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Snowboarding (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

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–11/12/2014

(Boreal Ski Resort)

Boreal Resort Opening Signals Start Of Sierra Ski Season

It might not feel like it in the Bay Area, but winter is on its way and it’s bringing ski and snowboard season along for the ride.

11/07/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Leading To Surge In Sierra Bear Captures; 11 Killed By Vehicles Since July

An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.

10/02/2014

A light dusting of snow appear at the Big Dipper ski lift at Heavenly. (Heavenly Mountain Resort)

First Dusting Of Snow Hits Sierra; More Snow Expected

The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.

09/26/2014

(CBS)

Massive King Fire In Sierra Foothill Grows To 80,000+ Acres; 4 Homes Destroyed

The King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.

09/20/2014

(CBS)

Bay Area Fire Crews Sent To Battle King Fire Near Lake Tahoe

As part of statewide mutual aid, the Santa Clara County Fire Department has sent a strike team, to El Dorado County’s King Fire, one of the largest wildfires burning in California.

09/17/2014

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog

Threat To Endangered Frogs Puts Tahoe Tree-Thinning Project On Hold

The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.

08/11/2014

(credit: Thinkstock)

Deepening Drought Takes Toll On Boating As Lake Tahoe Level Drops To Natural Rim

Lake Tahoe’s water level stood at 6,224 feet above sea level as of Tuesday, just above its natural rim of 6,223 feet.

07/27/2014

Dog Lost in Tahoe Forest For 2 Years Reunited With Family

Dog Lost For 2 Years In Tahoe National Forest Reunited With Owner

The odds of finding a missing dog aren’t always good, and they looked exceptionally bleak to Nathan and Erin Braun after losing their 5-year-old golden retriever Murphy in the Tahoe wilderness in October 2012.

06/20/2014

Tahoe

Orphaned Baby Bear Cub ‘Tahoe’ Makes Progress In Recovery

Nearly a month after she was found orphaned, “Tahoe” the baby bear cub is thriving at her new home, according to her caretakers.

05/01/2014

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