Winter

Hiker at Thousand Island Lake with Banner Peak in the Distance, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sierra Mountain Range, California. (Getty Images)

Truckee Duo Completes 1st Winter Hike On Pacific Crest Trail From Canada To Mexico

Moments after finishing a historic wintertime trek of the Pacific Crest Trail, Justin Lichter reassured bystanders the pale, desquamated look of his rain-soaked hands was “totally normal.”

03/09/2015

A female skunk. These black and white creatures are most iconic for their unique, defensive odour.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Love Stinks! Especially If You Are A Skunk And It’s Mating Season

It’s mating season for skunks in the Bay Area. Hold your nose!

03/07/2015

Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.

02/25/2015

(Credit, Randy Yagi)

East Coast Winter Storm Prompts 22 Flight Cancellations At SFO

East Coast weather has prompted 22 cancellations at San Francisco International Airport Monday, airport officials said.

02/09/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drenching Storm Brings Inches Of Rain, 65 MPH Wind Gusts To Bay Area

As predicted, a powerful storm arrived Friday, ending a near historic dry stretch for the Bay Area.

02/06/2015

A pedestrian walks in the rain on December 11, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with a severe storm that is bringing high winds and heavy rain that have toppled trees and caused local flooding.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Over Half A Foot Of Rain Possible As Wet Weather Finally Returns To Bay Area

The driest winter stretch in recorded Bay Area history is about to end. And If computer models are right, it will end in drenching fashion.

02/02/2015

Mauna Kea, from the UH Hilo Web Cam: Physics and Astronomy (Courtesy University of Hawaii, Hilo)

Hawaiian Man Snowboards On Tropical Island Peak After Snowstorm, Record Lows

Snowboarding video captures rare extreme sports on Hawaii’s highest peak.

01/12/2015

Interpretive Snowshoe Hike (credit: Yosemite Experience)

What To Do in Yosemite in Winter

In Winter, Yosemite is transformed into a wonderland full of exciting adventures & activities…

01/12/2015

(Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Is My Skin So Dry This Winter?

Dry skin is especially common in the winter months, when the humidity level outside drops.

01/08/2015

(Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

GRAPHIC: Top Bay Area Counties With The Most Illegal Wood Burning Complaints

As the Bay Area is on track to meet last year’s record of 11 Spare the Air days in a row, neighbors are complaining more than last year about alleged wood burning offenders.

01/08/2015

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