VALLEY SPRINGS — A day before a 12-year-old boy was arrested for the stabbing death of his 8-year-old sister, his mother described him as "protective" of his younger sibling.
Leila Fowler's killing last month shook the quiet community of Valley Springs, southeast of Sacramento, and set off an intense manhunt. Her brother was in the home at the time and told police he saw a man run from the scene. Read More
What a difference a year makes.
In 2011, Lake Tahoe ski resorts were struggling to make enough snow to open for winter sport enthusiasts by Thanksgiving, but this year they are getting help from Mother Nature.
By Sunday night, resorts in Lake Tahoe could see as many as 2 feet of new snow as two storms move through the area, according to National Weather Service forecaster George Cline. More storms are expected next week as well. Read More
A man, his son and grandson climbed a California mountain peak with no name, but there was one on a 40-year-old note they found there.
The note read: "Tim Taylor climbed to this peak, Thursday, August 17, 1972. Age 13 years. Anyone finding this note please write." Read More
You don’t have to tell Bay Area skiers and snowboarders it’s been a dry winter, but just how dry has it been?
January’s snowpack, according to a report released Tuesday by the California Department of Water Resources, is the lowest it’s been in decades.
At just 19 percent, the Sierra Nevada that last year at this time was covered in white is now bare with brown grass and trees and rocks that are exposed at every turn. Read More
The snow might not be falling yet in the Sierra Nevada, but that has not stopped a San Francisco company from preparing for the rush with ride shares.Zimride, a ride-sharing website, launched a new route last month that will bring skiers and snowboarders to the slopes in Lake Tahoe. Read More
More rain is expected to hit the Bay Area this weekend, but for winter enthusiasts that only means one thing: snow in the Sierra Nevada.
As much as 8 inches of snow fell in elevations above 3,000 feet overnight, according to the National Weather Service. A second storm is expected to reach the Lake Tahoe area Saturday, bringing more snow to help resorts prepare for the winter season. Read More
It appears all those January, February and March showers are going to be followed by some April showers.The rain that greeted this week is not going away. Read More