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Snow rekindles Auburn Ski Club slope hopes

  With more than 12 inches of freshly fallen snow at Boreal Mountain Resort and snowmaking equipment running much of the day, interest was building Tuesday for a return to th ...

Reader Input: Hose owner weighs in

Response to “The emperor’s new hose” by Bill Clark (Reader Input, June 5): I thoroughly agree with your comments as regards to those no-kink, lightweight hoses ad ...

Reader Input: The emperor’s new hose

This is a warning to any people who are fooled into buying one of those lightweight, compact, no-kink garden hoses that are advertised on TV. They last about two months. Don&rsqu ...

Squaw Valley USA being sold to Colorado investment firm

Owners of the Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics have agreed to sell Squaw Valley USA to a Colorado-based investment firm that's pledging $50 million i ...

Media Life: Search for Placer County Olympics artifacts leads to puck mystery

A news story last week on Squaw Valley’s 1960 Olympic Games anniversary celebration next month highlighted the possibility that a puck from the big U.S. hockey win over the Sovie ...

Placer's 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics treasure unearthed in Midwest

The Holy Grail for the Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation may be coming in the form of a hockey puck. Fifty years ago, when Squaw Valley played host to the eighth Winter Olympics, ...