A 51-year-old man South Lake Tahoe resident was arrested on nearly 100 felony counts related to child sex abuse and investigators said they "strongly believe" there are additional victims in Santa Cruz County, where the suspect once resided.
The police officer didn't know what he was about to face when he knocked down a side door, and went into the burning house.
With no rain all month, February is on track to be one of the driest on record so far in the region, and newly released side by side satellite images show just how dire the snowpack level is in the Sierra Nevada.
The Nevada County Sheriff's Office said Eric McAuliffe of Rocklin, California, was killed in the accident in a wooded area in Truckee, which is near the Nevada state line and about 32 miles from Reno.
The blast of wind was captured around 7:45 a.m. by an instrument at 9,186 feet on Kirkwood Mountain south of Lake Tahoe, said National Weather Service forecaster Alex Hoon.
Christopher John Nicholson, 36, of South Lake Tahoe, Calif. was killed on Saturday.
The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Christopher John Nicholson of South Lake Tahoe.
The Placer County sheriff's office and the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue team responded to the scene and initially reported several victims being unaccounted for.
Coop spoke with Alex Savidge on The Four on Friday, January 17, 2020.
A winter storm warning was in effect Thursday until 10 p.m. for the Tahoe area, where as much as 18 inches (45 cm) was possible above elevations of 7,000 feet and up to 2 feet on ridge tops.
The collision happened during a day of skiing on New Years Eve on a black diamond slope, which is considered to be among the most challening ski runs.
The California Department of Water Resources made its first snow survey of the new year and officials are pleased with the results.
Officials at Northstar California Resort near Truckee, California, announced in October they would begin charging fees for the first time this season at a major parking lot near the premium parking area where fees already were in place.
A snowboarder was rescued by friends after he was buried face down by an avalanche in the Sierra on Monday.
Light snow fell in the Reno area Wednesday and a winter weather advisory was in effect until 6 p.m. for the central Sierra south of Lake Tahoe where up to 6 inches of snow was possible west of U.S. Highway 395 along the California-Nevada line.
Tahoe area receives more than six feet of snow as the 2019-20 ski season gets under way.
A winter storm warning continues in the Tahoe area through 4 p.m. Thursday, but the National Weather Service has dropped the threat of blizzard conditions from the forecast.
The California Highway Patrol said traffic in both directions was being held on both sides of Donner Pass north of Lake Tahoe Tuesday afternoon so crews could clear the highway of multiple spinouts and collisions.
“It’s going to be a pretty significant storm,” said NWS meteorologist Johnnie Powell. “We could get three to four feet, easy.”
Watch out Bay Area, that trek to Grandma's might be a bit wet and snowy during Thanksgiving week.