Sierra Snow A Welcome Sight After It Creates Traffic NightmaresSnow from a recent storm has people in the Sierra ecstatic to see a sight they haven’t seen in years.
Even With El Nino, New California Drought Rules Will Go Into Effect In 2016Any new construction with a landscape bigger than 500 square feet will need to have drought-friendly features.
Ski Resorts Hoping Strong El Nino Winter Ends Series Of Dismal Snow SeasonsForecasters are hoping that a strong El Nino winter will bring above-average precipitation to California this season.
Folsom Lake Water Level Reaches New All-Time LowThe level of Folsom Lake has dipped to a new historic low. On Sunday the lake level was measured at 140,410 acre feet. The previous record was set in November 1977 when the lake shrank to 140,600 acre feet.
Rep. Ami Bera Tours Folsom Lake While Touting Support For Sites Reservoir PlanBera says that would take some of the pressure off of Folsom Lake, which supplies drinking water to half a million people in the region.
Drought-Caused Food Shortage Drawing Bears Into California TownTourists and animal lovers hoping to see a bear in Sequoia National Park this fall probably stand a better chance of spotting one in this tiny town at the park's entrance.
Burst Pipe At Treasurer's Office Creates Second Big State-Owned Mess In 3 MonthsThey didn’t want reporters inside the Treasurer’s building to see the mess, calling the California Highway Patrol to escort CBS13 cameras out, saying the public building wasn’t public at that time.
Dam Failure Could Bring Toxic Cocktail Rolling Through JacksonThe nearly 100-year-old private dam was part of an old mining site that was shut down in 1942. Old chemicals used to mine gold have been left behind.
Gov. Brown Declares Emergency Over Dead TreesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown says dead trees around the state pose a fire hazard and has declared a state of emergency.
Does El Nino Mean It's Time To Buy Flood Insurance?Jeff Beck with Allstate Insurance in Elk Grove says he’s been flooded with calls about flood insurance quotes.
Lake Tahoe Gearing Up For More Than Just Snow After Four Years Of California DroughtIt’s called the Ale Trail, and an interactive online map shows outdoor enthusiasts 20 cool trails and local brew houses near them.
Sacramento Warning Residents To Check Trees Ahead Of Potentially Wet WinterSacramento city forester Joe Benassini says the pre-emptive maintenance could be critical in what may be a very wet next few months.