Wednesday Dec 18
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bay Area Getaways: December day trips
Silhouetted against a cloudy sky, four sightseers check out the miles-long views from the summit of Mount Diablo State Park.
Contra Costa Times
Lick Observatory's astronomy research could end
Astronomical research at Lick Observatory is in peril, due to the University of California's plans to cut funding and convert the 125-year-old Mount Hamilton telescopes into a mere museum.
[News & Analysis] Lick Observatory in Trouble as Austerity Starts to Bite
The iconic 125-year-old Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton near San Jose, California, is facing the threat of closure.
Cold snap brings snow, icy conditions to Bay Area
A deep freeze moved across Northern California, bringing snow at the higher elevations and icy conditions to the Bay Area.
Snow Expected Overnight On Bay Area Peaks
Rain and a dusting of snow have been forecast throughout the region overnight, beginning in the North Bay and drifting across the region into Saturday morning.
NBC Bay Area
Snow in the Bay Area Forecast
Both daytime and overnight temperatures were well below normal for much of the week with lows in the mid 20s in some areas.
Inside Bay Area
Chilly days ahead: Freeze warning issued for Bay Area
Start the car engine early and don't forget a hat, gloves and scarf. It's cold around the Bay Area on Wednesday morning and the icy chill isn't going anywhere anytime soon.