| Apr 10, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Should the scorched forests around Lake Tahoe be logged and replanted, or should they be allowed to regenerate at nature's pace? That's the issue at the heart of a lawsuit filed recently in U.S. District Court in Sacramento by the......
| Jun 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Lake Tahoe residents have sued the Nevada wildlife commission to halt the state's first bear hunt. They worry that with hunters and hikers sharing the same woods along the lake's popular trails, it won't be only bears that get shot.......
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:34 PM
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Phillip and Nancy Garrido have started serving sentences in separate California prisons for their roles in the abduction and rape of Jaycee Dugard.
The married couple held Dugard captive for 18 years.
They pleaded guilty to...
| Nov 24, 2010
Ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada are reporting some of the biggest November snowfall totals in years, including one near Lake Tahoe that says it got nearly 9 feet over five days.
"This was the perfect storm," said Andy Chapman, tourism director of the...
| Sep 27, 2010
Jaycee Dugard, the California woman who was kidnapped at age 11 and held captive for 18 years before being found in 2009, will tell her harrowing tale in a new book, publisher Simon and Schuster said on Monday.
The book, which has yet to be titled, was...
| Oct 7, 2010
The host cities for the AMGEN Tour of California have been announced, and Davis is not on the list.
As you heard first on FOX40, there were rumors that Davis would not host a day of the popular tour, a big economic and social snub to the city who calls...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Philip Garrido's attorney is asking for more time to sift through materials for the accused kidnapper's mental competency hearing.
Public defender Susan Gellman gave notice in court documents made public Friday that she will ask the El Dorado County...
| May 11, 2011
| 9:57 AM
Day one of the two week road closure has left Highway 50 eerily quiet.
A one mile section of the rock wall separating the road from the plunging canyon below is in bad shape, patched in some place by sandbags.
The signs west of Echo Summit say 'OPEN',...
| May 15, 2011
| 10:30 AM
The first stage of the Amgen Tour of California has been cancelled because of bad weather in the Sierra.The riders were lined up and ready to race when officials made the call.
“We were monitoring weather conditions up until the predicted 1:15 p.m....
| Apr 7, 2009
Jerome Waldie, the former Northern California assemblyman and congressman who became an early advocate of impeaching President Nixon during the Watergate scandal, died Friday at his home in Placerville. He was 84.
Waldie had been in poor health the...
| May 4, 2008
Timothy M. Smith had always been a daredevil, flying off homemade jumps in a wagon attached to his friend's bike or attacking the half-pipe on his snowboard.
The native of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., brought the same intensity to the Army, leading his...