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Letter: Our electricity is greener than you know

April 29, 2017 — On Tuesday, April 18, our community pledged to 100 percent clean energy. On Wednesday, April 19, Liberty Utilities celebrated the completion of its 50 MW Luning Solar Energy Center. Twenty-five percent of Liberty Utilities' electricity — 25 percent of the electricity that's powering your home […]

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Kudos: A heartfelt thanks to Barton Health’s volunteers

April 29, 2017 — This week was National Volunteer Week (April 23-29). Barton Health would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our incredible team of volunteers for all they do to support our patients and help our physicians, nurses and staff. Our volunteers enhance the patient experience […]

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Letters: Caltrans project near Meyers will create problems

April 29, 2017 — Went to the Caltrans workshop on the upgrades to U.S. 50. I asked why they didn't just drop the unnecessary signals at Rubicon Trail and Lodi streets and use those funds to provide the badly needed signal at California Route 89 and U.S. 50 instead […]

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Softball team wins big against Truckee

April 29, 2017 — The South Tahoe softball team can finally breathe a little, coming up with a win against Truckee High after a streak of tough losses. The Lady Vikings hosted Truckee for the makeup game, April 25, coming away with the 11-1 win. South Tahoe showed more […]

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Wine Ink: Journey to The Madrones in Mendocino County

April 29, 2017 — Perhaps the best part of wine travel is discovery. It could be a grape you have never tasted. Perhaps a vineyard you see for the first time. Or it could be an oasis in a region just a bit further afield. A recent wine infused […]

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How will police around Lake Tahoe determine if a driver is stoned?

April 29, 2017 — Determining if a driver is high on marijuana is not as simple as determining if someone is drunk — or it is, depending on who you ask. As California and Nevada work to release state regulations regarding the recent legalization of recreational marijuana, the best […]

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Tahoe real estate markets weather rough winter

April 29, 2017 — A report detailing first quarter of 2017 real estate market results for all of Lake Tahoe, Truckee and select Reno neighborhoods was recently released by Sierra Sotheby's International Realty. The report summarizes market trends as reported by four different regional multiple listing services and examines […]

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Hike around Lake Tahoe: Most backcountry trails still covered with ‘a lot of snow’

April 29, 2017 — The weather around Lake Tahoe can be a little tricky and also misleading when trying to determine which areas of the basin are accessible — especially during the transition from winter to spring. Next week, for example, the National Weather Service has indicated that temperatures […]

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Volunteers sought for Amgen bicycle tour

April 29, 2017 — The Amgen Tour of California returns to Tahoe May 11, and organizers are seeking volunteers to help. Over the course of two days, some of the world's most elite female cyclists will travel the circumference of Lake Tahoe, traversing multiple jurisdiction and over intense mountain […]

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Keep Tahoe Blue column: Protecting a national treasure since 1957

April 28, 2017 — Imagine Lake Tahoe today, but with a resident population of a quarter of a million people. Imagine high-rises and subdivisions all around the Lake, linked by a four-lane freeway and a bridge across Emerald Bay. That vision sums up plans that were being laid for […]

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Former Lake Tahoe Humane Society director denies embezzlement allegations

April 28, 2017 — Lake Tahoe Humane Society's executive director Niki Congero has been fired for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from the nonprofit — a claim her attorney says is untrue. An investigation into the allegation, which was brought to the attention of South Lake Tahoe Police Department […]

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Mexican food, brewery, yoga and more at The Crossing by the Y

April 28, 2017 — A renovated shopping center down by the Y is beginning to fill up with a mix of retail, dining, and health and wellness businesses. Formerly the Factory Stores at the Y, the revamped Crossing at Tahoe Valley features a brand new mountain-modern facade and a […]

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South Lake Tahoe paddleboard and kayak rental companies preparing for busy season

April 28, 2017 — With Lake Tahoe's water level at the highest it's been in recent years and ski season concluding, now is the perfect time to get ready for stand-up paddleboard season. The sport, which has gained a lot of popularity over the past several years, has something […]

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California’s recreational use and trail immunity laws

April 28, 2017 — One of the many benefits of our Sierra region is the wide variety of available public and private land for recreation. Two Laws Protecting Land Owners In 1963, California adopted the Recreational Use Statute (Civil Code Section 846), which makes private landowners immune from liability […]

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Richard T. Jones III

April 27, 2017 — Richard T. Jones III passed away on April 23, 2017 at the age of 64. He was the loving husband of Nora and they shared 40 years of marriage. He moved to Tahoe because of his love for the beautiful lake. He made a point […]

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Zappa talks Zappa: Q&A with Dweezil Zappa ahead of his Lake Tahoe concert

April 27, 2017 — Dweezil Zappa, son of rock pioneer Frank Zappa, is returning to Tahoe this weekend with the 50 Years of Frank tour he launched in honor of his father's career. Bringing with him a catalog of Frank's music, which was at the helm of rock for […]

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Comedy at The Improv with Howie Nave: Charles Fleischer, voice of Roger Rabbit, performs this week at Lake Tahoe

April 27, 2017 — Charles Fleischer The man of many voices is back! That's right, folks: Charles Fleischer returns with his mix of never-before-heard voices and those featured on the big screen. He is most famous for voicing Roger Rabbit in the 1988 blockbuster movie "Who Framed Roger Rabbit." […]

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Everyday Outlaw plays Whiskey Dick’s Saloon in South Lake Tahoe

April 27, 2017 — Tahoe's own five-member outlaw country group is set to take the stage at Whiskey Dick's Saloon on Saturday, April 29. Based out of Truckee, Everyday Outlaw brings the iconic sounds of the genre to every gig they play. "A traditional honky tonk country lineup of […]

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Comedian Joel McHale visits MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

April 27, 2017 — If you're looking for a laugh, search no further than Tahoe's South Shore: On Saturday, April 29, a Hollywood front-runner takes on Stateline. "Joel McHale is one of the most sought-after comedians and actors in the industry," states the performer's online biography. While McHale recently […]

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Annual Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show returns to South Lake Tahoe Friday and Saturday

April 27, 2017 — The sixth annual Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show returns Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, at South Tahoe Middle School. The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, in the multipurpose room, according […]

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