· Opening dates: Donner Ski Ranch – Dec. 2; Homewood – Dec. 9, Soda Springs – Dec. 9, Diamond Peak – Dec. 14.
· Santa will be coming to the Tahoe City Golf Course with a sleigh full of presents and ready to chow on some pancakes on Dec. 9 from 10am-1pm.
· South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue is hosting a Coats for Kids Drive from Dec. 26-Jan. 31. Drop off gently used or new coats to Fire Station No. 1 at 1252 Ski Run Blvd. or Fire Station No. 3 at 2101 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
· Dee Byrne has been promoted to the role of vice president of skier services at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadow, overseeing ski and snowboard school, ski teams, resort activities sales and service, and hosts. Elianne “El” Furtney has been promoted to managing director of the resorts’ ski and snowboard school.