Photo of a snow covered road in Yosemite National Park

Chain Controls Lifted on I-80 After Snow Snarls Traffic

RENO, Nev. — Another round of snow snarled traffic with more than a dozen crashes on slippery roads in the Reno-Sparks area and triggered chain controls much of Tuesday on Interstate 80 in the Sierra. Ten inches of new snow was reported Tuesday above Lake T...

Searchers Find Fresno Teen Missing in Utah Canyon

MILLCREEK, Utah — A Fresno teenager who went missing while hiking in the snowy Utah mountains was found alive Friday after spending a frigid night alone, authorities said. The 17-year-old was showing signs of hypothermia when search and rescue crews found h...

Caltrans: Grapevine Is Open Again to Traffic

Update 11:10 a.m., Friday Caltrans says the Grapevine I-5 is open to traffic accompanied by CHP escorts. Motorists are asked to drive carefully and not tailgate the escort vehicles. The highway remains ic...
Photo of traffic stuck in snow in the Cajon Pass

Caltrans: Grapevine Is Open Again to Traffic

Update 11:10 a.m., Friday Caltrans says the Grapevine I-5 is open to traffic accompanied by CHP escorts. Motorists are asked to drive carefully and not tailgate the escort vehicles. The highway remains icy. GRAPEVINE: I-5 is now OPEN with CHP escortin...
Photo of the view from Gaylor Peak down to the east side of Tioga Pass during winter

Caltrans Closes 3 More Sierra Passes for Winter

Heavy snow has caused the California Department of Transportation to close several more passes through the Sierra Nevada for the winter. The closures implemented Monday are Sonora Pass on State Route 108, Monitor Pass on SR89, and Ebbetts Pass on SR4. Li...