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Season-opening guide to ski resorts

Here’s a helpful ski resort guide as the season gets underway: ALPINE MEADOWS: Challenging mountain, a favorite of locals, which speaks volumes about the terrain. Location: Hig ...

Moguls with Moseley to highlight Squaw birthday bash

Although there’s no telling who might be blowing out the candles, several big names in the ski world will be on the slopes Nov. 21 when Squaw Valley celebrates its 60th birthday. ...

Still time to ski; Heavenly open until April 19

Puffy white clouds slowly pass overhead, providing a mesmerizing skyline that seems to fit perfectly with this sun-drenched day at Heavenly Mountain Resort. The tranquility of the ...

Historic Sugar Bowl once a favorite of Hollywood crowd

This aging ski resort oozes with charm and history, serving as a museum of sorts. Long before the arrival of quad chairs, shaped skis and terrain parks, Hollywood celebrities and a ...

Tahoe resorts deep in snow

Although drought discussions continue and plans for rationing water this summer are already in place for many California cities, it would be hard to put too much blame on Mother Na ...

Sierra resorts ease recession impact with special deals

When the snow gets good, the skiers get going. And the big snowfalls in February have brought out the crowds similar to years past, resort officials say. Those headed to the slope ...

Ski Report: Driving with caution in snowy conditions

Even for the most experienced drivers, a trip into the mountains can be a treacherous journey, certainly nothing that should be taken for granted. Driving carelessly in bad weather ...

Tahoe snowcat company provides excellent backcountry experience

Fran Lord was getting rather disgusted with the abbreviated ski season last year. Storms had come early and very little snow arrived after January, leaving the Philadelphia transpl ...

Northstar adds new meaning to its stay and play philosophy

In this European-inspired ski village, a recent sunny Monday morning arrives with considerable activity. Coffee-seeking people of all ages wander into Starbucks for a wakeup call, ...

Roseville eight-year-old, Mamayev, wins giant slalom event

Eight-year-old Julia Mamayev of Roseville took the top spot on the podium at a Tahoe League Race Series giant slalom event at Sugar Bowl last Saturday. The Rocklin Academy third ...