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After more than 50 years, piano legend Elton John is slowly wrapping up his career as a live artist, but not before he spends another night at Lake Tahoe.John performs Saturday at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys. The show is part of a series of performances designed to say goodbye to fans and eventually allow John to spend
Published: August 6, 2015
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa will play host to more than 60 craft beers this weekend.The 2nd annual Tahoe Craft Beer Fest takes place from 2-7 p.m. Saturday at the MontBleu Outdoor Amphitheatre.Food trucks and backyard games will be part of the festivities, as will Reno’s Drinking with Clowns, which is scheduled to perform at the event.“Drinking with Clowns is
Published: August 6, 2015
Shuttles up some of South Shore’s most popular trails, a more than 30-mile ride, live music and some of the first Tahoe mountain bikes ever will be part of the 3rd annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival this weekend.The festival starts Saturday with mountain bike demos and all-day shuttles up the popular Corral Trail and continues Sunday with a Triple Crown
Published: August 6, 2015
I drive past the soon-to-be-completed Bijou Bike Park everyday on my way to work and, man, is it looking glorious. Big lines, medium lines and small lines all linked with smooth transitions are taking shape out of the trees right in the middle of town. With South Shore in constant need of a gathering spot along it’s linear layout, I
Published: August 6, 2015
It’ll be rare having Bobby Collins up here at the Improv at Harveys this week because is usually only here during the winter. However, since our winter could have doubled as summer, Bobby probably won’t know the difference. We’re fortunate to have him, in part because Collins has a sizable following up here. It’s easy to see why. He has
Published: August 6, 2015
The 1920s roar back to life at the Tallac Historic Site this weekend when the annual Great Gatsby Living History Festival returns Saturday and Sunday. The event includes living history tours, vintage car shows, wandering musicians, jugglers, a raffle, face painting and special sales of period-appropriate items. The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Costumes
Published: August 6, 2015
Former MTV VJ Simon Rex is set to bring is alter ego back to South Lake Tahoe this weekend. Rex, as Dirt Nasty, performs Saturday at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon in South Lake Tahoe.Prior to taking on his musical persona, Rex appeared in shows including “Felicity,” “Jack and Jill” and “What I Like About You,” while also making guest appearances on
Published: August 6, 2015
I love a good pairing. Beer and cheese, chocolate and wine… all cuisine has a promising array of coupling options, right? Of course it does. But have you ever considered what food to pair with an activity? Perhaps not. I headed into the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s premiere of the Broadway hit “The Fantasticks” with this conundrum: what to pair
Published: August 6, 2015
ZEPHYR COVE — Ropers and Wranglers aren’t normal tennis attire, but players at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club don’t care. They are going country for a day for the club’s August doubles mixer.With the July mixer being rained out, the club is carrying over the Country Fried Hump Day theme to this month’s event, which will be held Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Published: August 6, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The South Tahoe football team is back on the gridiron. The Vikings kicked off camp Wednesday at Viking Stadium, holding their first official practice of the 2015 season.South Tahoe focused on offense during its first practice, and most of the two-hour session was devoted to the ground game. Practice started with individual drills and conditioning —
Published: August 6, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Lake Tahoe Epic Curling, which had limited curling hours throughout the summer, returns to a full schedule beginning this week. The club curls Sunday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at the SLT Ice Arena in South Lake Tahoe.Open curling will be available for the next two Sundays, Aug. 9 and 16, for those with prior
Published: August 6, 2015
The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition will host a series of Wednesday night bike rides in South Lake Tahoe through Sept. 30. The rides will take place at 6 p.m. Riders of all levels and ages (under 18 with parent) and with all types of bikes are welcome. Helmets are required for all riders. The ride route will vary week to
Published: August 6, 2015
The summer squash plants in my garden are finally producing fruit and our local farmers markets are fully stocked with them. I love to use zucchini and squash in breakfast casseroles and salads, but most of all, I like to use it on pizza. You’ll really enjoy this pizza recipe. The combination of zucchini, ricotta and thyme is just scrumptious.
Published: August 6, 2015
The South Lake Tahoe City Council will reorganize the city’s public works department after receiving a detailed briefing on an upcoming consolidation this week.The department has several divisions and covers everything from the maintenance of buildings, roads and parks to fleet operations and snow removal, along with engineering services.“We believe it will be a positive change to be more effective
Published: August 6, 2015
A little more than a year has passed since Ryan Wallace received a new prosthetic leg with the help of the local community. And during that time, the local wrestling coach has taken big steps forward.“Physically, spiritually and with everything I’m doing great — I was reborn,” Wallace said. “It’s a whole new outlook.”Community members rallied around Wallace in early
Published: August 6, 2015
Recent incidences of tagging have caused some frustration at the South Shore, but law enforcement officials on both sides of the state line say the unsightly activity remains isolated.An incident near the Lam Watah Trail on Kahle Drive on July 26 left some historic land markers and bridge with marks. While the markings have been removed by local residents, Douglas
Published: August 6, 2015
Could and should are two very different words with two very different meanings. The difference between these two words can mean the difference between a regular recovery from injury or surgery and a recovery riddled with complications and setbacks. Having been through injuries myself, I know the feeling of wanting to get that green light to go out and resume
Published: August 7, 2015
Vacation Bible School-Everest 2015 will be offered at St. Theresa Church from Aug. 10-14. Classes start at 6 p.m. each day and end at 9 p.m.The school is open to children entering prekindergarten through 7th grade. There is also a need for volunteers from grades 7-12 to help with the program. The theme of the school is Everest. “Kids will
Published: August 7, 2015
The Tahoe Art League invites the public to view a free demonstration by Clark Mitchell on the use of soft (dry) pastels. The demonstration will take place as part of the League’s monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center.Mitchell’s demonstration will be suited to newcomers to pastel art, as well as artists
Published: August 7, 2015
Lake Tahoe Dance Connection will bring professional dancers and choreographers to Lake Tahoe Community College for a weekend of dance, top instruction and fun Aug. 12-16. The second annual event will consist of a camp Aug. 12-14 and a dance intensive weekend Aug. 15-16. Registration is available for one class, one day or either event. Each day, dancers will be
Published: August 7, 2015
The Telly Awards has named SoSu TV of Reno bronze winners in the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “The Line,” which appears locally on Mountain Resort Television, KAME, My 21TV Channel 7 or 21 in Reno-Tahoe. The award is SoSu TV’s seventh Telly Award.“The Line” is a collaborative effort between SoSu TV and its executive producer and
Published: August 7, 2015
South Lake Tahoe exceeded its water conservation target in July, surpassing the 20-percent benchmark set by California Gov. Jerry Brown in April.South Tahoe Public Utilities District General Manager Richard Solbrig said Wednesday that customers conserved 27.5 percent in July, compared to July 2013, despite the high influx of people during the first part of last month. The results follow 24-percent
Published: August 7, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Mount Rose Ski Tahoe is boosting minimum wage for all positions that were previously below to $11 per hour.Beginning Sept. 1, the ski resort between Incline Village and Reno will start paying the increased rate to employees in nearly all departments, including base operations, ski school, food and beverage, terrain parks, lift operations, rental and retail
Published: August 7, 2015
The increasing prevalence of dementia diagnoses such as Alzheimer’s disease is affecting more families in America. Family members must confront a wide range of issues, from determining when someone is no longer capable of driving to identifying suitable caregiving options to managing financial affairs.Financial matters can become particularly complex. In the ideal situation there would be time to prepare a
Published: August 7, 2015
The opinion piece about minimum wages in last Saturday’s Tribune illustrates why it is called an opinion piece and not a factual article. The author touted Seattle’s successful minimum wage hike, when, in the short time it has been in place, minimum wage and tip earners find that they are still minimum wage earners but no longer tip earners and,
Published: August 7, 2015
The City of South Lake Tahoe invites the community to participate in the City’s 50th Anniversary Parade on Saturday, Sept. 19. This will be a unique opportunity to showcase organizations, service groups, athletic teams, schools, etc. while joining with the entire community in celebrating 50 years of South Lake Tahoe history. The theme of the 2015 parade is “Past, Present
Published: August 7, 2015
SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has collected evidence that suggests a rare gray wolf has traveled into Siskiyou County.Based on information received earlier this year from Californians reporting they saw a large, dark-colored wolf, CDFW deployed a number of remote trail cameras within southeastern Siskiyou County, located northwest of the Truckee-Tahoe region on the
Published: August 7, 2015
Lake Tahoe draws visitors from around the world — and wimZr wants to keep them connected. The mobile app that launched last summer has taken big strides in its first year, and sees the South Shore and surrounding areas an ideal spot to continue developing.“We’re loving Lake Tahoe and so happy to be here,” said wimZr president and co-founder John
Published: August 7, 2015
South Lake Tahoe has always had a casual, laid-back atmosphere to it. This feeling extends to the food scene as well. Eating out is often a casual affair in South Lake Tahoe, whether it’s at a sit-down, high-end restaurant or a favorite burger spot. However, a lot of people want to skip the routine of sitting down and get straight
Published: August 8, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — In a blink of an eye, I was dead, out for days.That’s how Nando Parrado described the moment when Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 — which was carrying him, his fellow rugby teammates, and his mother and sister — crashed in the remote Andes Mountains on Oct. 13, 1972.“Initially, we had hope of a rescue,” Parrado
Published: August 8, 2015
Slightly Stoopid may be 20 years and eight studio albums into its career with its newly released CD, “Meanwhile…Back at the Lab,” but the band doesn’t mind giving fans a reminder of how things started for the group all those years ago.Smack in the middle of “Meanwhile…Back at the Lab,” after seven songs that touch on the laid-back Southern California-styled
Published: August 9, 2015
KINGS BEACH, Calif. — Months after a residential development was pulled from consideration, a multi-acre campground proposed on the same piece of basin property near Lake Tahoe’s North Shore is receiving mixed reaction.An application outlining up to 550 campsites and various amenities on a 104-acre parcel near Brockway Summit was submitted Friday to Placer County and the Tahoe Regional Planning
Published: August 9, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — It wasn’t too long ago when a pair of local teenagers were going about their normal lives in Incline Village when a persistent pain turned everything upside down.Soon, instead of attending school and hanging out with friends, the girls were focused on the loss of white blood cells and their long, dark hair.Incline High School student
Published: August 9, 2015
Sugar Pine Foundation Executive Director Maria Mircheva and two of her staff marched through the demonstration garden at Lake Tahoe Community College on Wednesday to check on some of the seedlings planted there in the past.First a few, then five and then 11 were identified. Most were only six inches tall, mere fractions of the giants they could become. All
Published: August 7, 2015
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Residents got their first look last week at the vision town planners have for a major renovation of a large portion of Donner Pass Road.The Envision DPR project proposes a number of improvements on Truckee’s busiest road between the McIver roundabout near Brickelltown and Cold Stream Road on the west end of town near Donner Memorial State
Published: August 9, 2015
South Lake Tahoe has always drawn residents and visitors because of the area’s lifestyle and atmosphere.But now it’s also becoming a locale for a new generation of business-minded people who see it as a viable place to live as they move away from the brick-and-mortar mindsets prevalent in the Baby Boomer generation. South Lake Tahoe’s business experts and leaders see
Published: August 7, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating another anti-Christian graffiti vandalism incident at a North Lake Tahoe church.St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church at 341 Village Blvd. in Incline Village was vandalized sometime between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday, officials said Friday afternoon.“The suspect, or suspects, painted graffiti on the church building and a car that
Published: August 9, 2015
TRUCKEE, Calif. ­— Police have apprehended a man who evaded authorities for two days and is suspected of multiple felonies, including kidnapping and domestic abuse.The Truckee Police Department arrested Corbin Lee Nunnally, 30, on Saturday, after pulling him from a Greyhound bus that was heading for Sacramento. Reno Police Department officials informed TPD investigators that Nunnally had boarded the bus;
Published: August 9, 2015
Joel Edgerton, actor, writer and now director of “The Gift,” approaches the thriller genre from a Hitchcockian perspective — blurring the line between victim and villain.When we meet Robyn and Simon (Rebecca Hall and Jason Bateman), they are recently relocated from Chicago to Los Angles for Simon’s new job — a good job judging by the Hollywood Hills home they’ve
Published: August 10, 2015
Realignment is an ongoing topic, as the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association released its survey results last week from member schools.The questionnaire concerns the next realignment cycle, which starts in fall 2016 and runs through spring 2020.As for the recommendations, which were passed by the NIAA’s Board of Control in June, in Division I-A, the Northern League will remain with its
Published: August 11, 2015
RENO, Nev. — J.J. Henry had to work a little extra Sunday afternoon to become the second two-time champ in Barracuda Championship history, but he didn’t mind a bit.Henry, who won the tournament in 2012, drained a 15-foot eagle putt from the fringe on the second hole of the sudden-death playoff to overcome a record-setting day by Kyle Reifers, who
Published: August 11, 2015
ZEPHYR COVE — The latest Douglas County Parks and Recreation flag football league championship belongs to the Lakeshow. Harrah’s Lakeshow downed the Violators 13-6 in the championship game last Wednesday at Zephyr Cove Park to win the title.Harrah’s Lakeshow advanced to the championship game with a narrow 21-18 win over The Fish in the semifinals. The Violators beat the Ninja
Published: August 11, 2015
Overnight, single-lane closures will continue on U.S. Route 395 between the U.S. Highway 50 junction in south Carson City and Mono Avenue in Gardnerville through Thursday, Aug. 14 and on Monday, Aug. 17, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation.The closures are taking place as NDOT reseals the surface of Route 395. All work will take place between approximately 6
Published: August 11, 2015
Everyone is invited to a potluck at 5:25 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center. Meatloaf will be prepared by Carol Olivas, and South Lake Tahoe Police Officer Kevin Whalen will discuss common fraud and theft schemes that target seniors. The program will be from 6:30-7 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring their own plates, utensils and either
Published: August 11, 2015
A recent ruling has removed a roadblock for South Lake Tahoe to have numerous vehicles removed from Runnels Automotive at the “Y.”On Thursday, El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Daniel Proud ruled in favor of the city in a long-running dispute surrounding the storage of vehicles at the shop. Proud ordered shop owner John Runnels to remove more than a
Published: August 11, 2015
The El Dorado County Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is seeking volunteers who are interested in becoming Certified Long-Term Care Ombudsmen. Ombudsmen are advocates who visit residents of long-term care facilities to ensure quality of life and quality care for the residents. “There are approximately 40 long-term care facilities in El Dorado County,” said Deborah Johnston, program supervisor of the El
Published: August 11, 2015
A candlelight vigil will be held Wednesday night for a U.S. Forest Service firefighter killed Saturday while battling a wildfire just inside the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit boundary south of Echo Summit.Michael Hallenbeck, 21, died Saturday evening after being struck by a tree around 5:30 p.m. during the initial attack on the Sierra fire, according to information from the
Published: August 11, 2015
Under a proposed agreement with Lake Tahoe Unified School District, students at George Whittell High School may have the opportunity to take classes at South Tahoe High School.The agreement, still in its early stages, would allow Whittell students access to electives not offered at the Douglas County school during the 2016-2017 school year, according to LTUSD Superintendent Jim Tarwater.“It would
Published: August 11, 2015
DavalosSavannah Davalos Lizaola, a girl, born Aug. 9 to Salvador Davalos and Edith Lizaolo of South Lake TahoeMusanteLiam Robert Musante, a boy, born Aug. 10 to Bryce Musante and Shelby Freeman of South Lake TahoeShiversDuke Torres Shivers, a boy, born Aug. 5 to Timothy Shivers and Princess Torres of South Lake TahoeStiltnerShane Preston Stiltner, a boy, born Aug. 6, to
Published: August 11, 2015
After a recent situation where the Lake Tahoe Humane Society had to go to great lengths to get a missing dog back from people who found her I thought it important to cover this subject: Exactly what do you do when you find a dog or cat?What happened was a dog had gotten lost up here at South Lake Tahoe.
Published: August 11, 2015
October 9 , 1912 - July 5, 2015Beth L. Moreau was born in Ft. Collins, CO where she met & married West Moreau. They were married for 73 years and raised two sons, Joe & Roger. In 1945, they spent their first summer in Zephyr Cove and purchased the log cabin, known as “Good Medicine”, which is now on the
Published: August 12, 2015
September 12, 1948 – June 29, 2015 “Gene, Gene, The Dancin’ Machine” passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, in the home that he built on Jameson Beach. He was found with his best friend, his dog “Weezie” by his side. Gene was a 40 year resident of Tahoe and will forever be missed by all those that were lucky enough to
Published: August 12, 2015
The Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival will host an accomplished Sacramento chamber ensemble, Citywater, in the historic Valhalla Boathouse Theatre Wednesday. “Hailed by Edward Ortiz as ‘a top-flight interpreter of contemporary classical music,’ Citywater is Sacramento’s own modern chamber ensemble,” according to a press release from organizers. “Comprising flutist Cathie Apple, clarinetist Milun Doskovic, percussionist Ben Prima, pianist Jennifer
Published: August 12, 2015
Vince Morris is back at the Improv at Harveys this week for the first time this year, and I was going to say, “It’s about time,” but considering we’re booked almost all the way through the remainder of this year, he’s fortunate just to be back! I love Vince. He’s solid. With his smooth, charismatic style and confident delivery, Vince
Published: August 12, 2015
Paddling a kayak on Lake Tahoe is an amazing experience.Whether you are gazing down through clear, cool water at rocks that look close enough to touch — but actually lie 20 feet below — or marveling at the startling contrast of the lake’s deep blue against the bright green of the mountain sides, kayaking is a peaceful and beautiful way
Published: August 12, 2015
For anyone new to mountain biking, “clipless” pedals can be a daunting proposition. Forget the oxymoronic nature of their name — it’s not worth explaining. The style involves being attached to — or “clicking in” to — the pedals by means of a specialty shoe with a cleat. The benefit? Your foot is less likely to slide off your pedal
Published: August 12, 2015
Music from Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Strauss and Wagner will close the final weekend of Lake Tahoe SummerFest in Incline Village Friday through Sunday.The finale features acclaimed guest conductor Paul Watkins and New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra principal oboist Nathan Hughes.Friday and Sunday concerts include the 40-member orchestra, while Saturday performances feature an intimate “Meet the Music ­— Meet the Musicians”
Published: August 12, 2015
Craft beer will join cello-based tunes at a new event at 968 Park Hotel this weekend.The hotel will launch a new craft beer tasting event on Saturday at their outdoor pool facility, which includes a bar, stage and cabanas. Craft beer tasting will start at 5 p.m. and is followed by the return of San Francisco’s Dirty Cello at 7:30
Published: August 12, 2015
The winner of the 10th season of “American Idol” will bring his country hits to Lake Tahoe’s South Shore this week.Scotty McCreery performs Saturday at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.“Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at the tender age of 17,” according to a press release from show organizers. “By the time he turned 21, this
Published: August 12, 2015
A performer from NBC’s “The Voice” is set to perform at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe this weekend.San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Roem Baur plays a free show in the casino’s Vinyl music venue on Saturday night.“A classically trained tenor with a four octave range and award-winning singer (MAMA and Elly Awards), Baur has begun to distinguish himself in the
Published: August 12, 2015
South Shore’s 10th Tee Summer Music Series is set to continue this weekend with a performance by the Bay Area’s Tracorum on Sunday.The group will bring a mix of influences to the outdoor stage at Lake Tahoe Golf Course.“Tracorum’s contagious musical journeying is a blend of southern swamp pop, soul, honky tonk, roots rock americana with a rhythmic diversity that
Published: August 12, 2015
The U.S. Forest Service is consulting with the Washoe Tribe after a report of vandalism at Cave Rock.The agency confirmed there was graffiti at the historic site, but wouldn’t comment further until they consulted with the tribe.Ryan Miller, a South Shore business owner and resident, said Monday that he saw graffiti scrawled across a rock face at the cultural site
Published: August 13, 2015
The California Highway Patrol, South Lake Tahoe Area, conduct a sobriety checkpoint in the “east area” of El Dorado County on Friday, Aug. 14, according to a press release issued this week.“The checkpoint will be setting up at approximately 8:00 p.m. and will be operational at 9:00 p.m. The checkpoint will conclude at approximately 2:00 a.m. The sobriety checkpoint will
Published: August 13, 2015
Rescue crews are searching for a man whose rented paddleboard, along with a GoPro camera, a selfie stick and a life jacket, was found adrift on Lake Tahoe Wednesday evening.According to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department, a boater found the board about a half-mile from Timber Cove Marina. The lake’s depth there is about 17 feet.“In the area where
Published: August 13, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — In the midst of two-a-day practices, the South Tahoe football team is continuing to make strides toward its 2015 campaign. The Vikings put on shoulder pads for the first time in camp Thursday, just more than two weeks out from their season opener.“It’s the first day of pads and everything is new,” Vikings head coach Louis
Published: August 13, 2015
Hello fellow anglers; the heat is on and the fishing is good. Last week, Renee and I went in another direction. We headed down to Walker, Calif. — and what a great little town. We stayed at the West Walker Motel, a quaint little place we have admired for many years. And to our advantage, it was located right across
Published: August 13, 2015
MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif. — Northern California wildlife officials are investigating a Thursday morning black bear attack that reportedly resulted in serious injuries to a 66-year-old man.The attack occurred in the town of Midpines, when the man stepped out of his house on Colorado Road in the dark at about 4 a.m. Thursday, according to a California Department of Fish and
Published: August 14, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Memorial services for U.S. Forest Service firefighter Michael “Mikey” Hallenbeck will be held today, Aug. 15, at 1 p.m. at Green Valley Mortuary in Rescue, Calif. Hallenbeck’s family, friends and crew mates will have top priority inside the chapel, according to SUFS. However, the service will be broadcast through speakers outside. A brief graveside ceremony
Published: August 14, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — As the world becomes more connected by the Internet and options for work expand, the choices of where people want to work also have changed. Places like South Lake Tahoe have become a more attractive place, whether out of desire to take advantage of the recreation opportunities or for a place to raise a family.It’s
Published: August 14, 2015
The city of South Lake Tahoe does not have a fire marshal, but will spend thousands of dollars on a bike park and will pony up $1.2 million for a partnership between the city, school district and college for more play fields?The California Tahoe Conservancy owns a large number of “empty” lots in the city. The CTC does not clear
Published: August 14, 2015
South Lake Tahoe’s only cooperative preschool has two openings for the upcoming school year.For more than 57 years, Tahoe Parents Nursery School has been cultivating a spirit of community and emphasizing cooperation, sharing, and forming friendships for our children and their families.The children of TPNS learn in a hands-on program rich in language, literature, motor skills, music, science, art and
Published: August 14, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe Public Utilities District may flush some projects for the 2015 year because of delays in loan programs from California.Paul Hughes, the district’s chief financial officer, said at a Aug. 6 board meeting that loan programs for the district’s water meter installation project.“Obtaining funding this year has been challenging to say the least,” Hughes
Published: August 14, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Lake Tahoe Community College leadership and the LTCC Foundation’s Board of Directors recently hired a new Executive Director of the LTCC Foundation and College Advancement.Foundation directors and LTCC Superintendent/President Dr. Kindred Murillo selected Nancy Harrison for the position.The move comes after the passage of Measure F in November 2014 and the recent $5 million donation from
Published: August 14, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Reno’s changing and growing at a breakneck speed, and along with it, its economy.This was the message Mike Kazmierski, president of Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), gave during a luncheon sponsored by the Tahoe Prosperity Center and Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce.Kazmierski said with both electric car titan Tesla and Switch,
Published: August 14, 2015
Justeen Ferguson has always loved the outdoors. And she’s sharing that passion with local women.The South Lake Tahoe native founded Summit Hunnies to help ladies connect with the outdoors — and each other. Less than a year after its first event, the all-female group has flourished while conquering local peaks, trails and waters.“To be able to share that with someone
Published: August 14, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Women of varying skill levels hit local trails on mountain bikes last Wednesday to put the wheels in motion for a unique partnership. The first Ladies Bike Night featured 11 women, kicking off a series created by all-women outdoors group Summit Hunnies and local bike shop Over the Edge Sports.“Mountain biking used to be a very
Published: August 14, 2015
Hundreds of mountain bikers hit the dirt trail network surrounding the Corral Trail in Meyers Saturday and Sunday for the third annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival.Some brought their own bikes, while others checked out the latest available from vendors.On Saturday, shuttles ran from the staging area halfway up Fountain Place Road, off Oneidas Street, to various trailheads surrounding Corral and
Published: August 11, 2015
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The most vocal opponent of the multi-acre development for the Village at Squaw Valley continues to voice concerns the proposal will damage the valley’s sense of place and have spillover effects in the region.These and other concerns are highlighted in conservation group Sierra Watch’s 130-page comment letter on the project’s draft environmental impact report.“Our comment letter
Published: August 15, 2015
A Reno man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly robbed the same Kings Beach Rite Aid pharmacy that had been hit twice before in recent months.Placer County Sheriff’s Office officials believe Peter Joseph Terry, 48, of Reno is also responsible for a slew of recent regional pharmacy robberies, from Reno to Incline Village to Kings Beach to Colfax, said
Published: August 15, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Tahoe Keys has introduced a new plan of attack on its aquatic invasive plant epidemic, which includes herbicides and an adaptive strategy.The $250,000 plan, sponsored by the Tahoe Keys Property Owners Association (TKPOA), released on Tuesday for comment, tackles an issue that other methods during the past 25 years have failed to address to
Published: August 14, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Rescue crews are searching for a man whose rented paddleboard, along with a GoPro camera, a selfie stick and a life jacket, was found adrift on Lake Tahoe Wednesday evening.According to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department, a boater found the board about a half-mile from Timber Cove Marina. The lake’s depth there is about
Published: August 15, 2015
Son, brother, best friend, dream-chaser, a hard-worker with a zest for life.People used these sentiments to describe U.S. Forest Service firefighter Michael “Mikey” Hallenbeck during a candlelight vigil Wednesday night honoring his memory.Hallenbeck, 21, of Shingle Springs, died Saturday when a tree fell on him while combatting a fire near Echo Summit.Hundreds turned out to honor Hallenbeck, including family, friends,
Published: August 13, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputy died during a drowning rescue attempt Thursday afternoon at El Dorado Beach.Deputy Carlos Francies died Thursday after responding to someone who was drowning in deep water, officials said.South Lake Tahoe Fire Department medics and police officers responded to the scene call at around 2:48 p.m.Medics arrived and began CPR on
Published: August 14, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A North Lake Tahoe man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of felony car theft charges after a deputy found him spray-painting a vehicle in public view in a Walmart parking lot in Reno.At about 6 a.m. Thursday, a Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputy observed a male adult — later identified as Matthew Leaton Foster, 45 of
Published: August 15, 2015
Maybe you’ve heard, but there are El Niño conditions brewing in the Pacific Ocean for the fall and winter. It seems like I can’t go a day without seeing another story about how much precipitation the phenomenon is going to dump on California. If it does, great, we certainly need it, but let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves
Published: August 17, 2015
Glossy and enigmatic, Guy Ritchie’s resurrection of television’s “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” is a period costumer’s dream come true. Its 1963 setting echoes that of the series that ran from 1964 to 1968 while the plot contrives to team an unlikely pair of spies, American Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) and Russia’s Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer).In the interest of what looks
Published: August 17, 2015
MEYERS — Bells chimed, spectators clapped and a mass of multi-colored bicyclists launched from under a inflated Red Bull arch to kick off a second Bike Night at the Lake Tahoe Golf Course on the night of Saturday, Aug. 15.Blue relay rods lit the way for 97 riders who participated on the three-mile course, some of them taking two laps
Published: August 17, 2015
The trailhead for the unique hike to Ralston Peak can be found about five miles west of Echo Summit at the parking area for Camp Sacramento. This four-mile hike is not for the fair at heart. It is a straight 2,800-foot vertical climb that challenges even the most fit hiker, but the rewards are so worth the daunting effort to
Published: August 17, 2015
The Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival will host an accomplished Sacramento chamber ensemble, Citywater, in the historic Valhalla Boathouse Theatre Wednesday. “Hailed by Edward Ortiz as ‘a top-flight interpreter of contemporary classical music,’ Citywater is Sacramento’s own modern chamber ensemble,” according to a press release from organizers. “Comprising flutist Cathie Apple, clarinetist Milun Doskovic, percussionist Ben Prima, pianist Jennifer
Published: August 17, 2015
Comedian Graham Elwood raised well over $140,000 through Kickstarter to fund his feature-length motion picture: “Ear Buds: The Podcast Documentary” and now it debuts in six weeks at this year’s “LA Podcast Festival.” Who is he? Well, he’s on my morning radio show every Thursday with his segment, “Graham’s Crackers.” He also performs with Avi Liberman at the Improv at
Published: August 17, 2015
Remember when adventure racing was all the rage? The niche sport — actually a combination of multiple outdoor sports bundled into one event — has undoubtedly lost some luster since its heyday in the mid 2000s. It still exists, however, and the baddest adventure race of all is set to make a comeback in the northern Sierra, as Primal Quest
Published: August 17, 2015
As the saying goes, “The show must go on.”That held true last Friday night when Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s outdoor performance of “The Fantasticks” went on as scheduled, despite rain showers just prior to the start of the musical.“The Fantasticks” tells the story of a young man and the girl next door whose feuding fathers have built a wall to
Published: August 17, 2015
The “Meet the Police” outreach campaign is going well. As a reminder, Coffee with a Cop happens on Thursdays and ends on Aug. 27. The Police Open House was well attended and we look forward to doing it again next year.Operation Chill: To make connections with younger people in situations which are not related to law enforcement, the department has
Published: August 18, 2015
The 29er mountain bike — any bike designed around a 29-inch wheel set — was a novelty less than a decade ago. But, what started as a niche market idea is now almost the standard. These days, 26-inch tires are the ones working toward obscurity — or at least being relegated to youth-bike sizes. Why the hesitation to adopt the
Published: August 18, 2015
Young professionals in Lake Tahoe want to make a difference. Despite what you may have heard through rumors or anonymous online comments, local government agencies are not out to ruin the community. Believe me, I like to complain about this town, tourists, and the lack of snow as much as the next person. But my idle complaining has never, and
Published: August 18, 2015
I would like to express my disappointment in our [South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex]. The gym pricing is extremely expensive in comparison to the other health centers in town. I recently priced a one-year membership at Fitness Evolution at $199. This includes full use of all facilities with business hours Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., and weekend
Published: 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 miles round trip to the vistas of Emerald Bay, perfect for a family outing or a casual afternoon sojourn. If you’re feeling more adventurous, continue on to the Vikingsholm Castle
Published: August 18, 2015
STATELINE — Since its debut five years ago, the Tahoe Show Bodybuilding Championship has been the biggest in Northern Nevada — and it continues to grow. The fifth-annual bodybuilding show returns to MontBleu Resort Saturday, Aug. 22, as part of a weekend of fitness-related events on the South Shore.“When it started, nobody thought it would work because there aren’t a
Published: August 18, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Local youth soccer players kicked off their upcoming campaign in style, and did so with the help of the Lake Tahoe Community College men’s soccer team. South Lake Tahoe’s AYSO Region 282 league held a Soccer Fun Day on Aug. 8 at the Al Tahoe Play Field, and nearly 400 players took to the pitch to
Published: August 18, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Ten months ago, the Lake Valley Fire Protection District eliminated its wildland hand crew. Since then, certain services became a partnership between the district and people living within its operating borders.Those changes have taken away resources previously available to residents living in the district’s boundary that helped to reduce potential fire hazards.“The hand crew provided us
Published: August 18, 2015

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