American River water running higher, Discovery Park beach swallowed up
With spillways opening this week, American River flows from Folsom to the confluence with the Sacramento River are higher. Some access points are closed to vehicular traffic and the beach at Discovery Park has been swallowed up by a wider river st
A vehicle fire Wednesday on Highway 49 in Placer County is believed to have started due to overheating. "Be careful out there during these hot temperatures," Placer County Sheriff's Office said. The truck was badly damaged but no one was injured.
Here's a look at Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall from early June 2018 as the snow in the Sierra melts rapidly, transforming into these powerful displays. These waterfalls will slow to a trickle later in the summer when the snowpack melts away.