Sugar Bowl

Fishing restrictions are in place on Klamath River

It used to be that some of the hottest salmon fishing in the fall occurred on the Klamath River. Campgrounds were packed, and the mouth of the Klamath literally was a sea of boats. ...

Pig hunts to be offered in Yolo County

California is home to many wild pigs, and farmers aren’t happy with the damage the porkers do in their rooting for foodstuffs. Essentially, wild pigs aren’t much more t ...

Abalone dying along Sonoma County coast

Divers plying the waters off the Sonoma County coastline in search of one of the most prized items anybody can put on the dinner table — abalone — are reporting dead or ...

Mt. Everest is the ultimate grind for this Roseville climber

Rick Hitch doesn’t have a fear of heights, but he isn’t particularly fond of heights, either.But when he was supposed to be focused on deer hunting, his attention was d ...

Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts

In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure.In some respects, ski resorts are like any other bus ...

More snowfall means more visitors to resorts

By most accounts, the ski season was a dramatic success a year ago for Lake Tahoe and other California resorts. According to statistics compiled by the California Travel & Tou ...

Sierra resorts see banner season

With the arrival of spring, the end of ski season is just weeks away. Resorts will be closing on a high note, according to Andy Chapman, director of tourism for the North Lake ...

Business booms for the holidays at Sierra resorts

By Gloria Young, Journal Staff Writer It snowed early. It snowed often. It snowed a lot. And that added up to a record holiday season for Sierra resorts. Northstar and Sierra at ...

Sierra resorts celebrate the holidays

While those in the foothills are dreaming of a white Christmas, skiers and boarders up the hill are living it. Christmas hit the mountains a little early in the form of some nice, ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Sierra resorts offer deals on snow fun

Skiers and boarders will be able to stretch their recreation dollars a little further this season. Sierra resorts are offering deals on everything from lift tickets to lodging, par ...

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 ...

Prime skiing in area mountains

The foothills offer some of the best skiing and riding on the West Coast, and several area resorts feature must-do runs that every snow aficionado needs to experience. One of the ...

Expect seriously chilly Christmas temperatures

Sierra travelers will be getting a pre-Christmas respite from heavy snow today as the vestiges of one front exits and another hovers off the coast. Jim Mathews, a weather forecast ...