Pinched Poacher's Catch Fed to Rehabbing Tahoe WildlifeInjured wildlife recuperating at a rehabilitation center at Lake Tahoe turned out to be the beneficiaries of the ill-gotten gains when California game wardens busted a poacher with dozens of trout caught illegally.
Father, Son Work Side-By-Side On Kincade Fire 24-Hour Strike TeamTwo members of a fire strike team working around-the-clock on the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County are used to spending time together more than other firefighter colleagues.
PG&E Makes Plans to Shut Power in Butte, Plumas, Yuba Counties on SaturdayPacific Gas & Electric is already making plans to shut off power in several high-fire-risk counties as early as Saturday night.
Palo Alto Woman Drowns on Hike in Northern Sierra FoothillsA 48-year-old Palo Alto woman died in a fall while hiking with her family near the Rock Creek bridge in Feather River Canyon on Wednesday, Plumas County officials said.
Amber Alert Canceled After 2 Girls Abducted In Plumas County Are Found SafeThe California Highway Patrol canceled an Amber Alert after 2 missing girls from Plumas County were found safe.
Suspects In Deaths Of 2 Children, Abuse Of Girl TransferredA woman and a teenage boy charged with the deaths of two children and abuse of a third child in Salinas have been transferred to Monterey County Jail and are scheduled for arraignment Friday, prosecutors said Thursday.
Child Neglect, Torture Case Leads To Discovery Of 2 Kids' Bodies In Redding Storage Unit; 2 ArrestedThe investigation into a child torture case has led to the discovery of two children's bodies inside a Redding storage unit along with a severely injured young girl, police said.
Judge Rejects Lawsuit Against Timber Company That Sparked NorCal WildfireA Plumas County judge has dismissed a state lawsuit against California's largest timber company for a 2007 wildfire that destroyed more than 100 square miles of forest in Northern California.
Damage Estimate From Rural NorCal Quake Tops $1MOfficials in a part of rural northeastern California that was shaken by a magnitude-5.7 earthquake last week are estimating that the temblor caused more than $1 million in damage.
Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Shakes Northern CaliforniaA magnitude 5.7 earthquake was widely felt as it rattled Northern California Thursday night, breaking dishes and shaking mirrors off walls. But authorities said there were no immediate reports of injury or serious damage.
Governor Declares Emergency Over Ponderosa, Chips FiresGov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in three Northern California counties where wildfires have forced evacuations, closed roads and destroyed dozens of homes and other structures.
4.8 Earthquake Shakes Truckee AreaA magnitude-4.8 earthquake shook a number of communities in the Sierra Nevada late Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.