The U.S. Forest Service says it expects to have a Northern California wildfire fully contained by Friday.
The Cleveland Fire killed two firefighters and charred more than 22,000 acres of forest land. It shut down main roadways and cost millions in resources.
Highway 50 has been closed indefinitely in both directions near Kyburz in El Dorado County due to thick smoke blowing across the roadway from a nearby fire.
Rock climbers in the greater Sacramento area have a fantastic climbing resource just to the east. Grab your gear, get your climbing buddies on board and hit the rocks.
An unusual winter wildfire pushed by strong winds threatened cabins Thursday in a Sierra Nevada community that typically is covered with snow this time of year.
Traffic is back to normal on Highway 50 through the Sierra after a fatal accident involving a logging truck Monday morning killed one person.
The Postal Service is considering closing more than 1 in 10 of its retail outlets including many in Northern California.
Just as the pioneers did, dozens of people participating in a wagon train re-enactment over the Sierra have run into some trouble on the trail.