River Fire Expands To 2,400 Acres, Still 0% Contained, Prompting Action From Governor NewsomThe River Fire in Placer and Nevada counties grew to over 2,400 acres overnight Thursday, prompting Gov. Gavin Newsom to secure federal funding to help battle the blaze.
UPDATE: River Fire Erupts in Nevada and Placer Counties; Thousands EvacuatedA wildfire that broke out near the border between Nevada and Placer counties Wednesday afternoon quickly grew to 1,400 acres, forcing evacuations in the town of Colfax according to authorities.
Deadly Deer Disease Found In Northern CaliforniaA deadly outbreak of disease among deer in Northern California has prompted state wildlife officials to urge residents to not feed deer or give them water.
North Tahoe Fire Danger: Fire District Bans Charcoal FiresFiring up a charcoal barbecue will not be a part of this summer's gatherings in the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area.
Air Force Captain Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Grass ValleyAn Air Force captain was killed in the crash of the small plane he was piloting near an airport in Northern California on Tuesday, authorities said.
Prosecutors: Man Accused In Cold Case Murder Of Marin County Woman A Suspected Serial KillerProsecutors are branding a 73-year-old Arizona man a serial killer in a bid to convince a Nevada judge to deny bail pending trial in the killing of a Marin County woman more than 40 years ago.
Bear Breaks Into Nevada County Man’s Laundry Room, Damages Washing MachineA brazen break-in was caught on camera in Nevada County last weekend, but the suspect is not who you would expect.
Inmate From Bay Area Walks Away From Sierra Prison CampA minimum-security inmate has walked away from a prison camp in Nevada County and may be headed toward the Bay Area, according to authorities.
Body Found In Shallow Grass Valley Grave ID'd As Missing ActressA body found in a shallow grave in Northern California was identified Wednesday as an aspiring model and actress from Macedonia who had been missing from Los Angeles for more than a month.
Rescuers Use Infrared Camera To Find Stranded Hiker In Nevada CountyThe California Highway Patrol has released dramatic video of a rescue in the Sierra foothills.
CalPERS Charging Central Valley Workers Bay Area Prices For Health CareThe Bay Area is typically thought of as nine counties. CalPERS, which handles benefits for state employees, sees it much bigger, including the Sierra Foothills and even areas north of Sacramento.