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On Business: The elusive purple squirrel (1)

April 18, 2014 — 

Job seekers who have been unsuccessful in finding work in spite of their painstaking efforts might be surprised to know that employers say they can’t fill job openings. The candidates …

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Groups working to clarify stormwater (2)

April 18, 2014 — 

A League to Save Lake Tahoe forum on Thursday focused on what government agencies are doing to reduce the amount of stormwater pollution entering the lake, as well as what …

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‘Decent finish’ helps South Shore ski resorts (3)

April 18, 2014 — 

The South Shore’s 2013-14 ski season is officially coming to end, with two local ski resorts shutting down winter operations April 20 and a third closing April 27. A lack …

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Chase International hosts home marketing training (4)

April 18, 2014 — 

More than 60 professionals from Chase International completed a two-day luxury home marketing training course recently. The training was offered by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and is a …

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Tahoe market home sale prices jump 12% (5)

April 18, 2014 — 

The Lake Tahoe real estate market experienced increases in both average and median home prices during the first quarter of 2014. For Tahoe as a whole, which combines the East …

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Agency: Child exploitation a problem in El Dorado County (6)

April 18, 2014 — 

El Dorado County’s Health and Human Services Agency on Tuesday updates the board of supervisors on its efforts to stop the commercial sexual exploitation of children, a growing problem in …

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South Shore fuels reduction work resumes (7)

April 18, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will resume work thin trees and brush to reduce the risk of wildfire. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday in …

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Easter egg hunts sets (8)

April 18, 2014 — 

The South Tahoe Optimist Club will host its 47th annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 19 in the Lake Tahoe Community College parking lot. Children will be sorted by age …

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Lake Tahoe Golf Course named Groundwater Guardian Green Site (9)

April 18, 2014 — 

Lake Tahoe Golf Course was recently named a 2014 Groundwater Guardian Green Site by The Groundwater Foundation in recognition of its groundwater and environmental stewardship. Lake Tahoe Golf Course earned …

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Aimee LaFayette joins Parasol Board of Directors (10)

April 18, 2014 — 

The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Board of Directors has appointed Aimee LaFayette to its board. Parasol is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors selected for demonstrating a high level …

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Cowboy Festival tips hat to Nevada’s 150th (11)

April 18, 2014 — 

It’s fitting that Nevada’s oldest town offers two of the official registered statewide events celebrating Nevada’s 150th birthday. The 5th annual Genoa Cowboy Festival, May 2 to 4, is one …

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What’s Cookin’ at Callie’s Cabin: For brunch bunnies in the Sierra (12)

April 17, 2014 — 

Spring break is here and Easter Sunday is on its way. Easter dishes, including lamb or turkey teamed with potatoes and peas are not uncommon. As a tween in San …

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Valet greets South Shore’s guests for 25 years (13)

April 17, 2014 — 

Michael Sweet rushed to the door of Harveys Resort and Casino last week and held it open for a pair of newly arrived hotel guests. “They’re waiting for you in …

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Travel trends hot topic at South Shore tourism forum (14)

April 17, 2014 — 

Travelers are increasingly using social networking and peer review websites when organizing their vacations — something businesses should consider, said a speaker at Tuesday’s 2014 Tahoe Tourism Forum. Several important …

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Kudos & Kindness: Thank you to Kirkwood for providing ski experience (15)

April 17, 2014 — 

The Diamond Valley School community in Alpine County would like to thank the Vail Resorts and Kirkwood Ski Resort in particular, for providing a wonderful skiing experience for our students. …

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Two-day festival features glassblowing, live music (16)

April 17, 2014 — 

A two-day music and glassblowing festival will kickoff in South Shore this weekend, offering a free event for families of all ages, organizers said. The King of the Hill Flame …

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TRPA announces ‘On Our Way’ grants (17)

April 17, 2014 — 

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is awarding more than $550,000 in grants through a new “On Our Way” program to help local groups plan projects for improved pedestrian access, safer streets …

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Forest Service to promote year-round recreation on ski areas (18)

April 17, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service has finalized policies that expand year-round recreation opportunities for guests of ski resorts on national forests. The policies create additional opportunities for ski resorts to promote …

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Tahoe roadwork focuses on water quality improvements (19)

April 17, 2014 — 

More than 20 miles of highway construction at Lake Tahoe will have motorists struggling to get around this summer. But by reducing stormwater pollution, it should mean water quality improvements …

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Kindergarten registration set for the Lake Tahoe Unified School District (20)

April 17, 2014 — 

Kindergarten registration for the Lake Tahoe Unified School District is being held May 5-9 at all elementary schools. To be eligible for enrollment a child must be five years of …

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