Helicopter Rescues Resume For People Trapped By California Creek FireMore rescues by helicopter were underway Tuesday morning for Sierra National Forest visitors trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire in California, a state where numerous wildfires are raging and weather conditions threaten more.
2 Successful Hiker Rescues Occur In SierraTwo separate hiker rescues unfolded in the Sierra this weekend.
Final Survey Of The Season Finds Sierra Snowpack At Just 3 Percent Of May AverageThe final snow survey of the season in the Sierra Nevada paints a dire picture of California’s water year.
Sierra Storm Could Bring More Than 2 Feet Of Snow By MondayA pair of late winter storms packing heavy snow and high winds are headed for the Sierra and Lake Tahoe this weekend, with wind gusts as strong as 90 mph possible over the ridge tops.
All Sierra Highways Seeing Chain ControlsA significant storm has dumped snow all across the Sierra on Monday - and made for some dangerous driving conditions.
Heavy Snowfall Leads To Spin-Outs, Closures Along I-80 Toward SierraHeavy snowfall and spin-outs are causing various road closures along Interstate 80 headed toward the Sierra.
Several Sierra Schools Closed For Snow Day, Or On Two-Hour Delays On FridaySeveral Sierra school districts will be closed on Friday for a snow day.
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.
2 Feet Of New Snow In Sierra, 6 Feet In A Week Above TahoeMore than 2 feet of new snow has fallen in the Sierra, where more than 6 feet has been recorded the past seven days at the top of some Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts.
Rare California Trout Species Returns To Native HabitatFor the first time in nearly a century, a rare California trout species will swim in a mountain creek that is its native habitat.
After Spate Of Fires, CHP Stepping Up Brake Check Enforcement In High CountryCalifornia Highway Patrol says they will be stepping up enforcement after a spike in brake fires.
California 2nd Only To Washington In 'Bigfoot' Sighting ReportsDo you believe in Bigfoot? Well, a lot of Californians certainly do.
WB I-80 In High Sierra Back Open After Jackknifed Big Rig Blocks RoadA jackknifed big rig caused major problems for drivers on Interstate 80 in the high country.
4 Mountain Climbers Rescued From Sierra Nevada PeakA California Highway Patrol helicopter crew rescued four climbers from a Sierra Nevada peak.
Plentiful Snowpack Promises Late-Season Skiing, Healthy Spring RunoffRecord-setting February has led to a Sierra snowpack that is 164 percent of normal for this time of year.