How GM Squeezed 420 Lb-Ft of Torque From the GMC Sierra's Four-Cylinder

That's a 20 percent improvement over the 2021 truck. The refreshed 2022 GMC Sierra has officially debuted, and while the big news revolves around the automaker's two new trims—the uber-premium Denali Ultimate and luxury off-roader AT4X—there's another hidden gem that GMC quietly stuffed into its press release: the base model and its four-cylinder engine.
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What Does the “AT4” Stand For in the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4?

Perhaps you’ve seen the latest 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4. It’s the latest incantation of the off-roadingpickup truck that’s been a favorite of pickup truck enthusiasts for the last three years. So what does the AT4 in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 model name stand for? And what’s included in a Sierra pickup with the AT4 package?

Caltrans crews work to keep roads open as rain falls over Sierra

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — More wet weather is expected this weekend in the Sierra. Caltrans has been working around-the-clock to keep highways safe from debris flows following the recent fires. Some travelers told FOX40 the drive isn’t too bad. Seeing crews out on the roads makes them feel safe. Carrie Edwards knows these roads […]

UNA honors fallen officer Sgt. Nick Risner's family

UNA softball and staff members changed their colors Friday from purple to blue in honor of Sheffield police Sgt. Nick Risner, who was killed in the line of duty. The university had special blue shirts made with 'Sierra 1' on the back. Those were Risner's call letters. His daughter Aili...
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Butte football hosts Sierra on Saturday after win in conference opener

BUTTE VALLEY — It took a touchdown in overtime and a touchdown and a successful two point conversion in double overtime for the Butte College football team to defeat Santa Rosa Junior College in the opener of NorCal Conference play last week in Santa Rosa. With the win the Roadrunners...

2022 GMC Sierra 1500

It doesn't matter what badge is on the nose - the reveal of an updated full-size pickup in America is always going to be big news. While the GMC Sierra 1500 has always had to play second (or third, or fourth) fiddle to rivals from Ford, Ram, and Chevrolet, the upgraded Sierra 1500 has doubled down on luxury and technology to change this perception. The highly specced Sierra Denali Ultimate has been described by GMC as the most advanced, luxurious pickup in the segment. But the new Sierra will have to excel in areas like practicality, capability, and style as well to have a chance of stealing a place on the podium in this segment. Let's find out if it ticks the right boxes.
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Skelton: State is trying to address drought. It’s a tough nut to crack

We just finished the second-driest water season on record in California. Worse, it was the driest two-year period. Only 1924 was drier, according to the state Department of Water Resources. And back then, California had a population of just 4.5 million. Now we have 39.5 million people gulping water — plus a lot of overplanted thirsty nut orchards in the arid San Joaquin Valley.

True blue: Ford Sierra RS Cosworth vs Mustang Mach-E

One such car arrived in 1986, but how about in 2021? We compare two rather different fast Fords. What could a 1980s fast Ford and its 2021 all-electric descendant possibly have in common? Are they chalk and cheese or two peas in a pod?. In 1986, 35 years ago, Ford...