A string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.
A string of storms has allowed some ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada to finally open all of their terrain, but others still need more snow before they can swing into full operation after an unusually dry winter.
Tourism in the Sierra and Lake Tahoe is suffering due to the lack of snow this winter. Meanwhile, the Napa Valley is reaping the benefits of an unusually dry and mild season with a huge jump in visitors.
A 15-year, $820-million rehabilitation project of the interstate between Auburn and the Nevada line is expected to wrap up by October 15.
There’s more bad news for California water users: the snow pack is just half the amount of normal and has already begun to melt.
Finding a lost wedding ring along a snowy highway is hard enough. But a Good Samaritan in Northern California also has to track down the man it belongs to.
A Sacramento area couple lost in the Sierra for nearly a week has been found – with the man dead and his girlfriend suffering from frostbite, according to authorities.
A series of Pacific storms are expected to bring rain to the Bay Area and snow to the Sierra beginning Thursday night and increasing through the weekend.
NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute were asking for the public’s help finding footage photos and video of a daylight meteor that fell over Northern California on Sunday.
Experts say the flaming meteor, dating to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago, was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a loud boom early Sunday.