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Snow levels: better than last year, still not enough

At least two ski resorts near Sonora, California have already succumbed to staggeringly low snow totals this year and more are sure to follow unless things pick up. But the minisc ...

Increasing snowpack a welcome sight at resorts

Recent snowfall in the Sierra left behind 20 inches of fresh snow and travelers ready to hit the slopes. “We are heading up from San Francisco to get in some skiing,” ...

Sierra resorts boost snowmaking capability, increase terrain

This week’s strong storm gave a kickstart to ski season. And the resorts are ready with an array of upgrades and improvements for skiers and boarders. At Sugar Bowl Resort, ...

Wet skies bring relief to ski resorts

As they roll shadowy and showering over the foothills, storm clouds are bringing with them a silver lining for mountain resorts to the north. The rains falling in Auburn on Thursd ...

Storm to bring rain, snow and drop temperatures

It won’t be a soaker but it will be chilly. A storm moving in tonight from the Gulf of Alaska will drop Auburn’s daytime temperatures into the 40s. Wednesday’s h ...

Skiers still hitting Sierra slopes, despite lack of natural snowfall

BOREAL – Snowboarders and skiers aren’t letting the absence of natural snowfall during an unusually storm-free early winter keep them from enjoying Sierra slopes. At Boreal Mo ...