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Left-wing hypocrisy

January 23, 2017 — The Women’s March is a calculated protest against Donald Trump, contrary to what Norma Santiago and others say, otherwise why do it now? Why do we need to recommit to constitutional values now? Why not eight years ago, or a year ago or six months […]

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More new CA laws for 2017

January 23, 2017 — Here is another handful of the 898 new laws passed for 2017 in California. If you missed last week’s breakdown, just go to SierraSun.com and search: “Jim Porter.” I promise I won’t write about all of them. Ballot Selfies: In my mind, one of the […]

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Sessions Salon in South Lake Tahoe celebrates 30 years

January 23, 2017 — Sitting in a salon chair while Sessions’ owner Phil Blowney trims my messy locks, it’s clear why his business has lasted 30 years on the South Shore — he loves his job. Blowney moved to Lake Tahoe from Huntington Beach in 1978 on a whim, […]

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Yummy Fixins: Wild rice pilaf make the perfect side (recipe)

January 23, 2017 — I’m always looking for a healthy side dish to go with dinner. While this yummy recipe is perfect alongside just about any entrée, a favorite is oven roasted salmon topped with a lemon beurre blanc sauce. Alternatively, you can add chopped roasted chicken to the […]

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South Lake Tahoe to host workshop on vacation home rentals

January 23, 2017 — The city of South Lake Tahoe will host a public workshop focused on vacation home rentals from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. The workshop will take place at the senior center located at 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The city is conducting a study […]

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Focusing on regional prosperity in 2017

January 23, 2017 — Happy 2017! The Tahoe Prosperity Center’s mission is uniting Tahoe’s communities to strengthen regional prosperity and we plan to continue on that path throughout the new year. First and foremost, we will continue our efforts to bring Tahoe’s communities together on important regional issues, such […]

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From the Farm: A jump start on each season is crucial

January 23, 2017 — Perhaps the most influential factor in gardening, farming and our food system is season. Food moves around our country and around the world based on the seasons. Eating seasonally harmonizes our body’s digestion with the present moment. We also tend to eat more locally sourced […]

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Sierra Watch files second lawsuit against Squaw Valley redevelopment

January 23, 2017 — OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The environmental group behind the campaign to “Keep Squaw True,” Sierra Watch, has filed a second legal claim in an effort to stop the Village at Squaw Valley redevelopment. “State law requires that big decisions about development in special places like […]

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Over 500 walk in Lake Tahoe Women’s March (photos)

January 21, 2017 — On Saturday, Jan. 21, over 500 women, men and children marched on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore in support of women’s rights and equality. The march started at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, continued along Highway 50, and ended at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center. […]

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SnowSport Safety Foundation challenges ski areas to adopt a Resort Safety Responsibility Code

January 21, 2017 — Mountain resorts throughout the nation ask their patrons to abide by the “Your Safety Responsibility Code” written by the National Ski Area Association and posted at their member resorts, according to Dr. Daniel Gregorie, founder and president of the San Francisco based SnowSport Safety Foundation […]

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Code rewrite aims to address ‘resort fee’ trend

January 21, 2017 — The trend of additional “resort fees” tacked on to room rates is on the rise at lodgings across the country; and, in South Lake Tahoe, there is some ambiguity when it comes to whether these fees are taxable. In response, the city is working on […]

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Lake Tahoe Community College defers decision regarding theatre arts department

January 21, 2017 — The decision regarding the future of Lake Tahoe Community College’s Theatre Arts Department has been postponed in order to allow for greater community involvement, according to college officials. The LTCC Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in approval of LTCC President Kindred Murillo’s […]

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Esmaili joins Chase International’s South Lake Tahoe office

January 21, 2017 — Hesam Esmaili recently joined Chase International’s South Lake Tahoe office. Dedicated to success and motivated by positive results, Esmaili will take on any challenge that may be in his way of achieving the best results for his clients throughout the South Lake Tahoe region. A […]

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Young Women of Distinction

January 21, 2017 — Ten South Shore high school girls were named “Young Women of Distinction” and honored with a luncheon by the Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Emily Abuhajleh, Sierra Bedwell, Maya Brosch, Lacey Chappel, Emily Doyle and Maia Smith of South Tahoe […]

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Callie’s Cabin: Perfect pudding from the past

January 21, 2017 — This is the type of dessert that I grew up with in the 20th century and is found in cookbooks around the globe. Rice pudding recipes go back in time to the Tudor period (late 1400s and 1500s in England). A basic rice pudding is […]

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Tahoe Boys and Girls Club hiring program leaders

January 21, 2017 — The Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe is looking for enthusiastic program leaders who will enjoy working with children. While parents are working, BGCLT keeps its lights on after school for a safe place for all children to attend. Since the fall of 2014, […]

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11th annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo set for Saturday

January 20, 2017 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Event, North America’s largest venue for all things alpine touring, telemark and splitboard, returns this weekend. Alpenglow Sports has once again partnered with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the 11th annual Backcountry Demo event on Saturday, […]

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GO Local & Win keeps thousands in local economy

January 20, 2017 — The Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce (Tahoe Chamber) recently announced GO Local & Win campaign results and grand prizewinners. For residents, this campaign promoted and rewarded the value of shopping and dining locally. For business owners and operators, it provided an opportunity to […]

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Local teen rides in Inauguration Day parade

January 20, 2017 — A local teen and equestrienne is riding in today’s presidential Inauguration Day parade in Washington, D.C. Emily Cefalu — a senior at Culver Girls Academy in Indiana and daughter of Paige and Christopher Cefalu of South Lake Tahoe — is one of 24 female equestriennes […]

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Practice safety this winter when visiting national forests

January 20, 2017 — With a variety of winter weather conditions occurring across Nevada and Eastern California, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest would like to remind visitors to be extra careful while recreating this winter. “National Forest System (NFS) lands can provide stunning scenery and recreational opportunities during the winter, […]

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