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Travel feature: 48 hours in L.A. — don’t be afraid to explore the City of Angels (1)

August 30, 2015 — 

I didn’t actually want to go to Los Angeles. My mental schema for the City of Angels included a recent Netflix documentary I had watched on the ruthless MS-13 gangs …

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Enter the dragon: DeepFlight tests new submarine in Lake Tahoe (2)

August 28, 2015 — 

HOMEWOOD, Calif. — The Dragon, the latest addition to San Francisco company DeepFlight’s fleet of advanced personal submersible watercraft, has made its debut at Lake Tahoe.The company’s design team brought …

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Lake Tahoe’s private chef industry redefines the home-cooked meal (3)

August 27, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in 2015 summer edition of Tahoe Magazine, a product of the Sierra Sun, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, Tahoe Daily Tribune and Lake Tahoe Action. …

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Lake Tahoe is site of wedding-themed adventure race Sunday (4)

August 27, 2015 — 

HOMEWOOD, Calif. — A first-of-its-kind, wedding-themed adventure race is coming to Lake Tahoe this weekend.The race at the West Shore Café and Inn and Homewood Mountain Resort is geared toward …

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Food: Try a black-bean burger for dinner (5)

August 26, 2015 — 

I often try new veggie burger recipes. They can be challenging, but burgers allow for creativity. Sometimes I’ll use chickpeas and quinoa, or even sweet potato.For this recipe I went …

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Comedians Eddie Ifft and Jodi Borrello perform at the Improv at Harveys (6)

August 25, 2015 — 

It’s a bit disconcerting that Eddie Ifft is my mom’s favorite comic. Second place goes to Rocky LaPorte. Where do I rank? Sixth place. That’s OK. I have a list …

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Truckee 7-Eleven reopens Tuesday morning after early Sunday fire (7)

August 25, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — No one was hurt in an early Sunday morning fire at the 7-Eleven store on Palisades Drive, officials said.Damage was contained to the 7-Eleven portion of the …

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Tribute to Johnny Cash to be featured at Tahoe’s Valhalla Boathouse Theatre (8)

August 24, 2015 — 

One could call James Garner the “Fan in Black.”The musician and Johnny Cash fan will bring his tribute to the legendary songwriter to South Shore’s Valhalla Boathouse Theatre Wednesday, Aug. …

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Lavish Green to close at Tahoe’s Live at Lakeview music series (9)

August 24, 2015 — 

South Shore’s Lavish Green is set to close out this year’s Live at Lakeview Summer Music Series.The final show in this year’s popular music series takes place on the water …

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Carson City boy, 15, dies after apparent drowning in Lake Tahoe (10)

August 23, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A 15-year-old Carson City boy died Saturday after apparently drowning in Lake Tahoe at Sand Harbor State Park.Washoe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Harmon said several …

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Sierra history: Chief Truckee and the missing link to the California Trail (11)

August 23, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — In his 1843-44 circumnavigation of the Great Basin, explorer John C. Frémont failed to establish the California Trail because he never connected the westward flowing Humboldt River …

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Travel feature: A low-key Mexican escape (12)

August 23, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: The U.S. State Department offers travel warnings for rural areas and secondary highways in the states of Nayarit and Jalisco, Mexico (where the Puerto Vallarta airport is located). …

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Kanekoa, Hawaiian act featuring the electric ukulele, to play in Meyers (13)

August 22, 2015 — 

The sounds of Hawaii will fill Meyers’ Tahoe Paradise Park Sunday. Kanekoa, a “ukulele powered experience of sound and culture” from the north shore of Maui, performs Sunday evening at …

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Meyers, California coffee shop on the market; woman builds Kickstarter campaign to buy it (14)

August 21, 2015 — 

MEYERS — Freel Perk coffee shop is a bustling stopping point in Meyers, with the scent of fresh-brewed local coffee wafting in the air.Now the coffee shop, known for its …

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Hard Rock Tahoe to host Southern California’s Hunter and the Dirty Jacks (15)

August 21, 2015 — 

The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, the Black Keys, Jack White, and Mumford and Sons are each among the influences of a Southern California rock band headed to the …

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Island of Black and White to bring rock and reggae to Heavenly Village (16)

August 21, 2015 — 

Island of Black and White won’t have to travel very far to make it to their weekend performance at the South Shore.The El Dorado Hills band plays a free show …

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Dierks Bentley will bring the hits to Lake Tahoe, but he isn’t afraid to take chances (17)

August 21, 2015 — 

“Riser,” the latest album from Dierks Bentley, is being lauded for its collection of mid-tempo tunes and ballads that find Bentley digging deeper than ever emotionally – a direction inspired …

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Tahoe Triple Crown of Bartending events to wrap with mysterious mixes (18)

August 20, 2015 — 

Creativity will be king at the third installment of a bartending competition this weekend in South Lake Tahoe.Mixing ingenuity has been par for the course for FNCTN and Tahoe Blue …

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Chico’s Low Flying Birds performs Friday at Heavenly Village (19)

August 20, 2015 — 

A performance featuring bluegrass and old-time Americana music comes to Heavenly Village Friday evening.Low Flying Birds, from Chico, Calif., plays a free show as part of the Heavenly Village Summer …

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Rubicon Trail at Lake Tahoe’s D.L. Bliss State Park provides history with its views (20)

August 18, 2015 — 

The spectacular hike from D.L. Bliss State Park to Emerald Bay and back ranks as one of the most exceptional walks in all of Tahoe. It is less than 6 …

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