Lake Tahoe

A woman carries an umbrella as she crosses the street in San Francisco's Chinatown, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Drought-rattled California welcomes weekend storm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians accustomed to complaining about the slightest change in the weather welcomed a robust weekend storm that soaked the northern half of the drought-stricken state Saturday even as rain and snow brought […]

02/08/2014

116-mile Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway is two-thirds done

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — The opening of a new segment of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway west of Reno means cycling enthusiasts are about two-thirds of the way to completing the dream that began 10 years ago […]

11/10/2013

Black Bear (AP Photo)

New tactics emerge in battle over Tahoe bears

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) – It’s not your average bear battle. After years of trying to keep the region’s black bears from being captured and possibly killed, animal rights activists in Lake Tahoe are using […]

10/13/2013

In this Aug. 26, 2013 file photo, a deer takes refuge alongside the road in the city of Groveland, Calif., on the edge of the Rim Fire which continues to burn in the Stanislaus National Forest. (AP Photo /Elias Funez, The Modesto Bee, File)

Rim Fire puts some holiday tourists in quandary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear […]

08/29/2013

Tahoe, Park City, Quebec bid for Aspen’s X Games

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lake Tahoe has qualified as one of four eligible sites to host the 2015-17 Winter X Games along with current host Aspen, Colo., Park City, Utah, and Quebec City, Canada.

01/18/2013

Judge blocks expansion of Lake Tahoe ski resort

HOMEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in Sacramento has temporarily blocked the planned expansion of a 50-year-old ski resort on Lake Tahoe’s west shore.

01/07/2013

Brown's office launches climate change website

(AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday launched a website to document the effects of climate change and respond to those who question it, calling them climate change “denialists.” Brown’s office announced the site while […]

08/13/2012

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