No Hibernation Here; Mama Bear Has Standoff With Placer County LieutenantA bear sighting in Tahoe City turned into a standoff this week. A Placer County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant noticed a mama bear and her cub outside of the station. But when mama bear spotted the camera, she marked her territory with a stare down.
Deputy Helps Save Family Of Ducklings That Was Trying To Cross RoadA Placer County sheriff's deputy worked tirelessly to save a group of ducklings she found trying to cross a busy roadway.
‘Caught In A Slide’: Men Post Selfie Inside Car Buried By AvalancheTwo cars were caught in the path of an avalanche on Highway 89 overnight.
Best Scenic Drives Near SacramentoAmong the many great realities of the greater Sacramento area is simply its location. No matter which point of the compass you chose to head to on the highways and byways you'll find great vistas, historic places, oceans, mountains and rolling foothills. There are quiet back roads that take you into backcountry wonder, and highways that transport you to bustling cities and everything in between.
Native American Dancers Hope To Bring More Snow To SierraSaturday's storm brought some snow to the Sierra and some smooth dance moves possibly helped.
Lake Tahoe Dam Marks 100th, Tahoe City Turns 150The first dam built to control the flow of the Truckee River as it tumbles down the Sierra Nevada out of Lake Tahoe has turned 100 years old.
Placer County Sheriff Seeks Public's Help Identifying Persons Of InterestThe Placer County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying three women wanted for using stolen credit cards.
Best Pet-Friendly Getaways Near SacramentoWith a little research, it's pretty easy to find a place that will welcome you and yours with warmth, open arms, a doggie dish and some dog treats thrown into the deal.
Two Die In Tahoe City FireAn early morning fire claimed the lives of two Tahoe City residents and their dog, according to the Placer County Sheriff's Office.
Tahoe Man Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of BearWildlife officials have cleared a Lake Tahoe man in the Nov. 20 fatal shooting of a black bear inside his restaurant.
Bear Killed After Breaking Into Tahoe RestaurantA restaurant owner survived a face-to-face encounter with a 500 pound black bear, but the bear did not.