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Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

‘Booming’ Waterfalls Reported In Yosemite After December Storms

If you want to see the waterfalls of Yosemite National Park at full force without braving the late spring crowds, now might be the best time.

12/03/2014

Snow at Kirkwood

California Rain Storms Bring Major SFO Flight Delays, Snow At Tahoe Ski Resorts

Rain, fog and wind gusts triggered hours of flight delays at San Francisco’s airport on a busy post-Thanksgiving Sunday, while Sierra Nevada ski resorts enjoyed a few inches of snow.

12/01/2014

Nov. 1 Snowfall at Squaw Valley

7 Places Where Californians Have Been Waiting To See Snow

Our Halloween storm didn’t do much to ease California’s drought concerns but that’s not stopping us from getting excited about the blanket of fresh powder.

11/03/2014

Sierra Snow

Sierra Resorts Rejoice As 1st Significant Storm Of Season Drops Snow In High Country

A significant storm that moved across northern California Friday and Saturday gave hope that the coming winter will bring relief to a parched state.

11/01/2014

(credit: General Motors Company)

GM Recalls 117,000 Cars, SUVs, Trucks Over Stalling Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 117,000 vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years for a defect that could cause them to stall.

10/02/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Leading To Surge In Sierra Bear Captures; 11 Killed By Vehicles Since July

An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.

10/02/2014

A light dusting of snow appear at the Big Dipper ski lift at Heavenly. (Heavenly Mountain Resort)

First Dusting Of Snow Hits Sierra; More Snow Expected

The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.

09/26/2014

Sierra Lamar (CBS)

San Jose Sharks Players Help Raise Money For Sierra Lamar Search In Morgan Hill

San Jose Sharks hockey players helped raise money at Britton Middle School Wednesday to help find missing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar.

09/17/2014

Rim Fire

U.S. Forest Service To Allow Logging Of Dead Trees From Rim Fire Near Yosemite; Ecologist Calls It ‘Travesty’

A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by environmentalists.

08/27/2014

A photo of Gregory Muck, who has gone missing following a backpacking trip in Kings Canyon National Park. (National Park Service)

Body Found In The Sierra Identified As Fremont Elementary School Teacher On Solo Backpacking Trip

A Fremont elementary school teacher and Santa Cruz resident missing in Kings Canyon National Park after a solo backpacking trip over the weekend has been found dead, the National Park Service said Wednesday night.

08/20/2014

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