Highway 20 Near I-80 In The SierraHighway 20 has been closed near Interstate 80 due to a fiery head-on crash and explosion six miles west of Yuba Gap, according to Caltrans.
Storm Front Bringing Pounding Surf To Coast, Blizzard Conditions To SierraA winter storm front, swirling off the California coast Thursday, was set to deliver 22-foot swells along the coast and up to 2 feet of snow and winds topping 100 mph in the mountains.
Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack Off To Disappointing StartWhile it's too early to sound the alarm, state water officials said Wednesday the first Sierra snow survey came up relatively empty.
California's Historic Massive Tree Die-Off Grows By 27 MillionAn additional 27 million trees have died throughout California since November 2016, bringing the total number of trees that have died from drought and bark beetles to an historic 129 million.
Storm Dumps More Than 2 Feet Of Snow On Sierra ResortsAn early winter Sierra storm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the mountains and heavy rain in the valleys triggered power outages and school delays at Lake Tahoe.
Kirkwood Current ConditionsHere's the latest conditions at the Kirkwood Ski resort
Sierra At Tahoe Current ConditionsHere's the current conditions at Sierra At Tahoe Ski resort
Storm Front Brings Heavy Snow To SierraA storm moving in from the Gulf of Alaska arrived Friday in Northern California, soaking the state's Redwood Coast for several hours before heading toward the Sierra.
Sierra Braces For First Major Snow StormA cold front continued its march toward Northern California Wednesday, packing gusty winds, intense downpours and the promise of dumping nearly 3 feet of snow on the ski resorts around Lake Tahoe.
I-80 Near Truckee Reopens After Wildfire ClosureThe California Highway Patrol announced Tuesday afternoon that a stretch of I-80 that was closed by a wildfire since morning has now reopened in both directions.
Earthquake Swarm Rocking Truckee Residents An earthquake swarm with the largest temblor measuring a 3.9 magnitude rocked Truckee and the Lake Tahoe area Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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