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Mount Hamilton

Snow was spotted on the KPIX 5 Mt. Hamilton camera as the sun came up Tuesday. (CBS)

Cold Blast Drops Sierra Snow Level, Dusts Mt. Hamilton

Overnight precipitation dropped snow levels in the Sierra Foothills and even left a hint of snow on Mount Hamilton in the South Bay.


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Arson Suspected In Mount Hamilton Grass Fire

Fire crews have controlled a grass fire on Mount Hamilton east of San Jose that was sparked by a suspected arson fire set inside one of two stolen cars found near Grant Ranch County Park.


Snow covers the telescopes at Mount Hamilton's observatory in San Jose after a rare dusting on Dec. 7, 2009. (AP Photo)

Snow Expected Overnight On Bay Area Peaks

Rain and a dusting of snow have been forecast throughout the region overnight, beginning in the North Bay and drifting across the region into Saturday morning.


View from Mount Tamalpais (credit:

Tom Stienstra’s Top 5 Bay Area Mountain Tops

In the Bay Area, Tom Stienstra lists the top five mountain tops that show you why our region is the best of any metro area…


Firefighters rescued a Caltrans driver who ended up in an embankment near Mount Hamilton on February 17, 2012. (CBS)

Caltrans Driver Rescued From Embankment Near Mount Hamilton

San Jose firefighters have rescued a Caltrans delivery truck driver who went off Mt. Hamilton Road and fell down a 100-foot embankment Friday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said.


Mount Umunhum in the Santa Cruz Mountains (Al Reinig/CBS)

South Bay Preservationists See Opportunity In Real Estate Slump

Several preservation groups have launched an ambitious effort to save at least 10,000 acres of natural habitat from Santa Cruz to South San Francisco.