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?
Gregg Hein is recovering at a Fresno hospital.
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.
With summer approaching state water managers say California’s snowpack is at 18 percent of average for the date.
Winter doesn’t seem to want to go away in the Sierra Nevada.
The snowpack atop mountain peaks in California and Colorado has a new set of eyes watching from high above to better gauge the amount of water that will rumble down rivers and streams each spring as runoff.
Gov. Jerry Brown provided some very practical guidance for Californians amid a deepening drought: Take shorter showers, turn off the water while brushing teeth, and “don’t flush more than you have to.”
Storm totals as of 4 AM Wed: Valley rain (north-Yuba City, Oroville): 1-1.5” Valley rain (Sac area): .50-.75” Valley rain (Stockton area): .30” Foothills rain: .75 – 1” Sierra snow: 3”+ (above 6500’) Today: Additional […]
The wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has become the fourth-largest conflagration in modern California history.
Dense smoke from a wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park on Saturday hampered both suppression efforts and the prized views sought by holiday weekend tourists.
With the last big travel weekend of the summer arriving, some nervous tourists are keeping an eye on the huge Sierra Nevada wildfire, wondering whether it will interfere with their travel plans to destinations like Yosemite National Park.
Monks in a small Northern California town are rebuilding a 16th Century Spanish monastery with help from what may seem an unlikely source: beer.