Ex-Railroad Town Near Reno Anticipates Boom With Tesla PlantNot since the Southern Pacific railroad rolled into this sleepy high desert town in Nevada more than a century ago has there been such excitement -- Tesla Motors and other technology companies are coming.
First Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Nevada Opens Near RenoDressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Relief, between a sub shop and pizza place in Sparks, to be among the first to buy as much as a half-ounce of pot for $195.
Wragg Fire Near Lake Berryessa Explodes In Size OvernightA fast-moving wildfire in Napa and Solano counties has grown by 2,000 acres overnight and now has scorched over 9 square miles of countryside near Lake Berryessa.
Wragg Fire Near Lake Berryessa Scorches 6,000 Acres, 200 Homes EvacuatedA fast-moving wildfire near Lake Berryessa has scorched at least 6,000 acres as of late Wednesday night, prompting the evacuations of nearly 200 homes.
Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey CountyLatent fire sparked by lightning caused a 66-acre wildfire in Monterey County that was 90 percent contained Sunday evening, a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.
Yosemite Officials Say Sparks From Vehicle Started Wildfire That Killed Pilot; 5 Homes DestroyedYosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot's death.
Richmond Man Accused Of Sex Assault, Child Porn After Allegedly Luring Teen Girls To NevadaA Richmond man has been arrested for allegedly luring two teenage girls from California to Nevada and sexually assaulting one of them, police said Thursday.
Officials Release Name Of Boy Who Shot Teacher Near RenoCity officials in Sparks, Nev., have released the name of the boy suspected of killing a middle school teacher and wounding two students before turning a gun on himself on a middle school campus.
Boy Describes Terror Of Schoolyard Shooting Near RenoStudents cowered in fear and pleaded for their lives as a 12-year-old Nevada boy went on a schoolyard rampage with a handgun he brought from home, waving the weapon at frightened classmates and shooting a math teacher in the chest.
Middle School Student Opens Fire, Kills Teacher And Himself Near RenoA student at a Nevada middle school opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate.
Gilroy Hells Angel Sentenced In Connection With 2011 Casino ShootoutA member of the San Jose Hells Angels motorcycle gang has been sentenced to 12.5 years in prison in connection with a 2011 shootout at a northern Nevada casino.
Man Shot And Killed At Funeral For Hells Angels Member In San JosePolice were investigating a report of shots fired during a funeral being held in San Jose for a member of the Hells Angels.
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