A brazen kidnapping attempt in the Sierra Nevada foothills not far from where an 8-year-old girl was stabbed to death in her home most likely is a bizarre coincidence, investigators said Wednesday.Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force on Monday defended a decision to award a contract for 20 light attack planes for Afghanistan to U.S.-based Sierra Nevada Corp and its Brazilian partner Embraer SA <EMBR3.SA> after scrapping an earlier contract to the companies. Full story
The amount of snow pack determines how much water the state will have in the summer, and so far the Sierra Nevada snow is 134 percent greater than normal. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.