The Mariposa Sheriff's Department reminds travelers to check road conditions before leaving the house. Temperatures in Yosemite are expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4pm, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park, the Sierra foothills and the Kern County mountains received a dusting of snow Thursday, the National Weather Service reported. Temperatures in Yosemite were expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4p.m, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other mayors from a group representing California's 11 largest cities came to the Capitol on Feb. 21, 2018 to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to commit $1.5 billion in state funds to combat homelessness.
San Luis Obispo appears to be on its way to allowing the county’s first recreational marijuana stores. The City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, heard public comments from about a dozen cannabis industry representatives and marijuana users who argued for permissive city policies. The council also heard from a handful of community members and activists who warned of negative consequences. One opponent even read a poem he wrote: "Why take a chance with risky plants?"
National Weather Service Sacramento times out our next round of mountain snow, with the heaviest snow expected overnight and again for Thursday afternoon. Carry chains and plan for delays if you're traveling in the mountains, forecasters say.
A gaping hole was discovered in the Oroville Dam main spillway on Feb. 7, 2017, marking the start of a crisis that eventually led to the evacuation of 188,000 downstream residents. A little over a year later, work continues between the emergency spillway weir and cut-off wall, prepping the ground for the splashpad.
Sacramento Bee photo journalists Hector Amezcua and Randall Benton travelled early one morning to the Sutter Buttes to capture the beauty of the mountain range that rise above the Sacramento Valley in Sutter County. The buttes lie just outside of Yuba City in Northern California.
Amanda Renteria, a Democrat and former top staff member for Hillary Clinton, running for governor of California, talks about the timing of her candidacy during a visit to The Sacramento Bee Capitol Bureau on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.
The Tuolumne River was flowing big in 2017 after the spillway at Don Pedro Reservoir was opened last Presidents Day. We shot some scenes from the Hickman Bridge, Dry Creek, South Santa Cruz Avenue and the Ninth Street Bridge. We did the same on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Take a look at the comparisons.