Back on March 27, 2018, a multi-agency rescue operation (police, fire, coast guard) was mounted to save the lives of three teenagers trapped by high surf on a cliff between Pescadero Beach and Pomponio Beach. Three rescuers were badly injured, and two of the teens were saved, but one of them was lost and presumed drowned. Click on the news link above for the whole story.
Lightning strike at Kings Beach, North Lake Tahoe, shattered this tree. (Courtesy of Tahoe Fire Department)
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The U.S. Air Force is paying $1.4 million to settle the Andreini family lawsuit in the death of stunt pilot Eddie Andreini at a Travis AFB air show in 2014.