Tahoe

A missing snowboarder from San Francisco was found after a night in the cold in the Sierra. (CBS)

Locals Amazed After Missing Snowboarder Survives Night In Tahoe Area During Storm

A day after a missing snowboarder from San Francisco was found in the Tahoe back-country, locals are saying they are amazed he made it through okay.

04/02/2014

A crew with the California Department of Water Resources measures the snowpack in the Sierra. (CBS)

Sierra Snowpack Gets Boost From String Of Storms

A string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.

03/30/2014

Northstar chair lift, top of the Tahoe Zephyr Express (Photo credit by Northstar)

Belmont Man Killed In Northstar Ski Accident

A Belmont man with two young sons died in a ski accident at the Northstar California ski resort on Valentine’s Day, according to a Placer County sheriff’s spokeswoman.

02/19/2014

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

A skier hits the slopes at Heavenly Valley. (Vail Resorts)

Tahoe’s Heavenly, Northstar Ski Resorts Open

Heavenly on Tahoe’s south shore and Northstar just to the north of the lake began limited operations Saturday.

11/23/2013

Tahoe snow (CBS)

Foot Of Snow, 103 MPH Wind Gust Reported From Sierra Storm

A foot of snow fell in the upper elevations of the Sierra overnight and a 103 mph wind gust blew across the mountains near Lake Tahoe before an early winter storm blew out of the area early Monday.

10/28/2013

Rim Fire Burns Near Yosemite National Park

Smoke From Rim Fire Expected To Affect Reno, Tahoe Area Through Labor Day Weekend

Authorities say smoke from a record wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park in California will continue to affect the Reno and Lake Tahoe areas through Labor Day weekend.

08/31/2013

Alyssa Byrne.  (CBS)

Petaluma Teen Found Dead In Tahoe Had Drugs In Her System

Authorities say a California teen who went missing in South Lake Tahoe on New Year’s Eve and was found near a snow bank died of hypothermia, but also had drugs in her system.

02/18/2013

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Bay Area Ski And Snow Guide

A few hours drive east of the Bay Area and we’ve got access to awesome winter sports and some of the most gorgeous views in the world. Hit the slopes!

CBS San Francisco–02/16/2013

Hundreds attend a candlelight vigil for Alyssa Byrne, a 19-year-old woman who was found dead in Tahoe.

Candlelight Vigil For Petaluma Teen

Hundreds of people turned out for a candlelight vigil in memory of 19-year-old Alyssa Byrne, who was found dead after disappearing on New Year’s Eve at Lake Tahoe.

01/05/2013

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