An injured bear cub who was recovering at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility is going back home.
Two major Tahoe ski resorts opened Friday thanks to both natural and man-made snow, with a third resort expected to open before Thanksgiving.
The bear’s legs are barely visible, leading some residents to assume it’s a she, and that she is very pregnant. Or is just perfectly plump and ready to hibernate.
A few hours drive east of the Bay Area and we’ve got access to awesome winter sports and some of the most gorgeous views in the world. Hit the slopes!
It might not feel like it in the Bay Area, but winter is on its way and it’s bringing ski and snowboard season along for the ride.
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.
The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.
The King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.
As part of statewide mutual aid, the Santa Clara County Fire Department has sent a strike team, to El Dorado County’s King Fire, one of the largest wildfires burning in California.
The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.