Katie Dowd, Inside Scoop SF

Katie Dowd

Inside Scoop SF

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Recent articles by Katie:

Traffic backups around Lake Tahoe area likely as snow falls

Drivers leaving the Lake Tahoe area Sunday should be prepared for slow going and slippery road conditions. → Read More

California's most recent volcanic eruption rained ash in Nevada

For 3 million years, Mount Lassen has bubbled and boiled. Rarely does it erupt, but in late May 1914 — 27,000 years after its last explosion — the beast awoke. → Read More

Plan to cut lanes from Tahoe highway draws local protests

Parts of Highway 50 would go from four to two lanes. → Read More

18-mile gridlock on I-15 amid slammed holiday travel day

Drivers from Las Vegas to Los Angeles are stuck in gridlock traffic on I-15 Sunday. → Read More

Lamborghini driver busted going 152 mph on California highway, CHP says

A Lamborghini driver was caught going over 150 mph on a state highway this week, California Highway Patrol officers said. → Read More

Lamborghini driver busted going 152 mph, CHP says

A Lamborghini driver was caught going over 150 mph on a state highway this week, California Highway Patrol officers said. → Read More

The only holdup in Disneyland history was a mess from start to finish

On Aug. 21, 1960, the 25-year-old restaurant cashier was tasked with taking the day’s cash haul to the Disneyland bank. → Read More

Crash on Carquinez Bridge snarls traffic on I-80

Bad news for Bay Area drivers heading out for Thanksgiving dinner. → Read More

Katie Meyer's parents file wrongful death suit against Stanford

According to the lawsuit, Meyer, 21, was deeply perturbed by an email she received from Stanford’s Office of Community Standards regarding a possible disciplinary action she was facing. → Read More

Man solves Disneyland riddle so obscure no one knew about it

It appears no one noticed this mystery in plain sight. → Read More

Idaho gripped by stabbing deaths of 4 college students

University of Idaho students Madison Mogen, Kaylee Goncalves, Xana Kernodle and Ethan Chapin were stabbed to death in an off-campus rented home on Nov. 13. → Read More

California woman moves one step closer to becoming a Catholic saint

The unassuming 1950s housewife could become California's first-ever saint. → Read More

He wiped out his family — and changed California criminal law forever

A long-forgotten family annihilator changed California law as we know it today. → Read More

Flight attendant taken to hospital after passenger disrupts SFO flight

United Airlines Flight 476 took off from SFO shortly after midnight Sunday. When it landed at 6 a.m. at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, local law enforcement arrived on the scene to apprehend the passenger. → Read More

One California proposition is now among the most unpopular in history

California voters hated the sports gambling propositions. Here's why propositions 26 and 27 failed so catastrophically. → Read More

Two major California tourist spots named to Fodor's 'No List 2023'

Fodor's is asking travelers to lay off Mendocino and the Lake Tahoe area for 2023. → Read More

New revelations in Yosemite mystery of cult leader, serial killer

The grisly cold case involves a famed serial killer and a fugitive cult leader. → Read More

The failed Disneyland Park successor that beer helped kill

The failure of Riverfront Square gave Disneyland two of its most beloved attractions. → Read More

Man questioned in double murder linked to 'Lady of the Dunes' case

Massachusetts police are seeking information about Guy Rockwell Muldavin in relation to the murder case of Ruth Marie Terry in Cape Cod. → Read More

David DePape went from far left to far right. It's more common than you think.

The suspect in the attempted murder of Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, leaves behind internet posts about COVID-19 conspiracies and QAnon theories. → Read More