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Lucas Black never had any formal acting training, yet he’s been in the business for more than 20 years. That is called being a natural.Black, a current star on the CBS hit series “NCIS: New Orleans,” has appeared in 21 films, including a couple of “Fast and Furious” films, did two seasons on the TV series “American Gothic,” and did
Published: July 23, 2016
TAHOE DOUGLAS FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT HIRES NEW CHIEFJuly 1 began a new chapter for the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District when Scott Baker took over the controls as fire chief.Chief Baker joined the fire district in December after an extensive national search for an assistant chief. Former Fire Chief Ben Sharit retired last month, and the Board of Trustees unanimously
Published: July 23, 2016
Looking for stunning images of Lake Tahoe, Truckee and the Sierra Nevada?Why look when you can take them yourself, and then have them published for thousands of others to see?Each week, the Tahoe Daily Tribune, in partnership with Sierra Sun, publish a weekly photo slideshow of select images from our @TahoeSnaps account on Instagram.All you have to do is use
Published: July 23, 2016
Millions of people visit our region each year, and the shoreline is where most of them go to enjoy the beauty and the cold, famously clear water of Lake Tahoe. The shoreline is also where a challenging mix of planning issues converge: Protecting the environment and our lake’s awe-inspiring scenery, managing recreation access, and respecting private property rights.This year and
Published: July 23, 2016
Wednesday, July 20, marked the grand opening for Flight Deck Sports Bar & Grill. The restaurant inside Lake Tahoe Airport was closed for approximately three weeks while ownership changed hands and renovations were completed.Former owners Tom and Diane Miller were looking to move on and sell the restaurant, according to Tina Shannon, who is now the current owner, along with
Published: July 23, 2016
Enjoy margaritas? To celebrate National Tequila Day, which occurs this Sunday, July 24, Chart House and Casamigos Tequila will hold an all-day margarita showdown at the Stateline restaurant. Two cocktails are pitted against each other to see which will claim the “Best Cocktail” title.Attendees are able to vote for their favorite margarita – Rande Gerber’s Casamigos Cucumber Cilantro Margarita or
Published: July 23, 2016
SnowGlobe Music Festival has attracted thousands of people to Tahoe’s South Shore for the past five years, and it will continue to do so for at least three more. The electric dance music festival received a two-year extension to its contract with the City of South Lake Tahoe. The contract extension is contingent on Lake Tahoe Community College’s approval. The
Published: July 23, 2016
PEAKSAmerican Century Championship returnsA variety of athletes and performers are golfing this weekend at Edgewood Tahoe as part of American Century Championship’s star-studded extravaganza. The Modified Stableford tournament will run through Sunday.This event brings lots of big names, along with visitors seeking to rub elbows with celebrities, and it features the beautiful Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course — putting South Shore
Published: July 23, 2016
Ladies, it’s time to bust out your sandals. You know what that means. Can’t hide those cracked heels or the chipped polish on your big toe. By the way, your small toes have lost their color completely. What? Do they grow faster? Who cares? The point is, while you’re here at Tahoe-Truckee, it’s time to do something about it and
Published: July 23, 2016
Revive Interior Design, located in Meyers near Lake Tahoe’s South Shore, offers a variety of services — custom interior design, real estate staging, price-fixed design packages for those needing a little creative direction, and digital solutions.According to owner/operator Jessie Marchesseau, she’s worked in the design industry for most of the last decade and recently started her own business, launching Revive
Published: July 23, 2016
STATELINE — The big talk around the 27th annual American Century Championship after its first round Friday, July 22, was about the greens.Every player questioned thought the course in general and greens in particular were in the best shape they had ever seen. The players said that the winner would be determined by who solves the quickness and trickiness of
Published: July 22, 2016
A familiar face is atop the leaderboard after the first day of the 27th annual American Century Championship.Jack Wagner, the only non-athlete to win the event, collected 27 points Friday, July 22, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course to take a three-shot lead over the field.Mike Modano is second with 24 points followed by defending champion Mark Mulder at 23. Co-favorite
Published: July 22, 2016
Saturday, July 23 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf CourseNo. 1 Tee7:45 a.m.: Andre Iguodala, T.J. Oshie, Ryan Fitzpatrick7:55: Alex Smith, Vinny Del Negro, Joe Carter8:05: Blair O’Neal, James Blake, Heather LeMaster8:15: Tim Wakefield, Greg Maddux, Kevin Millar8:25: Carson Palmer, Sebastian Janikowski, Jerry Rice8:35: Patrick Peterson, Jim McMahon, Robbie Gould8:45: Marshall Faulk, Tim Brown, Eric Gagne8:55: Andre Bachelder, Mark Rypien, Deron Williams9:05:
Published: July 22, 2016
STATELINE — All the shots — good and bad — now count at the 27th annual American Century Championship. The three-day tournament officially teed off Friday morning, July 22, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro got the ACC underway early with a 6:30 a.m. tee time, Ribeiro scored 17 points in his opening round while Timberlake finished
Published: July 22, 2016
Forever 23.I would like to thank everyone who has poured out all their love and compassion over the loss of my beautiful girl who had the biggest heart for all. I still wake up with tears in my eyes; through time I know it will get a little easier, but my loss will never be forgotten!I have to thank this
Published: July 22, 2016
The Lake Tahoe Basin is rich with history — and South Shore’s historical society is working on a means to make it easily accessible. Throughout South Lake Tahoe’s Al Tahoe neighborhood are blue and white signs featuring QR codes, which are part of Lake Tahoe Historical Society’s collaboration with the City of South Lake Tahoe to create what is known
Published: July 22, 2016
Community — it’s a social group, of any size, whose members live is a specific place and share government, culture and history.In Tahoe we have many communities such as the City of South Lake Tahoe, California, and Incline Village, Nevada — two very different towns in separate states. Yet, they are both in the regional community of Lake Tahoe. The
Published: July 22, 2016
Celebrity golf is back, and the annual celebrations surrounding the tournament will provide plenty to do over the next few days. Temperatures are forecast in the low 80s and minimal wind is expected. The weather should provide the perfect setting for scoring some autographs, soaking in the scene and enjoying the middle of summer at Lake Tahoe. Outside of the
Published: July 22, 2016
STATELINE — A year ago, Mark Mulder torched Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course for 82 points en route to his first American Century Championship title.The left-handed pitcher, who is a 3-1 co-favorite with Mardy Fish to win the 27th annual tournament that starts Friday, July 22, doesn’t see that kind of point total this year. His 82 was two off the
Published: July 21, 2016
The American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament returns to Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course Friday through Sunday, July 22-24. This year’s field includes plenty of familiar faces among its dozens of sports stars and entertainers. Many attendees stick to a few favorite participants, but there are plenty of options to choose from. Here’s a quick guide on who to watch at
Published: July 21, 2016
STATELINE — In the two weeks since the Golden State Warriors signed free agent Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry said he hasn’t had much contact with his new teammate.“KD was smart,” said Curry, a smile on his face Thursday, July 21. “He joined our team and then he ran off to China. He had some business to take care of over
Published: July 21, 2016
ACC First Round PairingsFriday, July 22, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf CourseNo. 1 Tee6:30 a.m. — Justin Timberlake, Alfonso Ribeiro8:00 — Wes Welker, Golden Tate, Deron Williams8:10 — Jeremy Roenick, Sebastian Janikowski, Bode Miller8:20 — Brian Vickers, Michael Waltrip, Andrew Bachelder8:30 — Marcus Allen, Marshall Faulk, Sterling Sharpe8:40 — Doug Flutie, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Alex Smith8:50 — Mark Rypien, Jim Harbaugh, Joe
Published: July 21, 2016
Forty years after its construction as Kingsbury Middle School, the property at 1900 Echo Drive on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore is on track for new ownership.Douglas County School District trustees have agreed to accept a $3.125 million offer from Glenbrook-based Lake Parkway LLC to purchase the Kingsbury school site.The total price was settled at $3.15 million after a negotiation in
Published: July 21, 2016
September 1, 1988 ~ July 10, 2016Jacob O’Malley was born on September 1, 1988 in Carson City, Nevada. He grew up in Zephyr Cove, Nevada and graduated from Whittell High School in 2007 where he played soccer, ran track, raced for the high school ski team and performed with the Black and White Choir. Jake was also active in youth
Published: July 21, 2016
In the coyote world, the female rules. Coyotes become sexually mature between 9 months and one year, but generally don’t begin breeding until age two.When the female goes into heat in mid-winter, she may attract several males who vie for her attention. They are deferent, cautious and accommodating and may follow her and attempt to interact with her for up
Published: July 21, 2016
A man wearing tape on his face who is suspected of robbing a Kingsbury Grade bank in June is believed to be responsible for at least one other robbery in California last week.The “Bandaged Bandit” wears medical or athletic tape over his face to conceal his identity. He first struck on June 29, when police say he robbed the U.S.
Published: July 21, 2016
STATELINE — The Round Mound of Rebound put his new hip — and same old swing — on display Thursday, July 21, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Charles Barkley’s 2016 debut highlighted the conclusion of the celebrity-am on the eve of the 27th annual American Century Championship.Stephen Curry had the largest gallery of the day, even with an 8 a.m.
Published: July 21, 2016
TOM RHODESWorld traveler and comedian Tom Rhodes returns to Tahoe for a third installment — as he never stays in this country very long. He will perform this week with Rick D’Elia.Tom has been all over the world and briefly stayed in Europe — only because he had his own television show in Holland. His travels were chronicled in his
Published: July 21, 2016
Several artists from Sugar Cane Records will bring the irie vibes to Live at Lakeview this week.Sugar Cane Records is based on Arcata, California, and focuses on reggae and soul recordings.Billed as the Sugar Cane Experience, Jah Sun, Dubtonic Kru, Raphael and Lion D are set to play the free lakefront music series this Thursday, July 28.“His songs are written
Published: July 21, 2016
Continuing the presence of renowned country stars in South Shore at the end of July is Keith Urban, four-time Grammy Award winner whose eighth studio album “Ripcord” released in May. On Wednesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. he visits Harveys Outdoor Arena before coming back a mere two days later.“John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16,” the second song on the
Published: July 21, 2016
A Portland, Oregon, band brings its Americana and rockin’ bluegrass back to Meyers this weekend.The Scratchdog Stringband plays the Divided Sky this Saturday, July, 23.“Since early 2015, Scratchdog Stringband has been evolving a new musical amalgamation described by some as Americana/Rockgrass. Based in Portland, Oregon, and touring throughout the West Coast and Midwest, this trio delivers a fresh blend of
Published: July 21, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — The final Tahoe-Truckee Regional Housing Study report, which is currently under the review by a technical advisory group, is expected to be revealed soon.“The community foundation right now is still deciding how this will come to the public,” Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation Project Manager Sara Schrichte said Wednesday.She said once the report is finalized, it will go
Published: July 21, 2016
The American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament returns to Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course Friday through Sunday. This year’s field includes plenty of familiar faces among its dozens of sports stars and entertainers. Many attendees stick to a few favorite participants, but there are plenty of options to choose from. Here’s a quick guide on who to watch at this year’s
Published: July 21, 2016
Comedian Rob Schneider’s dream golf group includes himself, San Francisco Giants greats Willie Mays and Willie McCovey and San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana.“It’s the hardest game in the world,” the San Francisco native said during a Tuesday phone interview, noting the deceptively taxing mental half of hitting a little ball with a stick into a hole
Published: July 20, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Under blue cloudless skies, roughly 30 retired pro sports celebrities took to the links Monday at Schaffer’s Mill Golf & Lake Club for the Gene Upshaw Memorial Golf Classic.The eighth annual tournament not only honors the late Hall of Fame lineman — who was a close friend to many of the participants — but also raises money
Published: July 21, 2016
HOMEWOOD, Calif. — Homewood Mountain Resort boasts some of the best views in California’s entire Lake Tahoe region.Easily accessible from Interstate 80 and California Highway 89, the resort rises 1,650 vertical feet from the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe to its 7,880-foot summit elevation.This scenic location is the setting the Homewood Fine Arts and Crafts Festivals, the second of the
Published: July 21, 2016
TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email reporter Kaleb M. Roedel at kroedel@sierrasun.com.1. Caitlin Jemma & The Goodness in Kings BeachCaitlin Jemma & The Goodness, a five-piece string band from
Published: July 21, 2016
STATELINE — Kevin Durant’s recent signing with the Golden State Warriors has been met with criticism from all corners. The Warriors eliminated Durant in the Western Conference Finals, and in free agency he decided to join them.Durant turns the Warriors into the NBA Finals favorite upon his arrival, while being accused of chasing championships by joining an already record-setting club.
Published: July 20, 2016
STATELINE — Stephen Curry arrived late Wednesday morning, July 20, for his pro-am round — and his gallery was huge.Media members and tournament officials alike at the 27th American Century Championship commented on the vast number of fans watching the reigning two-time MVP’s every move. Several people estimated his gallery to be at least 500. Everywhere you looked around Edgewood
Published: July 20, 2016
CELEBRITY-AM PAIRINGSThursday, July 21No. 1 Tee6:50 a.m. — Carson Palmer7:00 — Herm Edwards7:10 — Larry the Cable Guy7:20 — Chipper Jones7:30 — Joe Theismann7:40 — Brian Urlacher7:50 — Tim Wakefield8:00 — Stephen Curry8:10 — Roger Clemens 8:20 — David Wells8:30 — Aaron Rodgers8:40 — Steve Spurrier8:50 — Jeremy Roenick9:00 — Dell Curry12:10 p.m. — Charles Barkley12:20 — Jim Harbaugh12:30 —
Published: July 20, 2016
Country star Tim McGraw adds to this weekend’s excitement with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 23 at Harveys Outdoor Arena – the next installment of the Lake Tahoe Summer Concert series.McGraw, whose country career dates back to the early 1990s, is known for hits such as “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” “Shotgun Rider” and “Live Like You Were
Published: July 20, 2016
Don Henley kicked off his 2016 tour earlier this week in Washington before making the trek to Stateline to play at Harveys Outdoor Arena at 8 p.m. this Sunday, July 24. The former Eagles member launched his solo career, which is marked by “Dirty Laundry,” “The Boys of Summer” and “All She Wants To Do Is Dance,” in 1982, shortly
Published: July 20, 2016
“Rockin’ country” and a Sacramento band featuring decades of pop hits will play free shows at Heavenly Village this week.Johnny Young Band kicks off the weekend with a performance in the village starting at 5 p.m. Friday, July 22.“A Southern California native, Johnny began playing music at age 5 after a life changing encounter with a KISS cassette,” according to
Published: July 20, 2016
STATELINE — The second day of the American Century Championship week brought more stars out to Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course on Wednesday, July 20. Two-time reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry drew the largest gallery of the day for his afternoon round in the Lake Tahoe Celebrity-Am.Curry’s round was a father-son affair with his dad, former NBA player Dell Curry —
Published: July 20, 2016
“The Infiltrator” gathers, banks, then gradually releases its tension by showing us that undercover U.S. Customs special agent Robert Mazur (Bryan Cranston) can handle the dangerous interactions called for in his line of work. Based on Mazur’s autobiography and adapted for the screen by director Brad Furman’s mother, Ellen Furman, the two-hour screenplay squeezes each word till the letters scream.
Published: July 20, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Paul Anthony Aguirre, a 43-year-old man from Rio Linda, California, died Tuesday, July 19, in a suspected drowning incident while kayaking. The victim was vacationing with friends and family.According to a news release, South Lake Tahoe Police Department received a call at 4:49 p.m. from Aguirre’s family members, who said he was paddling in a privately
Published: July 20, 2016
South Shore residents Chris and Nicole Smith are one step closer to realizing their dream — owning a brewery. The couple, high school sweethearts who graduated from South Tahoe High in 2006, signed a lease June 28 for the unoccupied property on Lake Tahoe Boulevard previously known as Ace Hardware. If all goes smoothly, the building will house South Lake
Published: July 20, 2016
BIRTHSKruz Manuel Rocha Mena was born July 12 to Manuel and Martha Rocha Lopez of Stateline. Isla Grace Michiko Fox was born July 15 to Edward Fox and Jessica Pheiff of South Lake Tahoe. Harold Thomas Riddle IV was born July 15 to Harold and Kimberly Riddle of South Lake Tahoe. Betty Jane Reissle Simpson was born July 16 to
Published: July 20, 2016
The question isn’t “if,” but “when,” we will have to deal with a fire in our community; so it’s important to prepare your whole family for a fire disaster, including family pets.Put the following documents in a waterproof bag (pet emergency kits are always available free of charge at the Lake Tahoe Humane Society office, located at 884 Emerald Bay
Published: July 20, 2016
On Thursday, July 21, local McDonald’s restaurants will participate in a fundraiser for Jacob O’Malley, a 27-year-old Bureau of Land Management firefighter from Zephyr Cove who died earlier this month. Between 5-7 p.m., 36 McDonald’s locations in Northern Nevada and four McDonald’s locations in California will donate 20 percent of all sales to the O’Malley Family Fund to assist with
Published: July 20, 2016
On July 1, registration began for Lake Tahoe Community College’s new bachelor’s degree program. The community college will now offer a degree in Global Business Management, which already exists at Sierra Nevada College, a private school on the North Shore. Beginning this fall, students enrolled at LTCC can earn a degree from the four-year college.LTCC will offer two to three
Published: July 20, 2016
STATELINE — Sebastian Janikowski has been a fixture with the Oakland Raiders for a long time, and he’s been through the good times and the bad.The 16-year NFL veteran kicker, who’s playing in the 27th annual American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course this week, thinks his team is on the rise.And, with players like quarterback Derek Carr, wide
Published: July 19, 2016
Harrah’s Celebrity Pro-Am pairingsWednesday, July 20No. 1 Tee7:00 a.m. — Ryan Fitzpatrick7:10 — Herm Edwards7:20 — Joe Carter7:30 — Greg Maddux7:40 — Robbie Gould7:50 — Andrew Bachelder8:00 — Vinny Del Negro9:00 — Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro12:20 p.m. — Stephen Curry, Dell Curry, James Blake , Mardy Fish12:30 — Brian Baumgartner, Aaron Rodgers, Mike Modano12:40 — Jerry Rice12:50 — Blair
Published: July 19, 2016
The beat will go on — at least through 2018.On Tuesday, July 19, South Lake Tahoe City Council approved a contract for the SnowGlobe Music Festival to continue through 2018 at the playing fields near Lake Tahoe Community College. The approval is contingent on review by college officials.Chad Donnelly, producer of the three-day electric dance music festival leading up to
Published: July 19, 2016
PARK CITY, Utah — Several skiers with local and regional ties have been nominated for the 2016-17 U.S. Alpine Ski Team, according to a press release issued July 12 by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association.Three of the selected skiers hail from Squaw Valley and currently compete for the Squaw Valley Ski Team, including Travis Ganong, Julia Mancuso and Bryce
Published: July 19, 2016
STATELINE — Athletes and celebrities hit the links at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course to tee off 2016 celebrity golf week Tuesday, July 19. The Lake Tahoe Celebrity-Am opened American Century Championship week, highlighted by superstar Justin Timberlake golfing alongside actor Alfonso Ribeiro.Nearly a quarter of the 27th annual ACC’s participants made their 2016 debut on Tuesday, including defending champion Mark
Published: July 19, 2016
MEEKS BAY, Calif. — Another Memorial Day came and went this year, but the marina at Meeks Bay Resort didn’t open for a third straight season — this time due to a high concentration of pollutants, an issue that apparently has been a concern for more than a decade.The West Shore marina has remained closed during previous summers because of
Published: July 19, 2016
Editor’s note: Laurel Ames, John Cefalu, Bill Crawford and Bruce Grego, according to the lawsuit, are named as “real parties in interest” because they “are the proponents of the initiative measure at issue” and because of “their interest in the subject matter of this litigation.” The only defendant in the case is the City of South Lake Tahoe, per court
Published: July 19, 2016
Governor Sandoval, two of your state agencies have been working hand in hand to completely disregard every guideline issued in your “July is Bear Logic Month” proclamation. Your proclamation speaks of Nevada Department of Wildlife taking a proactive roll to mitigate human/bear interactions, and suggests that humans take responsibility and secure any attractants from being accessible by bears. Both NDOW
Published: July 19, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — For the second straight summer, Nevada’s top prize in Babe Ruth baseball belongs to the South Tahoe All-Stars. The local all-star team defended its title at the Babe Ruth 13-15-year-old state tournament, securing back-to-back championships with a 20-1 win over South Reno at Todd Fields Park on Sunday, July 17.“It’s awesome,” South Tahoe manager Ryan Schouten
Published: July 19, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Grapplers turned the sand into a wrestling mat last weekend during the second annual South Tahoe Beach Wrestling Championships. More than 50 wrestlers competed with Lake Tahoe as a backdrop at Lakeview Commons on Saturday, July 16.“Our mission was to gather a bunch of people whose idea of a fun is throwing people down regardless of
Published: July 18, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The South Tahoe football team won the Session III 7-on-7 championship at Lake Tahoe Football Camp, held Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, at Viking Stadium. The title marked the Vikings’ second in as many sessions at the camp.
Published: July 18, 2016
Cruz Hernandez selected as local Junior Giants Willie Mac Award winnerLocal 7-year-old Cruz Hernandez has been selected as the local Junior Giants Willie Mac Award winner. On Wednesday, July 27, Hernandez will receive his award on the field at AT&T Park before the San Francisco Giants face the Cincinnati Reds. Hernandez also attended an end-of-season luncheon as part of the
Published: July 18, 2016
South Lake Tahoe Police Department reported a rise in theft as a result of unattended and unsecured property from vehicles, homes and public places in recent days, according to a Monday press release from the city.Since July 1, police have documented 54 reported thefts, an average of more than three per day, since the start of the month.Of the 54
Published: July 18, 2016
RENO, Nev. — The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) in Reno is in the midst of creating its 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP).The RTP — which serves residents of Reno and Sparks, along with unincorporated areas of Washoe County — identifies transportation investments over the next 20 years. RTC is required to update the plan every four years in order to
Published: July 18, 2016
PARK CITY, Utah — Vail Resorts, with Park City Mountain Resort, said Saturday, July 16, it would withdraw its polarizing trademark application for the name “Park City” as it applies to a ski area, an unexpected turnabout amid widespread opposition to the bid to trademark the name of the community.Park City Mountain Resort on Saturday morning released a prepared statement
Published: July 18, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Derby Dames rolled to a win on their home turf Saturday, July 16, at Bijou Community Park. The Dames downed Carson Victory Rollers of Carson City, Nevada, 237-165, jumping out to an early lead en route to a comfortable victory.Tahoe’s next home bout is Saturday, Aug. 20, against Shasta Roller Derby of Redding, California.
Published: July 18, 2016
Lake Tahoe home prices remain essentially unchanged for the first half of the year, while lake-wide sales rose slightly. The sale of homes over $1 million was up significantly (30 percent), primarily a result of strong sales in Incline Village.The numbers are part of a report released July 6 by Chase International Real Estate, comparing all MLS sales from January
Published: July 18, 2016
Summer is in full swing at Truckee and Lake Tahoe, and with the rise in temperature comes the added challenge of dealing with visitor crowds.Things like commuting and getting through the grocery store checkout line can take much longer when you factor in the number of tourists in Tahoe during peak months.But let’s not forgot about our four-legged friends. Anyone,
Published: July 18, 2016
I sometimes wonder if others grow weary of the divisiveness perpetrated through the rhetoric of some South Lake Tahoe community members regarding longtime versus shorter-time residency. Comments written by some individuals identifying themselves as longtime locals declare that unless someone has lived here at least as long as they have that those late-comers don’t know anything and should just be
Published: July 18, 2016
Over the course of nearly three decades, the American Century Championship has become the premier celebrity golf tournament in the country. The ACC’s star-studded field of athletes and celebrities sets it apart from the rest — and makes it the signature summer event in Tahoe.“It’s a blast,” entertainment superstar Justin Timberlake said after making his debut in 2015. “What an
Published: July 16, 2016
Revive Coffee & Wine is true to its name. The cafe, which opened June 25, is built with many repurposed items. Found on the wall in Revive are windows from an old house in Zephyr Cove, and doors from the same house were used to make tables. The entire bar was handmade in Tahoe, and the building itself used to
Published: July 16, 2016
What formerly was a second studio for yoga in the Tahoe Keys Marina is now home to The Bar, a new fitness company. Run by South Lake Tahoe local Robyn Lindner, The Bar primarily offers barre classes, a low-impact form of exercise combined with dance elements. It is one of the few studios in the area that offers this type
Published: July 14, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — On Monday, July 11, construction began on the Harrison Avenue building that formerly housed Rude Brothers Bagel & Coffee and South Tahoe Standup Paddle.John Cefalu, a longtime real estate investor, purchased the Harrison Avenue property with local contractor Mike McKeen in February for $820,000. They both anticipated major building renovations. An inspection revealed the front part
Published: July 15, 2016
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — For years, animals and people in the Sierra Nevada have attempted to cohabitate in peace. But as Tahoe locals and tourists are generating more trash, it creates a greater propensity for wildlife to meander throughout neighborhoods foraging through waste bins.In an attempt to rectify the problem of animals becoming more dependent on discarded food, the Incline
Published: July 18, 2016
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — In a searing ruling riddled with conclusions that pull no punches, a Washoe County judge has ordered Aaron Katz to pay more than $225,000 in attorney fees to the Incline Village General Improvement District for the work its lawyers have done defending frivolous litigation that, over the course of five years, wasted the court’s time and
Published: July 18, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Back in January, the Sagehen Creek Field Station sent the California Department of Fish and Wildlife a photo of peculiar-looking animal tracks imprinted in the snow in the Tahoe National Forest.Chris Stermer, a wildlife biologist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, instantly recognized the rarely seen paw prints.“They were definitely wolverine tracks,” said Stermer, whose
Published: July 18, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — For the second straight summer, Nevada’s top prize in Babe Ruth baseball belongs to the South Tahoe All-Stars. The local all-star team defended its title at the Babe Ruth 13-15-year-old state tournament, securing back-to-back championships with a 20-1 win over South Reno at Todd Fields Park on Sunday, July 17.“It’s awesome,” South Tahoe manager Ryan Schouten
Published: July 17, 2016
STATELINE — Defending tournament champion Mark Mulder enters the 2016 American Century Championship as one of the golfers to beat. The former MLB pitcher with the Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals has 3-1 odds to repeat as celebrity golf champ, making him a co-favorite at the tournament held Friday through Sunday, July 22-24, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.“I’ll be
Published: July 16, 2016
Korbel California Champagne has a celebratory reputation, and will do exactly that at the 27th annual American Century Championship, July 19-24 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. For the fifth year, Korbel will host a Closest to the Pin competition in addition to the favorite Celebrity Spray-Off, at which players show off their champagne-spraying skills.During the tournament, Korbel will serve up
Published: July 16, 2016
This summer, I have been enjoying quite a bit of smoked salmon. It makes a great snack or addition to a sandwich, and is a very yummy filling for ravioli. If you enjoy making pasta at home, I suggest you try this recipe. It only calls for a handful of ingredients, all of which are easy to find and inexpensive
Published: July 17, 2016
Looking for stunning images of Lake Tahoe, Truckee and the Sierra Nevada?Why look when you can take them yourself, and then have them published for thousands of others to see?Each week, the Tahoe Daily Tribune, in partnership with Sierra Sun, publish a weekly photo slideshow of select images from our @TahoeSnaps account on Instagram.All you have to do is use
Published: July 17, 2016
There are few things better than planning a trip to wine country. Sometimes the planning is almost as great as the trip, as the anticipation can be as intoxicating as the wine when you get there. OK, perhaps an exaggeration, but still…Anyway, here are a few things to consider if you are of a mind to hop a flight this
Published: July 17, 2016
STATELINE — The American Century Championship will host a record-setting attempt on the first day of tournament week, Tuesday, July 19. ACC first-time participants Heather LeMaster and Blair O’Neal will attempt to establish a new Women’s Long Drive at Elevation record at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.The long drive competition will take place Tuesday at 5 p.m. on Edgewood Tahoe’s first
Published: July 15, 2016
STATELINE — For the second straight year, 901 will be the American Century Championship’s tequila of choice. The tequila founded by ACC participant Justin Timberlake will have an on-course and promotional presence at the 27th annual tournament, which will be played Friday through Sunday, July 22-24, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.Timberlake, who made his ACC debut last year, created the
Published: July 15, 2016
4TH ANNUAL TAHOE SOUTH RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS SEPT. 16-23Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority will continue supporting Tahoe South Restaurant Week in an effort to connect visitors and locals with the South Shore culinary scene — an event that returns Sept. 16-23. In partnership with Tahoe Chamber and the newly formed Restaurant Industry Group, Restaurant Week will align efforts with Sample the
Published: July 16, 2016
Two lawsuits filed by employees, one against CVS Pharmacy and the other against JPMorgan Chase Bank, made it to the California Supreme Court.Both address when employers must provide seating for their employees. I’m not sure the answer is any clearer now that the Supreme Court has ruled.Two LawsuitsNykeya Kilby worked for eight months as a customer service representative for CVS
Published: July 16, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Tahoe Daily Tribune’s old, wooden sign found a new home Tuesday, July 12 — on the outside of Lake Tahoe Historical Society’s building. The sign, which previously hung on the front of the Tribune building at 3079 Harrison Ave., was donated to the museum in early May. Tahoe Mountain Lab, which purchased and refurbished the structure,
Published: July 16, 2016
Enjoyment at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament is definitely in store for the South Shore next week — and everyone in attendance will likely be out snapping photos on their smartphones. With that in mind, make sure to tag #TahoeSnaps when posting favorite ACC memories to Instagram from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Each week, Tahoe Daily Tribune —
Published: July 16, 2016
KAHLE SPORTS RESULTSADULT COED SOFTBALLJuly 12 resultsAnytime Fitness 19, Lakeside Lightning 73rd Place 23, Woody Warriors 6Where My Pitch Is At 11, Tahoe Blue Vodka 8Bye: Opal KnightsStandings: Where My Pitch Is At 9-0, 3rd Place 6-2, Tahoe Blue Vodka 5-3, Anytime Fitness 5-3, Opal Knights 4-4, Woody Warriors 1-8, Lakeside Lighting 0-9ADULT FLAG FOOTBALLJuly 13 resultsHarrah’s Lakeshow 33, Sierra
Published: July 15, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — NFL Hall of Famers and former MLB players are among the celebrities at the eighth annual Gene Upshaw Memorial Golf Classic held on the North Shore. The classic will be held Sunday and Monday, July 17-18, at Schaffer’s Mill Golf Club — with a shotgun tournament set for Monday.Athletes and celebrities will gather on the North Shore
Published: July 15, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The South Tahoe All-Stars opened play in the Babe Ruth 13-15-year-old state tournament with a decisive victory Thursday, July 14. South Tahoe routed Sun Valley 29-1 in five innings at Todd Fields Park to advance in the double-elimination tournament.South Tahoe is the defending champion at the tournament that continues through Sunday, July 17. The local All-Stars
Published: July 15, 2016
South Tahoe Futbol Club has a new way for local youth soccer players to get on the pitch. The South Shore club created an academy program open to all players in the area ages 5-18, and the first session starts Friday, July 22.“This is a great program we have developed for all the community, to help the kids develop and
Published: July 15, 2016
Most hikes that feature the reward of a secluded lake require significant effort. That is not the case with Eagle Lake, which makes it one of the most popular hikes on the South Shore. Across Highway 89 from Emerald Bay, the lake at the edge of Desolation Wilderness lies less than a mile from the start of the Eagle Falls
Published: July 15, 2016
POLICE NON-EMERGENCY BUSINESS LINE WORKING AGAINThe primary published non-emergency business phone number for the South Lake Tahoe Police Department (530-542-6100) has been restored and is back in service. It became inoperable on Monday of this week. The 911 phone lines into the police dispatch center remain fully functional, and were not been affected by this business line issue. SENIOR PANCAKE
Published: July 15, 2016
The annual celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course kicks off early next week with practice and celeb-am rounds July 19. The entertainment options at the South Shore really pick up during that week, but the variety of things to do isn’t half bad for the usual lull between Fourth of July and the American Century Championship, especially for
Published: July 15, 2016
It is amazing that the new publisher of the Tribune would venture into an issue that has suffered from both transparency and credibility. It is apparent that he has not considered the varying viewpoints on the subject, and while the current issue is not “for or against” the Loop Road, but rather should the final decision be made by the
Published: July 15, 2016
Richard McDonald died at home in Zephyr Heights, NV on June 21, 2016. Richard was born December 12, 1937 in New York, son of Charlotte and Roland McDonald. After serving in the U.S. Air Force for four years, Richard eventually made his way to Lake Tahoe in the 1960’s, where he found “home”, working as a bartender in several Tahoe
Published: July 14, 2016
Hello fellow anglers; I want to tell you of a place overlooked by many for years. Many of us pass by it as we journey through Hope Valley in Alpine County; some may view it as a rest stop at Picketts Junction. The All Access Wildlife Path was built in 2001 through a partnership between California Fish and Wildlife, Alpine
Published: July 14, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif. — A decade of investment and dedication to hockey in Tahoe ultimately took the South Lake Tahoe Vikings to the ultimate prize. The Vikings won the Sharks High School Hockey League varsity championship for Northern California, rallying in dramatic fashion in the title game June 11 on Sharks Ice at San Jose.“It was an awesome feeling for
Published: July 14, 2016

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