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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

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort (Squaw Valley USA)

2014 U.S. Alpine Championships To Be Held At Tahoe Resort

The U.S. Alpine Championships are returning to Lake Tahoe next year at Squaw Valley ski resort, home of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games.

04/24/2013

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort (Squaw Valley USA)

71-Year-Old Skier Dies At Squaw Valley Resort

Squaw Valley officials reported on Friday that the unidentified man died around 11 a.m. on the west face of KT-22.

12/21/2012

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California Ski Resorts Hiring More Locals

LAKE TAHOE (KCBS) – As Tahoe resorts report the first snow of the season, operators have been holding job fairs this as they look to hire around 15,000 seasonal workers, many of them local. Seasonal […]

10/12/2012

Glen Plake attends the Celebrity Racing Charity Event at the Pole Position Raceway on December 2, 2007 in Corona, California. (Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Livermore-Born Extreme Skiing Pioneer Survives Deadly Nepal Avalanche

Renowned American extreme skier Glen Plake, one of the survivors of the weekend Himalayan avalanche that killed at least eight people, said Wednesday he feels lucky to be alive but heartbroken that he could not save two friends who remain missing.

09/26/2012

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Skier Dies After Falling Into Hole At Sierra Resort

A skier died at the Sierra-At-Tahoe ski resort Sunday afternoon after falling into a deep hole, according to resort officials.

03/19/2012

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

Storm Makes Ripe Ski Conditions In Sierra

A late winter storm that dumped at least 6 feet of snow in parts of the Sierra Nevada created ripe conditions for snow sports enthusiasts but also posed risks for back country skiers, one of whom was killed by an avalanche.

03/02/2012

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