UPDATE: Tuolumne County Evacuees Head Home as Crews Slow Growth of Washington FireAnother wildfire that caused tense moments for residents in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Tuolumne County Thursday has since subsided, with some evacuees getting a chance to return home Friday.
Washington Fire Near Jamestown and Sonora Prompts EvacuationsAnother new wildfire in Tuolumne County near Jamestown and Sonora has prompted evacuation orders Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.
Light Plane Hits Power Lines, Crashes Into Lake in Sierra FoothillsAuthorities say a small plane crashed into a lake after striking power lines in Jamestown in the heart of California's Gold Country.
5 Injured After Hundreds Riot at Prison Camp in Sierra FoothillsA riot at the Sierra Conservation Center near Jamestown has left five inmates injured, including one with stab wounds.
Sierra Prospector Finds Giant Gold Nugget That Could Fetch $70KA prospector in the Sierra found an 18-ounce gold nugget the size of a t-bone steak.
Northern California Prison Doctor Earns $239K To See No PatientsCalifornia’s prison system, the nation’s biggest and most expensive with a $10 billion yearly budget, is paying a prison doctor nearly a quarter-million dollars a year – even though he treats no patients.