Video: Smoke From Resurgent Sierra Wildfire Heads Toward Bay AreaThe SQF Complex Fire, smoldering since late August in the Sequoia Nat'l Forest in the southern Sierra Nevada, blew up Saturday, sending a huge plume of smoke into the Central Valley and southern Bay Area. Darren Peck analyzes its potential impact on our unhealthy air.
Creek Fire: National Guard Helicopter Crews Rescue 200+ Trapped Sierra CampersCalifornia National Guard helicopter crews frantically airlifted more than 200 people as a wall of flames from the fast-moving Creek Fire burning in the Sierra bore down on them.
Lake Tahoe's Fluctuating Clarity Worse After Wet WinterLake Tahoe’s fluctuating clarity got worse last year during an especially cold and wet winter as sedimentation, algae growth and a tiny invasive shrimp continued to pose restoration challenges for the famed clear water of the alpine lake.
Search Continues For Woman Missing 2 Weeks While 'Quarantining' In SierraThe search for a California woman missing for two weeks after embarking on a solo camping trip in the Sierra south of Yosemite intensified on Monday.
CA National Parks Remove Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Name From Majestic SequoiasTwo national parks in California are removing all mention of Robert E. Lee from informational material even though several majestic sequoias are named for the Confederate general.
Bear Destroys SUV Interior in Minutes Before Placer County Deputies Break WindowA bear likely smelled some type of food in a vehicle in Colfax, then thoroughly trashed it before Placer County deputies managed to break open a window to let the animal get out.
Final Sierra Snowpack Survey of Season Comes Up Dry, Raising Drought ConcernsThe final snow survey of the season in the Sierra Nevada recorded just 1.5 inches snow depth at Phillips Station -- just 3 percent of the May average.
2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-PlaceTwo people who tried to climb and ski in the eastern Sierra Nevada were struck by an avalanche and had to be rescued.
Spring Storm Soaks Bay Area, Dumps Snow in SierraSeveral feet of snow was predicted for the Sierra Nevada during a spring storm with the possibility of scattered showers continuing for much of the week, according to the weather service.
Approaching Storm Front May Bring Heavy Weekend Snow to Sierra, TahoeA late winter storm is headed for the Sierra this weekend where as much as 2 feet of snow is possible on the mountain tops around Lake Tahoe by early Monday.
Sierra Snowpack Still Below Average Despite Wet MarchWhile California's snowpack in March was in better condition than it was in February, the month's precipitation was not enough to offset the state's dry winter.
Coronavirus Update: Heavenly, Kirkwood, Northstar Ski Resorts Closing For Rest Of SeasonVail Resorts said Tuesday that it will keep its North American resorts, three of which are in the Lake Tahoe area, closed for the rest of the ski season because of the coronavirus.
Mystery High Sierra Skeleton Identified as 'Ghost of Manzanar'A skeleton found by hikers this fall near California's second-highest peak was identified Friday as a Japanese American artist who had left the Manzanar internment camp to paint in the mountains in the waning days of World War II.
December Storms Give California A Promising SnowpackDecember storms gave California a promising snowpack despite a slow start, state water authorities said Thursday.
Wind-Whipped Plumas National Forest Wildfire Chars 68 Square MilesA massive wildfire in a remote area of California's gold country grew overnight to more than 68 square miles, officials said Monday.