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Movie review: ‘As Above So Below’ (1)

September 1, 2014 — 

In this film, Scarlett (Perdita Weeks) is a young archeologist treating her profession as if it is a thrill-seeking sport. As the film opens, she is riding a public bus …

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New fireboat at Fallen Leaf Lake (2)

August 29, 2014 — 

Fallen Leaf Lake firefighters no longer have to rely on a 17-foot boat converted from a type of fishing vessel to respond to emergencies around the lake. The Fallen Leaf …

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Trilogy complete | Jeremy Jones, TGR set to premier latest film, ‘Higher’ (3)

August 28, 2014 — 

When Jeremy Jones spots a beastly, snow-covered peak in the remote backcountry, he sizes it up like a playground adversary, calculating in his brain the risk versus reward of accepting …

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Gas chemicals found above limit at Mark Twain Lodge (4)

August 28, 2014 — 

The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board has issued a new enforcement action against a South Lake Tahoe gas station, after drinking water at a nearby hotel revealed a contamination …

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Solution sought for bears spreading litter (5)

August 28, 2014 — 

It’s no secret: Tahoe bears love trash. The cunning animals have a reputation in the Lake Tahoe Basin of sniffing out and procuring the most protected of human disposables. They …

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Adam Jensen: The powder days of August (6)

August 27, 2014 — 

There are dozens of words to describe snow at Lake Tahoe: Powder, corn, chicken feathers. There are as many ways to describe how that snow falls: Dumping, nuking, puking. But …

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The Tahoe Expo returns with a focus on everything outdoors (7)

August 27, 2014 — 

What makes Tahoe unique will be on display at Lake Tahoe this Labor Day Weekend with the return of the Tahoe Expo. The event features a wide variety of activities …

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Fireworks displays at both shores of Lake Tahoe’s Labor Day (8)

August 27, 2014 — 

Fireworks enthusiasts have a couple of options to choose from at Lake Tahoe this Labor Day weekend. The South Shore will host its annual Labor Day fireworks display, and a …

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Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe’s Manzanita: ‘Summer in your mouth’ (9)

August 27, 2014 — 

There are quotation marks around “summer in your mouth” in the headline because it’s not my phrase. If it were the experience would be something like this: I was about …

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Bike coalition puts out updated Lake Tahoe bicycle map (10)

August 27, 2014 — 

Lake Tahoe area bicyclists can keep track of all the latest bike path and bike lane developments with the recent release of an updated trail map by the Lake Tahoe …

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Tahoe’s streets white in August (11)

August 26, 2014 — 

It looked like winter came early at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore on Monday, following a brief, but vigorous, hailstorm. A late August storm dumped almost three-quarters of an inch of …

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Q&A with Rep. Tom McClintock (12)

August 26, 2014 — 

With less than three months to go until election day, Rep. Tom McClintock dropped into the Lake Tahoe Basin this week to visit with local leaders and discuss any new …

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Movie review: ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ (13)

August 25, 2014 — 

Two chapters from Frank Miller’s graphic novels are woven into a feature-length film by the addition of two new stories in “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.” Miller’s misanthropic …

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Comedians Don McMillan and Nick Hoff to perform at the Improv at Harveys (14)

August 25, 2014 — 

As far as I know, comedian Don McMillan, who performs at the Improv at Harveys this week, is the only comic that references Avogadro’s Number, XML and beta tests in …

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Popular Tahoe sushi restaurant Yoshimi closes doors (15)

August 25, 2014 — 

For the first time in more than a decade, Incline Village is without a sushi restaurant. Yoshimi Sushi closed its doors in the Christmas Tree Village shopping center on Aug. …

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Quagga mussel DNA found (16)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) announced Friday that the reservoir at South Fork State Recreation Area has tested positive for quagga mussel DNA. No adult quagga mussels or veligers …

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Man’s body found at Lake Tahoe boat ramp (17)

August 22, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A body discovered near the Sand Harbor boat ramp Friday morning has been identified, officials said. Incline Village resident Carl Strickland, 40, was spotted by a …

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Santa Rosa man faces open murder charge in death of Tahoe man (18)

August 22, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Authorities arrested a Santa Rosa, Calif., man Thursday on suspicion of murder in the December death of Lake Tahoe resident Christopher Elliot. Joseph John Personeni, 20, …

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Schue named Tribune Publisher (19)

August 22, 2014 — 

Natasha Schue has been named publisher of the Tahoe Daily Tribune. She has been employed at the Tribune for the past six years, most recently as its advertising sales manager. …

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Board: Insufficient evidence that Tahoe hospital CEO broke law (updated) (20)

August 21, 2014 — 

The Tahoe Forest Hospital District board of directors will take no further action regarding an alleged conflict of interest with CEO Bob Schapper. The board’s 4-1 decision Thursday afternoon after …

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