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Comedy at The Improv with Howie Nave: Tommy Savitt and Avi Liberman perform this week at Lake Tahoe

October 19, 2017 — Tommy Savitt (AKA The Tommy Lama) If ever there was a time for spiritual renewal, it's now. With all the madness going on in our planet I can't think of a better comedian/guru who is not only funny, but also has the kind of humor

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe embraces the spirit of breast cancer awareness month

October 19, 2017 — In honor of breast cancer awareness month, the hardest rocking hotel and casino on the South Shore is bringing entertainment and fundraising opportunities to benefit the South Tahoe Cancer League. “Pinktober has been around for 18 years, and the Hard Rock has been actively involved

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Pumpkins, parties & spooky fun on tap

October 19, 2017 — 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 Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. Truckee Community Theater Presents

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Mojo Green brings the funk to Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe

October 19, 2017 — Funk up your weekend with a soulful performance from regional band Mojo Green, which takes the stage at South Shore's Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Saturday, Oct. 21. Mojo Green is a "seven-piece, female-fronted, horn-heavy funk from Reno, Nevada," according to the group's

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2017 World Series of Poker Circuit Tour stops at Harveys Lake Tahoe

October 19, 2017 — Try your hand at poker this week, as the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit Tour stops at Harveys Lake Tahoe in Stateline Thursday, Oct. 26, through Sunday, Nov. 5. Apart from the prize money, the winners of Tahoe's main event also receive a

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Lake Tahoe AleWorX’s Autumn Carnival features fall fun

October 19, 2017 — Costume contests, carnival games, face painting, live music — what more could you want from a fall festival? Experience all that and more on Sunday, Oct. 22, as Lake Tahoe AleWorX turns its patio into a haven for family fun in celebration of the season.

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Trump has no plans now to visit California wildfire damage

October 19, 2017 — WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks, isn’t rushing to survey the damage from California’s wildfires. The president has no immediate plans to visit the state to inspect the aftermath of the wind-whipped wildfires, which have

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Thanks to the South Tahoe Ice Arena

October 19, 2017 — Thanks so much to the South Tahoe Ice Arena for its generous contribution of equipment for our students here at Sierra House Elementary. Thanks to your contribution, we are able to expand our curriculum to include lacrosse and floor hockey, which will allow students to

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Action shots: Fall fun in Tahoe

October 19, 2017 — All photos courtesy of #TahoeSnaps TahoeSnaps, the Tribune's Instagram account, is a lake-wide endeavor. We joined forces with Lake Tahoe Action and our North Shore partner, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, to bring our readers more fun photos from around Lake Tahoe. Here's the fun part:

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Don’t let McClintock divide us

October 19, 2017 — Congressman Tom McClintock has sent seven campaign emails since President Trump's inauguration. Once known for putting principles over politics, his message now consistently strikes a combative tone. Repetitive word choice reveals his theme: Tom uses "left" 19 times, usually paired with "radical" (13 times). McClintock's

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Successful spaghetti night

October 19, 2017 — South Tahoe High School girls volleyball would like to extend a huge thank you to Bert's Cafe (Bueno, Marty, and Tracy Ketelsen, and Martin and Mario) for hosting a spaghetti night fundraiser for the girls volleyball program. This was a fun night for the team

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If not now, then when for Tahoe’s roads?

October 19, 2017 — All of us living in this tourist town understand a simple truth: our infrastructure is burdened with more than it can handle. Specifically, our roads. Each year, millions of visitors drive to Tahoe to enjoy the natural beauty of our home, but the damage this

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Seamstress creates custom interior goods for Lake Tahoe homes

October 19, 2017 — Every inch of Linda Spivack's store Focus on Interiors is covered in handmade pillows, displays of fabrics and antique knick-knacks. The walls are lined with quirky needlepoints and vintage paintings of mountains and flowers. For nearly 10 years Spivack has operated her store on the

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Lake Tahoe college soccer teams rolling at halfway point in GVC

October 19, 2017 — Lake Tahoe Community College's men's and women's soccer teams finished the first half of Golden Valley Conference play with victories Friday afternoon over Shasta College in South Lake Tahoe. The women won 5-0 and the men 8-0. The women finished the first round by out

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Guest column: City fails to address questions on proposed VHR changes

October 19, 2017 — I hate to waste my time, but I cannot let the erroneous propaganda put out by the emperor of City Hall go unrebutted. The city will not let go of this "nuisance" problem, as it diverts focus on the dismal road conditions that the city

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Old Town Tap raises more than $5,000 for fire victims in Napa and Sonoma counties (video)

October 18, 2017 — Old Town Tap in downtown Truckee raised more than $5,300 at a fundraiser for Northern California fire victims on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Owners Marlena John and Luke Bill moved to Truckee a few years ago to open the restaurant. With the recent wildfires in Napa

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Live stream: Tahoe Town Hall on Measure C

October 18, 2017 —

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Betty Louise Evans

October 18, 2017 — May 2, 1925 ~ October 11, 2017 Betty Louise Evans, born May 2, 1925, peacefully passed away, at 92 years old, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at her home in Minden, Nevada. Betty graduated from Frutia High School in Fruita, Colorado. She spent her summers

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‘Don’t be afraid to accept help’: Domestic violence survivor speaks up about her experience

October 18, 2017 — For two days, he held her captive. He threatened to kill her and then himself if she left. He'd been violent before, but nothing like this. For Rachel — the Tribune is withholding her real name to protect her identity — it was the wake-up

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Douglas County jury finds man innocent in alleged sexual assault at Lake Tahoe

October 18, 2017 — A California man was found innocent of sexually assaulting a minor by a Douglas County jury. Eric M. Jarvis, 20, of Granite Bay, was accused of molesting a minor on a boat in Lake Tahoe during the Fourth of July in 2015. According to court

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