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Cal Fire: 4 Firefighters Burned While Fighting Lowell Fire

Fire authorities say a wildfire at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada has burned a little over 2 square miles of drought-stricken timber and not 6 square miles as it was reported.

07/26/2015

The fire as seen from afar. ( Credit: NWS Sacramento)

Wildfire Moves Closer To Sierra Town Of Markleeville

A wind-whipped wildfire moved closer to the Sierra Nevada town of Markleeville, California, on Sunday, and authorities are telling residents to be prepared to evacuate.

06/21/2015

Photo Credit: Tapa The World

Best Bars With A Patio In Sacramento

These Sacramento bars and eateries offer relaxing patios where patrons can enjoy a cocktail, craft beer or glass of wine.

05/28/2015

Smoke from the the fire. (Credit: Sequoia National Park)

Wildfire That Forced Evacuation Of Campgrounds Near Fresno Fully Contained

Authorities say they have fully contained a Central California wildfire that sent several hundred campers home.

04/04/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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Sierra Sees Almost 24 Hours Of Constant Snow

After nearly 24 straight hours of snow, the mighty Sierra storm is finally starting to slow.

12/12/2014

Credit: CBS13

Boreal Mountain Resort Opens For Business

The day has finally come that’s been on the calendar for some time: It’s opening day of ski season at Boreal Mountain Resort.

11/07/2014

Credit: CBS13

Sacramento Area Receives Much-Needed Rain

A very nice round of rain came across our area this morning. But just how much fell in our region?

09/25/2014

Credit: Anjali Hemphill

Wildfire Burns Over Inmate Firefighting Crew In El Dorado County

A crew of inmate firefighters battling the King Fire in El Dorado County were threatened by fast-moving flames Monday.

09/15/2014

The August blaze burned over 250,000 acres of land in the Sierra Nevadas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Replant After Wildfire Or Let Nature Take Over?

Nearly a year since a historic wildfire charred a huge swath of California’s High Sierra, debate rages over what to do with millions of dead trees left in its wake: truck them to lumber mills or let nature to take its course?

08/03/2014

Gregg Hein says he got his leg stuck in a rock several days into a solo hike in the Sierra Nevada mountains. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

California Hiker With Broken Leg Ate Bugs To Live

Gregg Hein is recovering at a Fresno hospital.

07/16/2014

Statewide Drought Forces Californians To Take Drastic Measures For Water Conversation

Water Curtailments Expected Soon In California

With summer approaching and California’s snowpack measuring at a fraction of normal, state water managers are set to order farmers and other big water users to limit the water they take from rivers for the first time since 1977.

05/01/2014

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