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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care hosts fall fundraiser

October 18, 2017 — For the first time in its 39-year history, Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care will have a fall culinary event to raise funds for its mission to care for injured and orphaned animals. On Thursday, Oct. 19, The Lake House hosts the nonprofit's first-ever autumn fundraising dinner

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Celebrating National Dessert Day in South Lake Tahoe

October 14, 2017 — It's time to satisfy your sweet tooth: Saturday, Oct. 14, marks National Dessert Day, and there are plenty of spots in South Lake Tahoe to get your fix. From traditional ice cream shops to bakeries, gourmet restaurants with lengthy dessert menus and everything in between,

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Drink of the Week: Riva Grill’s A-Riva-Derci

October 13, 2017 — One of the largest components of Tahoe's nightlife is the mix of countless breweries, bars and restaurants that offer unique drinks difficult to find outside the basin. In our Drink of the Week segment, we'll showcase one type of beer, wine, cocktail — you name

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Experiencing October’s Friday the 13th in Tahoe

October 12, 2017 — The idea of Friday the 13th as a day of bad luck has its roots in an era long ago: According to both National Geographic and the History Channel we likely have biblical tradition to thank for the superstition that arose with the number 13,

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Good Sam Safe Ride’s Class Car Show and Old Car Giveaway this weekend

October 12, 2017 — South Shore-based nonprofit Good Sam Safe Ride concludes its 2017 show season with the South Lake Tahoe Classic Car Show and Old Car Giveaway — and the weekend-long event is free for both participants and attendees. "It's a great time to come to Tahoe, with

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Only days remain in Tahoe-Truckee Burger and Brew Contest

October 11, 2017 — Only days remain in the Tahoe-Truckee Burger and Brew Contest presented by Tahoe Magazine. Ten restaurants have chosen a beer and burger pairing, and it's up to the public to pick the winner. Once you've given the following burgers a taste, cast your vote online

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‘Woman in Black’ play takes stage in Tahoe for limited run

October 6, 2017 — Halloween is just around the corner: Get into the spirit with Valhalla Tahoe's production of the play "The Woman in Black," which takes over the venue's Boathouse Theatre Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6-8, and Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 12-15. Adapted from Susan Hill's book of

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Drink of the Week: South Lake Brewing Company’s Trail Builder Pale Ale

October 5, 2017 — One of the largest components of Tahoe's nightlife is the mix of countless breweries, bars and restaurants that offer unique drinks difficult to find outside the basin. In our new Drink of the Week segment, we'll showcase one type of beer, wine, cocktail — you

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Your guide to Camp Richardson Historic Resort and Marina’s 23rd annual Oktoberfest

October 5, 2017 — Don your lederhosen and dirndls — it's time for Camp Richardson Historic Resort and Marina's 23rd annual Oktoberfest. From seasonal brews and food to live music and family-friendly fun, it's a Bavarian party that's fit for all ages and kicks off fall like few other

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With explosion of California craft brew scene, Lake Tahoe brewers say adaptability is key to success

October 4, 2017 — Two Sacramento-based breweries, Rubicon Brewing Company and American River Brewing Company, closed down this summer after nearly 30 years and five years in business, respectively. And according to one craft brewing expert, it's a trend that surprisingly did not start earlier. "In California we're continuing

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SciFi-Fantasy fun: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino’s first comic con features celebrities and more

September 29, 2017 — What began as a plan between two life-long friends to open a coffee shop turned into the creation of a production company specializing in hosting comic conventions for independent film projects. Joe Cahill and Mark Davis — CEO and CFO of Steam House Entertainment, LLC,

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Q&A with founding member of Traffic covers upcoming Tahoe gig and more

September 28, 2017 — Classic rock icon Dave Mason, known as a founding member of Traffic, is ready to play South Shore on Sunday, Oct. 1. Known for hits like "We Just Disagree" and "Only You Know and I Know," Mason takes the stage at Harrah's Lake Tahoe to

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Booze-infused coffee: Cold brew cocktails to try on National Coffee Day

September 28, 2017 — It's National Coffee Day on Friday, Sept. 29 — and to celebrate, try something out of the ordinary. Nitro coffee has been a trending phenomenon in recent years, but on Tahoe's South Shore one establishment is taking it even further by mixing cold brew into

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Fall reading: South Lake Tahoe library staff provides top books for season

September 24, 2017 — Fall officially started Friday, Sept. 22, which means it's the season to curl up with a good book and watch the colors change from the comfort of your living room (or outside with a scenic view). Staff from the local library provided their top picks

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Burger and Brew Contest begins in Tahoe-Truckee

September 21, 2017 — Celebrate the start of a new season with the lake-wide Burger and Brew Contest presented by Tahoe Magazine. Ten restaurants have chosen a beer and burger pairing, and it's up to the public to pick the winner. Once you've given the following burgers a taste,

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Fall is here: Tahoe’s seasonal can’t-miss activities

September 21, 2017 — Happy autumn! The season officially begins on Friday, Sept. 22, and with it comes a multitude of activities that make the time of year one of Tahoe's best. Whether you want to view the scenery, celebrate Oktoberfest or pick apples, our list of can't-miss regional

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What’s new at the 8th annual Sample the Sierra

September 15, 2017 — Calling all foodies: Tahoe's largest farm-to-fork festival, Sample the Sierra, returns to South Shore's Bijou Community Park for its eighth year this Saturday, Sept. 16. Featuring over 20 pairings — all comprised of locally crafted foods, wine, beer and spirits — it's the perfect event

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Michael Franti discusses social activism and more in Q&A ahead of South Shore rock show

September 14, 2017 — One of today's frontrunners in the niche of alternative music that borders on reggae, Michael Franti & Spearhead is no stranger to the Tahoe Basin. Over the past two decades, the band has played the region upwards of 15 times, according to frontman Franti. Ahead

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5 tips for navigating the 8th annual Sample the Sierra

September 14, 2017 — South Shore's largest farm-to-fork festival returns to Bijou Community Park on Saturday, Sept. 16. From noon to 4 p.m., enjoy over 15 food samples paired with a wine, beer or spirit — all of which are from the region. The event ends at 5 p.m.,

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‘We the People’: Lake Tahoe art show focused on compassion formed as result of presidential election

September 8, 2017 — In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, local creatives formed the all-new Tahoe Activist Artists, an organization focused on working toward a compassionate world. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the group hosts its first event, a show entitled "We the People: Tahoe Artists Visualize a

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