5 Rescued From Sierra Nevada AvalancheThe avalanche hit Friday at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, west of Lake Tahoe.
Snow, Rain In California, But Fire Areas Are DrySnow fell Saturday in the Sierra Nevada and rain hit the far north as a storm swept through California. But the fire-ravaged wine country remained dry despite fears of mudslides.
Heat Wave Melting Record Snowpack In Northern CaliforniaForecasters expect at least one California river to hit flood stage later this week as a heat wave melts record snowpack in the Sierra Nevada.
California Water Officials Vote To Extend Emergency Water Conservation MeasuresState water regulators voted Tuesday to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack.
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.
Snow Levels In Sierra Nevada Dangerously LowState surveyors checking California's snowpack say a recent storm brought little help, and that snow levels in the Sierra Nevada are dangerously low.
Popular Valencia High Teacher, Coach Dies Hiking In Sierra Nevada A popular Valencia High School teacher and track coach died while hiking in the Sierra Nevada, school officials confirm.
Mammoth Lakes Ski Resort Ordered To Pay $30MThe Sierra Nevada ski resort of Mammoth Lakes is looking at a mammoth bill.