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No telling how much more snow coming for Sierra Nevada

No one really knows how much snow fell on the infamous Donner Party when the pioneers were trapped atop the Sierra Nevada for months and dozens died near Lake Tahoe in the winter of 1846-47.

Don't feed the bears! But birds OK, new Tahoe research shows

Don't feed the bears! Wildlife biologists and forest rangers have preached the mantra for nearly a century at national parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite, and for decades in areas where urban development increasingly invaded ...

Firefighters slow growth of California blaze near Yosemite

Firefighters have significantly slowed the spread of a huge wildfire burning in a forest near Yosemite National Park that burned 55 homes and other buildings and forced thousands from their homes, officials said Monday.

Dry January means less water than normal in California snow

The water contained in California's mountain snow is now lower than the historical average after a January without significant rain or snow—a dramatic reversal from December that demonstrates the state's challenges in managing ...

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