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Vivian Filipic, 4, holds the hand of her father, Filip Filipic, as she receives a gift-wrapped toy motorcycle from Craig Fierro on Friday, June 19, 2020, a day before her 5th birthday, in Truckee, Calif. Fierro, who owns a motorcycle shop in the city, has brought dozens of toys to local kids during the coronavirus pandemic over the last two months to brighten their birthdays during shelter-at-home and social-distancing directives. (AP Photo/Peter Orsi)

Californian brings toys for birthday kids isolated by virus

Jun. 30, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — When coronavirus lockdowns came to his California mountain town, businessman Craig Fierro realized there would be no children’s birthday parties — no friends playing games, eating cake and singing “Happy Birthday.” Something must be done, he thought, to...

Late spring snowstorm blows through Sierra, Lake Tahoe

May. 18, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Chain restrictions have been lifted on Interstate 80 in the Sierra after a late spring snowstorm with strong gusty winds blew through the region but more snow and rain is in the mountain forecast into Tuesday. A few inches of snow and more than 1.5 inch (38 millimeters) of rain was...