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Lake Tahoe

KPIX 5's Roberta Gonzales took this photo of the Far East Express lift at Squaw Valley on February 25, 2014. (CBS)

Lake Tahoe Locals Say Ski Season Among Worst In Decades

Much needed snow is forecast to reach the Sierra and Lake Tahoe later this week. Resorts are hoping the snow will provide some hope amid one of the worst ski seasons in decades.

02/25/2014

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

Teenager Dies In Snowboarding Accident At Heavenly Resort At Lake Tahoe

A California teenager has died in a snowboarding accident at Heavenly Resort at Lake Tahoe.

02/05/2014

Napa Valley (credit: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

Napa Tourism Thrives, Tahoe Suffers Amid Dry Winter

Tourism in the Sierra and Lake Tahoe is suffering due to the lack of snow this winter. Meanwhile, the Napa Valley is reaping the benefits of an unusually dry and mild season with a huge jump in visitors.

01/24/2014

Matt Walker of the USA competes during the ski slopestyle portion of the Alli Dew Tour on February 20th, 2009 at Northstar Resort in Truckee, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: California Drought Severely Impacts Sierra Ski Industry

Some Tahoe-area resorts have not even been able to open their runs due to a lack of snow.

01/22/2014

Bear Ventures Into A Ski Race At Tahoe's Heavenly Resort (Credit: Tahoe Daily Tribune)

Rare Bear Caught On Camera Sharing Lake Tahoe Slopes With Skiers

Look closely, and you’ll see something out of the ordinary in this photo of skiers at Heavenly Mountain in South Lake Tahoe.

01/10/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Tahoe Couple Gets Death Threats After Bear Is Captured And Euthanized

A Lake Tahoe couple filed a police report saying they received numerous death threats and harassing messages after reporting problems with a black bear that was captured and euthanized by Nevada wildlife officials.

12/21/2013

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Skiers, Resorts Happy As Sierra Storm Drops 3 Feet Of Snow

A storm dropped up to 3 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada, helping build up the slopes and giving a fun run to skiers and snowboarders Saturday.

12/07/2013

Cal-Neva Lodge

Sinatra’s Cal-Neva Tahoe Resort To Get Makeover

The Cal Neva hotel-casino straddling the California-Nevada line will close for more than a year beginning Monday to allow for the multimillion-dollar project.

09/08/2013

Rim Fire Continues To Burn Near Yosemite National Park

Rim Fire 33% Contained, Leaves Tourists To Sierra In Quandary

The huge Sierra Nevada wildfire and its smoke plume have caused some fearful tourists to opt out of plans for the last big travel weekend of the summer, but most appear intent to go through with their vacations.

08/29/2013

Lake Tahoe, California & Nevada

San Mateo Man Drowns At Lake Tahoe After Falling Off Paddleboard

Authorities say a 42-year-old San Mateo man drowned at Lake Tahoe after falling off a paddleboard.

08/28/2013

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