A foot of snow fell in the upper elevations of the Sierra overnight and a 103 mph wind gust blew across the mountains near Lake Tahoe before an early winter storm blew out of the area early Monday.
Truckee police say they had to break the window out of an SUV over the weekend after a bear locked himself inside.
A 15-year, $820-million rehabilitation project of the interstate between Auburn and the Nevada line is expected to wrap up by October 15.
An injured bear cub is on the mend north of Lake Tahoe thanks to some help from local volunteers and police in Truckee.
Federal investigators are trying to determine the cause of a small plane crash that killed a pilot near the Sierra town of Truckee.
The town of Truckee has adopted new rules designed to prevent careless handling of trash and the critters that come with it.
San Francisco is one of a few large U.S. cities within easy driving distance of river rafting and quaint towns offering world-class wine and organic food. Hiking through a gorgeous forest to a castle is an adventure this continent just doesn’t typically offer, but Tahoe does. Summer is one of the best times to visit the Lake Tahoe-Truckee-Reno area, with limitless water sports. Take a gentle rafting trip, go gourmet and just explore on a wonderful one-tank trip to Lake Tahoe just four hours away.
Scientists studying earthquake faults in the mountains west of Lake Tahoe say new high-resolution imaging technology has uncovered more substantial seismic hazards than previously believed.
A magnitude-4.8 earthquake shook a number of communities in the Sierra Nevada late Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.