Explore abc7news.com Stories

Recent "sierra" Stories, Video and Galleries

  • Cloudy skies in the Bay Area.
  • The latest rainstorm that soaked the Bay Area has moved on, but it did cause some problems.
Tags:
drought, rain, berkeley, golden gate bridge, EBMUD, PG&E, oakland, sierra, accuweather
  • Cloudy skies in the Bay Area.
  • The latest rainstorm that soaked the Bay Area has moved on, but it did cause some problems.
Tags:
drought, rain, berkeley, golden gate bridge, EBMUD, PG&E, oakland, sierra, news
  • Sierra snow
  • The Sierra has already received a foot of snow in some areas and more snow is expected to fall during this spring storm.
Tags:
snow, rain, drought, sierra, accuweather
  • The Sierra is seeing a new round of snowfall at the start of spring, bringing back alive the diminished ski season.
Tags:
sierra, ski resorts, accuweather
  • Delta
  • The drought in California has prompted officials to release fresh water into the Delta after high salinity levels were found in the water.
Tags:
water, drought, rain, sacramento, discovery bay, sierra, east bay news, laura anthony
  • An injured male bear cub was found Monday morning at Heavenly ski resort. It was transported to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care to be treated.
  • Experts worry the drought and warm weather could be disrupting bears' natural hibernation cycle.
Tags:
animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, sierra, ski resorts, rescue, news
  • Experts worry the drought and warm weather could be disrupting bears' natural hibernation cycle.
Tags:
animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, sierra, ski resorts, rescue, california news, jonathan bloom
  • Some of 1,427 Gold-Rush era U.S. gold coins are displayed at Professional Coin Grading Service in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
  • A spokesperson for the U.S Mint says the U.S. government has no claim to the rare coins found in Gold Country.
Tags:
northern california, sierra, california news, wayne freedman
  • Some of 1,427 Gold-Rush era U.S. gold coins are displayed at Professional Coin Grading Service in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
  • A spokesperson for the U.S Mint says the U.S. government has no claim to the rare coins found in Gold Country.
Tags:
northern california, sierra, news
  • A young bear is recovering after being rescued at a Lake Tahoe ski resort Monday.
Tags:
animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, sierra, ski resorts, rescue, california news, lilian kim
  • An injured male bear cub was found Monday morning at Heavenly ski resort. It was transported to a wildlife care facility.
Tags:
animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, sierra, ski resorts, rescue, california news
  • Pardee Reservoir in the Sierra foothills
  • East Bay MUD asks its customers to reduce their water usage by 10 percent.
Tags:
water, drought, rain, sierra, EBMUD, east bay news
  • Pardee Reservoir in the Sierra foothills
  • East Bay MUD asks its customers to reduce their water usage by 10 percent.
Tags:
contra costa county, sierra, EBMUD, water, rain, drought, news
  • California Ski Company shop in Berkeley
  • The Lake Tahoe snowpack is just 16 percent of normal and the lack of snowfall is not just hurting the Sierra, but businesses as well.
Tags:
snow, rain, water, drought, lake tahoe, sierra, accuweather
  • California Ski Company shop in Berkeley
  • The Lake Tahoe snowpack is just 16 percent of normal and the lack of snowfall is not just hurting the Sierra, but businesses as well.
Tags:
sierra, lake tahoe, drought, snow, water, rain, accuweather
  • Lake Tahoe skiing
  • Even though the snowfall has been really low in the Sierra, there is often a blizzard at some Lake Tahoe ski resorts.
Tags:
snow, lake tahoe, sierra, assignment 7, dan ashley
  • Lake Tahoe skiing
  • Even though the snowfall has been really low in the Sierra, there is often a blizzard at some Lake Tahoe ski resorts.
Tags:
lake tahoe, sierra, snow, ski resorts, news
  • California water reservoir
  • The East Bay Municipal Utilities District is growing concerned about the little rainfall in the Sierras, which will impact their water supply.
Tags:
sierra, orinda, jerry brown, EBMUD, water, drought, east bay news, lyanne melendez
  • California water reservoir
  • The East Bay Municipal Utilities District is growing concerned about the little rainfall in the Sierras, which will impact their water supply.
Tags:
water, drought, sierra, EBMUD, orinda, lafayette, news
  • Dry hillside
  • The New Year brought new realities for Bay Area water supplies after 2013 turned out to be the driest year in the region.
Tags:
water, drought, marin county, lake county, hetch hetchy, sierra, santa clara county, news
  • Dry hillside
  • The New Year brought new realities for Bay Area water supplies after 2013 turned out to be the driest year in the region.
Tags:
water, drought, marin county, lake county, hetch hetchy, sierra, santa clara county, local news, matt keller
  • dry sand and dried up clams
  • Very warm weather and lack of any rain in the future has Bay Area water officials more than a little nervous at this time.
Tags:
water, drought, marin county, sierra, lake county, north bay news
  • People skiing at Boreal
  • Ski season is ramping up. Many Lake Tahoe ski resorts have stepped up their snow making in the wake of two dry seasons.
Tags:
lake tahoe, snow, ski resorts, sierra, california news, jonathan bloom
  • People skiing at Boreal
  • Ski season is ramping up. Many Lake Tahoe ski resorts have stepped up their snow making in the wake of two dry seasons.
Tags:
lake tahoe, snow, ski resorts, sierra, news
  • Snow-making machine at HeavenlyMountain Resort.
  • Most Sierra ski resorts will be open for Thanksgiving.
Tags:
sierra, lake tahoe, snow, ski resorts, thanksgiving, california news
  • A non-profit called Snow School Incorporated has started a crowdfunding campaign to build an outdoor snow park in San Jose.
  • A non-profit called Snow School Incorporated has started a crowdfunding campaign to build an outdoor snow park in San Jose.
Tags:
san jose, non-profit, snow, fundraiser, highway 101, sierra, south bay news
  • Tetherball Bear
  • Three years ago, a black bear cub was found orphaned and malnourished in a freezing meadow between Lake Tahoe and Reno. Now Eli is king of the playground!
Tags:
viral video, youtube, animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, sierra, watercooler
  • A well-meaning hiker is hoping to help return a camera to another hiker who appears to have dropped it while hiking in the Sierra over the weekend.
  • A well-meaning hiker is hoping to help return a camera to another hiker who appears to have dropped it while hiking in the Sierra over the weekend.
Tags:
sierra, california news
  • Rescue shot through victims perspective
  • A California man hurt in a whitewater accident in the Sierra captures his own rescue on camera.
Tags:
sierra, rescue, news
  • Bear in the front seat of a car in Truckee
  • Here's more proof as to why you should always roll up your windows and lock your doors, especially in the Sierra.
Tags:
sierra, animal, animals in peril, california news
  • Tahoe is getting some fresh snow, but its not really adding up to much for ski resorts.
  • Tahoe is getting some fresh snow, but it's not really adding up to much for ski resorts.
Tags:
snow, storm, sierra, lake tahoe, accuweather
  • Tahoe is getting some fresh snow, but its not really adding up to much for ski resorts.
  • Tahoe is getting some fresh snow, but it's not really adding up to much for ski resorts.
Tags:
snow, storm, sierra, lake tahoe, accuweather
  • Tree falls in Santa Rosa
  • The Bay Area is drying out this afternoon after some much needed rain Tuesday night and into the morning.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, travel, mount diablo, accuweather
  • Tree falls in Santa Rosa
  • Advisories have been issued for a winter storm pounding the Bay Area and the Lake Tahoe region.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, travel, mount diablo, accuweather
  • Highway Patrol pull over a vehicle in the Sierra.
  • People in the Sierra are preparing themselves for a storm that is expected to bring a lot of snow.
Tags:
snow, storm, sierra, accuweather
  • Little more rain welcome in Sonoma County
  • We're not in drought conditions yet, but what began with lots of rain early in the season certainly tapped out.
Tags:
water, rain, snow, drought, sierra, accuweather
  • January, February driest in history for Northern Sierra
  • The lack of rain in the past two months means January and February will go down as the driest in history for the Northern Sierra.
Tags:
rain, snow, sierra, accuweather
  • gold
  • With the high price of gold, some of California's big gold mining operations will reopen and return to full speed.
Tags:
sierra, news
  • Little more rain welcome in Sonoma County
  • We're not in drought conditions yet, but what began with lots of rain early in the season certainly tapped out.
Tags:
rain, snow, sierra, water, drought, sonoma county, wine industry, accuweather, wayne freedman
  • gold
  • With the high price of gold, some of California's big gold mining operations will reopen and return to full speed.
Tags:
sierra, assignment 7, dan ashley
  • The blast of winter weather is just what skiers and snowboarders in the Sierra have been hoping for.
  • The blast of winter weather is just what skiers and snowboarders in the Sierra have been hoping for.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, travel, mount diablo, accuweather
  • Tuesdays storm covered elevations above 2,000 feet in a blanket of white.
  • Tuesday's storm covered elevations above 2,000 feet in a blanket of white.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, travel, mount diablo, accuweather
  • The storm brought snow to Mount Diablo Tuesday and with it, people looking for a bit of afternoon fun.
  • The storm brought snow to Mount Diablo Tuesday and with it, people looking for a bit of afternoon fun.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, travel, mount diablo, accuweather
  • Everyone that spoke with ABC7 News expressed relief at getting some rain. January was the fifth driest January on record.
  • Everyone that spoke with ABC7 News expressed relief at getting some rain.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, travel, accuweather
  • Overturned truck in Santa Rosa
  • A system from the Gulf of Alaska started dropping rain and snow across the Bay Area and the Sierra Nevada Tuesday.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, holiday, travel, transportation, driving, accuweather
  • Rain in the North Bay
  • Rain and snow have begun falling across the Bay Area and Sierra.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, holiday, travel, transportation, driving, accuweather
  • People skiiing at Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe resorts are eagerly anticipating the storm which is expected to bring anywhere from six to 18 inches of fresh snow.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, holiday, travel, transportation, driving, accuweather
  • People skiiing at Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe resorts are eagerly anticipating the storm which is expected to bring anywhere from six to 18 inches of fresh snow.
Tags:
sierra, snow, storm, rain, ski resorts, lake tahoe, wind, holiday, travel, transportation, driving, accuweather, laura anthony
  • Snowboard boots
  • The storm didn't bring a lot of rain to the Bay Area; but to the delight of groups heading to Tahoe, it brought snow to the Sierra.
Tags:
lake tahoe, sierra, rain, snow, storm, accuweather
  • Discount lift tickets offered through online market
  • Ski season is in full swing and one local company is in the business of selling off extra lift tickets at discount prices.
Tags:
sierra, snow, ski resorts, news