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404 points by The New York Times | California Orange County California The New York Times The Los Angeles Times Gold California Gold Rush Los Angeles Galaxy Gold mining
California man finds 18-ounce gold nugget
Daniel UriaFRESNO, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A California man struck gold, pulling a large 18-ounce gold nugget out of a local creek.
228 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst California Gold Rush Gold Gold mining
Trump approves FEMA disaster declaration for 34 California counties hit by storms
The federal government has made money available to help dozens of California counties recover from a series of deadly storms that triggered floods, mudslides and avalanches statewide last month. From Jan. 3 to 12, the state was pounded by a series of storms that buried the Sierra Nevada in snow...
382 points by Los Angeles Times | California California Gold Rush Northern California Redding California Rain United States Sierra Nevada Sacramento California
California storms could trigger floods, mudslides and bring 120-mph winds, forecasters warn
The storms didn’t pack the punch of the atmospheric rivers that swept across California in January. But the first of two storms that arrived before sunrise Monday dropped much welcomed rain and snow from the Sacramento Valley and Sierra Nevada down to San Diego County. After years of sustained...
552 points by Los Angeles Times | California Meteorology Rain Wind Precipitation California Gold Rush San Francisco Bay Area Sierra Nevada
Police escort congressman after rowdy California town hall
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Congressman Tom McClintock, a Republican from California, faced a rowdy crowd at a packed town hall meeting in Northern California, and had to be escorted by police as protesters followed him shouting, "Shame on you!"
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Sacramento California California The Sacramento Bee Meetings James McClatchy Northern California Sacramento metropolitan area California Gold Rush
California's snowy slopes are smoothed for Sierra ski season
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) - Snows are blanketing the slopes of the Sierra Nevada in Northern California and skiers and resorts alike are eagerly anticipating next week's beginning of the ski season. Machines are churning out artificial snow and plows are mixing it with the real thing Friday as Wednesday's beginning ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lake Tahoe California Nevada Sierra Nevada Snow California Gold Rush Mediterranean climate Sierra Nevada
Officials: Drought kills 102 million trees in California
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say the California drought has now killed more than 102 million trees. The U.S. Forest Service said Friday that an aerial survey shows more than a 100 percent increase in dead trees across the state since 2015. Officials blame California's five-year drought and bark beetle ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | California Tom Vilsack United States Secretary of Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture United States California Gold Rush Nevada Sierra Nevada