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Cross-country skiing offers fitness and secluded, scenic views

There are spectacular views at ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe region. But do many people really take the time to look around and marvel at the beauty?In the more hustling, crowded e ...

More snowfall means more visitors to resorts

By most accounts, the ski season was a dramatic success a year ago for Lake Tahoe and other California resorts. According to statistics compiled by the California Travel & Tou ...

Sierra resorts expect substantial snow

The potential for Sierra snowfall this week can be summed up in one word — epic. If Mother Nature and the National Weather Service are on the same page, that could mean multiple ...

Wet weather coming back to Auburn

Don’t put those umbrellas away just yet. Mother Nature took a brief break Monday after saturating Auburn and the foothills the past few days. The rain returns today and continu ...

Sierra resorts get some substantial snow

Snow in the foothills means waist-deep fluffy white stuff in the Sierra. While Auburnites spent Monday sloshing around in the slush, mountain resorts at higher elevations took st ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Prime skiing in area mountains

The foothills offer some of the best skiing and riding on the West Coast, and several area resorts feature must-do runs that every snow aficionado needs to experience. One of the ...

Expect seriously chilly Christmas temperatures

Sierra travelers will be getting a pre-Christmas respite from heavy snow today as the vestiges of one front exits and another hovers off the coast. Jim Mathews, a weather forecast ...