Winter Clothes

Tahoe man rescued after being stranded a week in deep Sierra Nevada snow

A man who became stranded in the Sierra Nevada during a major snowstorm was found alive a week later by CHP air operations.
The view from a California Highway Patrol helicopter of the area in the Sierra Nevada where a Tahoe man was rescued after being stranded for seven days. (California Highway Patrol)

A Tahoe man survived for seven days in the Sierra Nevada, hemmed in by deep snow after being led astray by his GPS.

Harland Earls, 29, visited friends in Grass Valley the weekend before the worst of a winter storm hit, according to a Sierra County Sheriff’s Office press release.

On Jan. 24, Earls headed for Truckee by way of Highway 49. Trusting his GPS when it indicated that Henness Pass Road was a shorter route, he changed direction.

Unaware that the road is not plowed and open only in the summer, he followed the device’s instructions and soon found himself stuck as the storm dumped 6 to 8 feet of snow.

After nearly a week without word from Earls,

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No Normal Clothes: The Men’s Fall 2021 Collections Prize Ingenuity and Independence

Watch television, read the front pages of newspapers, or scan your social media feeds and you’ll find headlines and imagery dominated by men. New presidents, doctors, scientists, thought leaders…men, men, men. But, hey, I’m just here to talk about those men’s outfits—or rather the lack of them on the fall 2021 men’s runways

The clothing shown during the mostly digital fall 2021 season is not for front-page news guys, with the exception of Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, who can probably relate to the themes of male aggression in Rick Owens’s collection. Among the other 200-plus collections we covered on Vogue Runway there was nary a presidential suit nor a news anchor blazer in sight. There was also a surprising lack of bro-clothes—“brothes?” When Virgil Abloh declared in late 2019 that “streetwear is dead” he was really onto something. 

This rejection of mainstream male dress is fueled by creativity. Never

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PA snow: Gov. Wolf urges motorists to avoid unnecessary travel due to winter storm

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Governor Tom Wolf is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel as a nor’easter continues to dump snow across the region.

“As this winter storm continues, the best plan of action is to stay home,” Gov. Wolf said. “If you are required to travel, have all the proper safety precautions in place and stay alert for rapidly changing conditions.”

Wolf is also encouraging employers to offer telework options if possible on Monday.

Get the latest AccuWeather forecast at

Roughly 1 to 4 inches of snow has already fallen across the commonwealth Sunday night. A coastal low moving up the coast will help fuel a heavy band of snow to parts of the region. The AccuWeather team says the heaviest snow will fall after 10 a.m. Monday.

Speeds will be reduced to 45 mph on the following roadways, according to PennDOT:

– Interstates 76, 95, 295, 476,

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Modesto CA homeless seek shelter during winter cold, rain


The warming center at The Modesto Gospel Mission welcomes new clients during the severe winter storm on January 28, 2020.

This week’s winter storm brought more than 3 inches of rain and near gale-force winds, washing away many homeless encampments and leaving the occupants exposed to brutal conditions.

Some people took advantage of a warming center at the Modesto Gospel Mission.

“We are open all day and all night for anyone to come in and get out of the weather,” said Zack Gentry, director of programs at the mission.

Gentry said that at 8 a.m. Thursday morning, the warming center had 35 new people who were not regular daily visitors, but the center has the capacity for at least 100 more, even with following COVID-19 precautions.

The Mission opens their warming center when temperatures drop to 40 degrees, it’s raining or otherwise unsafe for people to be out

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Winooski organizations team up to serve neighbors in need

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Two Winooski organizations are teaming up to make sure underserved communities have what they need during the pandemic.

Winooski Mutual Aid and Iceberg Consulting have started “P.U.M.A.” It stands for “Pop-up Mutual Aid.”

Once a week, volunteers will pack up a carload of winter clothes, masks, hygiene products and food, and drop them off in different neighborhoods.

The organizers say the goal is to meet people where they are and eliminate barriers that may prevent people from getting to other donation drives in the area.

Mellisa Cain says some of those barriers include child care, language and transportation.

“A lot of events– you have to go at a certain time. And so you have to meet the other organization’s time schedule, whereas people work, people have child care and they’d have to arrange child care. A lot of folks don’t have the transportation. You have to

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Weeks after winter sports cancellations, school systems move forward with fall athletic schedule

A variety of factors have caused local schools to maintain their adjusted fall sports schedule, despite previous cancellations and rising COVID numbers.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — “With fall sports we were always worried about the humidity in the beginning, and then by the time the playoff rolled around you had to have your beanies and hats and everything on.”

Chesapeake Supervisor of Student Activities Kevin Cole may want to break out the winter clothes a little earlier in the fall sports schedule this year with football and competitive cheer starting conditioning January 28th. 

Just two weeks after voting to cancel winter sports, the Chesapeake School Board voted to go ahead with the adjusted Fall sports season, Cole says the timeline made all the difference

“We looked at all sports across the board and we’ve got a longer time frame now, pauses made it impractical to do winter season in two

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