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California's Eerie Ski Conditions

Lisa Bennett | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Lisa Bennett

We can, of course, debate whether any particular drought, blizzard, hurricane, wildfire, heat wave, or cold snap is the result of climate change. Yet these debates can also do little more than distract us from the essential problem before us.

West Coast Drought Has Bears Ditching Hibernation

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

UPDATE: According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, there is insufficient evidence to support the claim that the warmer weather is ca...

Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

Viator | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel
Viator

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.

More Than Moonshine: Mountain Distilleries Get Crafty

Liftopia | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

As we all know, everything tastes a bit better at altitude, perhaps after a long day of skiing, snowboarding, biking, rafting or fishing. So, to tempt your taste buds after an epic day, check out these distilleries and their "spirited" offerings for a tasty mountain treat.

5 Hotel Steals: Columbus Day Weekend & Beyond

MiniTime | Posted 12.06.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort) The leaves aren't the only thing falling these days. Prices at some of the country's best kid-friendly h...

Thousands Of Acres Of Sierra Wilderness Saved In Landmark Deal

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green

In a deal struck between conservationists and a timber company after more than a decade of development warring, thousands of acres of highly coveted, ...

North America's Best Lakeside Retreats

Vogue | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
Vogue

With summer waning, we thought we'd turn our attention away from the ocean and over to the under-appreciated lake. Maybe it's for a late August getaway or an early fall weekend trip, but either way, we found 8 stunning spots to relax by North America's prettiest swimming holes.

PHOTOS: A Lake Home Completely Built For Relaxation

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

The only thing better than owning a stunning lake house is owning one on the shore of one of the most beautiful bodies of water in America. Take for i...

WATCH: Off-Duty Nurse Finds And Saves Lake Tahoe Plane Crash Victim

Posted 07.25.2013 | Good News

When a single-engine plane crashed in Tahoe National Forest on Monday, Beth Frisby was the best possible passerby who could've stumbled onto the scene...

8 Superlative Fourth of July Celebrations

MiniTime | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

With the Fourth of July falling on a Thursday this year, millions of families are planning a four-day break to celebrate the holiday. Looking for a place to get your red, white, and blue on? Here are six standout July 4th celebrations in the USA.

$8 Million's A Bargain In This Neighborhood

The Sacramento Bee | Hudson Sangree | Posted 08.31.2013 | San Francisco

Just under $20 million will buy you a piece of Lake Tahoe paradise with history to spare. A century-old log home once owned by reclusive billionaire H...

Fireworks Shows in Cities Across The U.S.

Travelzoo | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Independence Day is around the corner, and with that in mind, here's a handy list of the big fireworks displays on the Fourth in cities across the U.S. this year.

Outdoorsy Summer Travel: The 7 Best Destinations in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summer is the time to get outdoors and get active.

Rooms With A View

Oyster | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Nothing man-made can rival Mother Nature at her finest. For those who love the great outdoors, the most memorable vacations aren't at massive mega-res...

10 Gorgeous Hotel Room Views

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2013 | Travel
Oyster

During our travels around the globe, we have stayed in some pretty gorgeous rooms. But a beautiful room means nothing if it looks out at a brick wall.

Spring Break Is Not Just For Spring Breakers

Viator | Posted 05.20.2013 | Travel
Viator

One of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas offer plenty of Spring Break deals.

PHOTOS: 9 Underrated Beach Destinations

Oyster | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Fewer people, untouched nature, you name it; underrated beach destinations are hidden gems that can be just what you're looking for.

Aboard Amtrak's Mountain Climber

AP | By MELANIE CARROLL | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The journey east on Amtrak's California Zephyr train is as good as the destination. Riding the rails from the San Francisc...

Big Blue Gets Even Bluer!

The Sacramento Bee | Edward Ortiz | Posted 05.03.2013 | San Francisco

A recent trend in improved water clarity at Lake Tahoe has scientists and regional agency planners confident that 15 years of environmental measures a...

Cities Blooming In Spring 2013

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Mardi Gras may be over, but the party is just getting started in the Big Easy.

WATCH: Monster Goldfish Found In Lake Tahoe

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.20.2013 | Green

Giant goldfish have been found lurking in the waters of Lake Tahoe, and researchers say the monster fish has not been a welcome addition to the freshw...

PHOTOS: Ski On Ski Off Spas

Oyster | Posted 04.18.2013 | Travel
Oyster

What's better than crawling into a soft, warm bed after a long day of skiing? Well, very few things, but an après-ski spa session may just top it! It...

Geotourism: A Great New Reason to Visit Lake Tahoe

Pamela Mays McDonald | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
Pamela Mays McDonald

When you hear the phrase "Lake Tahoe," what's the first thing that comes to your mind? If you said "skiing" or "casinos," you'd respond as probably 99% of Bay Area residents do. If you said "geography," or "sustainability", you'd be among the minority, but you'd be onto a great new idea.

A Timeless Read for a New Year

Mary Buffett | Posted 03.25.2013 | Small Business
Mary Buffett

We do have a chance and the choice -- every day -- to make the right decisions to make sure that our emotional lives are aligned with our financial lives. That is my gift to you as we begin this New Year.

What to Wear for Any Ski Vacation

HomeAway | Posted 03.25.2013 | Style
HomeAway

In a great ski town, the slopes are only part of the fun. So shed those insulated pants and get stylish and warm in these outfits tailored to some of our favorite ski towns.