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Sugar Bowl 2nd Resort To Suspend Skiing As Drought Takes Toll

Yet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state’s historic drought.

03/19/2015

Skiers at Sugar Bowl get ready for a run.

Skiers, Boarders Delight As Sierra Storm Dumps Much-Needed Snow On Tahoe Resorts

The Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar resorts just north of Lake Tahoe reported 16-17 inches of new snow.

02/28/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Native American Tribes Meet To Discuss Legalizing Pot On Reservations; NorCal Tribe Already Cashing In On Green Rush

Tribal leaders are drafting regulations for a marijuana industry, and they toured some dispensaries. “Historically we’ve always had the medicine man, and they’ve always prescribed herbal medicine,” said one leader.

02/27/2015

The Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. (Resort photo)

Latest Round Of Storms Providing An Ideal Base For Tahoe Ski Resorts

Ski resorts have to be clicking their skis together in joy thanks to this latest round of storms.

12/02/2014

When weather allows, crews at Heavenly work around the clock operating snowmaking equipment. Man-made snow supplements natural snow. Heavely Ski Resort boasts the largest snowmaking operation on the West Coast.  (Photo by Ed Fletcher/Sacramento Bee/MCT via Getty Images)

Tahoe Ski Resorts Fire Up Snowmaking Machines

Last weekend’s weather system was cold enough to dust the Sierra Nevada Mountains with snow, prompting at least two local ski resorts to start making their own.

10/29/2014

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CBS Local Guide To Walt Disney World

Pack up the family and head out for a vacation at the “Happiest Place on Earth.” As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.

06/11/2014

Jefferson Award winners Corinne Hindes and Katrine Kirsebom (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winning Teens Team Up To Bring Warmth To East Bay Homeless

Ever wonder what happens to the piles of clothes and gear that get lost on the ski slopes? Two Walnut Creek teenagers came up with an idea that snowballed.

02/27/2013

A tiny snowman made with the first snowfall of the season. (Heavenly Ski Resort)

First Snowfall Of Season Reported At Tahoe Resorts

The operators of Heavenly and Krikwood resorts in Lake Tahoe reports as much as an inch of snow was recorded overnight, the first measurable snow of the coming ski season.

10/12/2012