Lake Tahoe: Drought, climate change threatening winter, way of life at iconic landmark

Mercury News: There's something disconcerting about life at Lake Tahoe these days. It's still winter, but visitors are renting bikes instead of snowshoes and kayaks instead of skis. Come summer -- without last-ditch torrential rains -- the lake level is expected to be at such a historic low that some marinas will have to dredge for boats to launch. Jumping off the end of a pier could result in a rock-hard landing. California's epic drought, entering its perilous fourth year, has combined with a pattern of......

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