California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke, DWR Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs January 29, 2010 near Meyers, California. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Dry Start To Winter Leaves Sierra Without Snow

The state Department of Water Resources conducted its first snow survey of the season Tuesday but found little snow to measure.


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

Tahoe Ski Slopes Set For Some Changes

Some of the bigger resorts have combined operations and most are sprucing up for a possible run to hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022.


Fresh snow in the Sierra (CBS)

Oakland Skier’s Body Recovered At Sugar Bowl Resort

A search team has recovered the body of a Bay Area skier from a Northern California resort.

CBS San Francisco–03/22/2011

Warren Mufich's license place reads 'Ol Skier' (KCBS)

World War II Marine Is Inspiration On Tahoe Slopes

Warren Mufich hasn’t missed a year at Squaw Valley since it opened in 1949. He celebrated his 85th birthday this year with a free lift ticket courtesy of the resort.


medvedev schwarzenegger

Schwarzenegger Tweets Russian President: Let’s Go Skiing

The Russian president and the Terminator are tweeting—and may soon go skiing together.

CBS San Francisco–01/04/2011



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