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Everyone from the Beatles to Weezer will be represented at a free show at Lakeside Inn and Casino Saturday night.South Shore’s own Drought Relief will perform in the inn and casino’s downstairs Tavern starting at 9:15 p.m. The band plays a wide selection of rock ’n’ roll songs.“Drought Relief is a classic rock cover band formed in 2011 in South
Published: May 27, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Cleanup crews at Lake Tahoe say they’ve contained another small diesel fuel spill at the Tahoe Keys lagoon at the south end of the lake.Lake Tahoe News reports the Tahoe Keys Property Owners Association in South Lake Tahoe first reported the spill to the California Office of Emergency Services at about 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.Association
Published: May 27, 2016
John Sutcliffe has been a soldier, ranchhand, artist, investor, hotelier, restaurateur, raconteur and winemaker. But one visit to his eponymous vineyard tucked into the farthest possible corner of southwest Colorado proves that, above all else, he is a pioneer.Choosing to make wine a mile above sea level, in a water-starved canyon filled with sagebrush and mountain lions, and where the
Published: May 27, 2016
Shane Black cowrote and directed “Nice Guys,” a film set in Los Angeles during the heyday of television’s premier private investigator, James Garner of “The Rockford Files” (1974-1980). Although his character is used as a patsy, Ryan Gosling’s P.I., Holland March, has little chance of showcasing Rockford’s talent for making his patsy seem smarter than the guys pulling the patsy’s
Published: May 27, 2016
DON MCMILLAN If you’ve ever wondered about the mechanics of how comedy works, you’ll appreciate the comedy of Don McMillan. In all my years being in the comedy field I have never seen a more original act that shows via a power point presentation the scientific formula on the probability of what make us laugh. Don puts a lot of time
Published: May 27, 2016
A piano player and singer with a five-octave range will bring his talents to South Shore’s The Loft Theatre this week.Jimmy Hopper, who has been likened to a combination of Freddie Mercury and Andrea Bocelli, plays the venue at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. He’s been a regular performer in Sin City.“Becoming one of the most sought
Published: May 27, 2016
TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Tahoe Adventure Company — which for years has led guided hiking, biking, kayaking and paddleboarding adventures around North Lake Tahoe — is bringing more fun opportunities to the north shore this summer.The company is running a mountain biking concession this summer and fall out of the Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area (Tahoe XC) facility in Tahoe City.Four
Published: May 27, 2016
I was walking in South Lake Tahoe a few mornings back, when above my head there arose such a clatter, so I looked toward the skies to see what was the matter? Swooping overhead was a flock of violet-green swallows, snatching bugs out of the air and chattering as they hunted.I learned about violet-green swallows last year when I first
Published: May 27, 2016
“Snow equity.” It’s the term ski industry analysts have coined to refer to the strong correlation between snowfall, resulting media coverage and the impacts of both on visitation.If you stood in a Tahoe Basin resort lift line at any point this winter, you probably noticed a few more folks back on the slopes than in recent drought-plagued years. Figures from
Published: May 27, 2016
AMERICAN LEGION POST 795 TO HOST MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONYThe American Legion Post 795 of South Lake Tahoe invites residents and visitors to join members of American Legion and its Ladies Auxiliary in remembering those who have died in service to our nation. The Memorial Day ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 30, at the Happy Homestead
Published: May 27, 2016
The City Council of South Lake Tahoe must be congratulated on its ability to give other people’s money away. What a great job they are doing in preserving low-cost housing by not allowing vacation rentals in multiple-family properties! In spite of compassionate testimony by current vacation homeowners with multi-family properties, the council went ahead and told those people they were
Published: May 27, 2016
While it may not be obvious, Memorial Day weekend at Lake Tahoe and some spring snow flurries often go hand in hand. There’s been a little unsettled weather over the week, but (as of Wednesday afternoon) it looks like we’ll mostly avoid spring storms over the holiday, and sunny skies will prevail, making it a great weekend to get outside.
Published: May 27, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Figure skaters and ice dancers took over local ice for five days last week at the fifth annual High Sierra Adult Skate Camp. The camp returned to SLT Ice Arena May 18-22, and featured 44 skaters learning and improving their craft in an intensive yet fun environment.“I’m always just so amazed — it’s pretty exciting,” camp
Published: May 26, 2016
CARSON CITY, Nev. — At the Div. IV State championships, the Whittell track and field team produced strong performances while showing the potential for future success. The Warriors capped their season in the two-day meet at Carson High last weekend, May 20-21, led by athletes who still have time left in the program.“We had some outstanding performances from several individuals
Published: May 26, 2016
LAS VEGAS — The South Tahoe swim team finished its 2016 campaign on the big stage Saturday, May 21. Twelve Vikings competed in the Div. I-A State championships in the Buchanan Natatorium on the campus of University of Nevada Las Vegas, and both the boys and girls finished in the middle of the pack.At the state meet, South Tahoe’s boys
Published: May 26, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — With three seconds left in South Tahoe’s powderpuff football game, nothing separated the seniors and the juniors. But that was still enough time for Maya Brosch to make a big play.Brosch ran for a 78-yard touchdown as time expired to lift the juniors to a 14-7 victory over the seniors under the lights Wednesday, May 25,
Published: May 26, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — After Northstar California shuts down its slopes for the ski season, it’s not long until recreationalists are back on the mountain, zipping down the resort’s vast terrain.Instead of being strapped onto skis and snowboards, however, these riders are mounted on mountain bikes. The Truckee-Tahoe resort will see its mountain spring back to life this Memorial Day weekend
Published: May 26, 2016
Reno’s Mojo Green brings its new record to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe this Sunday, May 29.The seven-piece, horn-driven soul and funk group released its second studio album, “Soul Phatasaxtion,” in March.Mojo Green describes the album as “nine original tracks with the full horn driven soulfunk we’ve come to be known for.”“Sharing the stage with some of the
Published: May 26, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Mike Swanson is no stranger to jumping out of airplanes.Swanson, a four-time world champion skydiver who’s on the Red Bull Air Force, has free-falled through the atmosphere and parachuted to the ground a staggering 22,000 times.And yet, when the Truckee resident skydived above the Truckee-Tahoe region last month, it gave him the kind of charge a first-timer
Published: May 26, 2016
Although vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe have received a bad reputation in regards to loud parties echoing down our streets and trash not being disposed of properly, they do help the local economy by bringing in tourist dollars. Even with all of the problems, the assets outweigh the liabilities for both tourists and town residents. For example, tourists will
Published: May 26, 2016
With an estimated 35,000 bears, California has a healthy and growing black bear population.In spring, hibernating bears emerge from their winter slumber and begin an almost perpetual search for food. It is not uncommon for a black bear to consume up to 20,000 calories a day. Unfortunately, this search can sometimes lead bears into populated areas and conflicts with humans
Published: May 26, 2016
CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — In 2004, when Bill Wood took over as manager of the Crystal Bay Casino, the casino hardly had a music presence. A few lounge singers here, a few cover bands there, crooning all-too-familiar radio hits from a corner of the casino then known as the Stage Bar was the extent of CBC’s entertainment.Wood wanted to help
Published: May 26, 2016
TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — 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 Kaleb M. Roedel at kroedel@sierrasun.com.1. Dead Winter Carpenters at Crystal Bay CasinoNorth Tahoe alt-country outfit Dead Winter Carpenters will play a two-night
Published: May 26, 2016
Thompson Square got its name from the union of two Thompsons, husband and wife team Keifer and Shawna, but the country duo recently added a third member.Rigney Cooper Thompson, the pair’s first child, was born in January. The 4-month old made his music video debut late last week in a home video for Thompson Square’s latest single “You Make It
Published: May 25, 2016
A summer of car shows at Heavenly Village revs up with the Lake Tahoe Summer Kickoff Car Show this weekend.The show takes place Friday through Sunday, May 27-30, and includes numerous classic cars, the awarding of 25 trophies, a poker walk and sidewalk sales.The International Good Samaritans Safe Ride Club organizes the show, as well as several more throughout the
Published: May 25, 2016
The Wesley Orsolic Band will bring funk, jazz and blues to Camp Richardson this weekend.The Beacon Bar & Grill will host the South Shore band for a free show at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 28.“Wesley picked up the guitar at the age of 6 and by age 14 was touring Europe with his own projects ‘Heart Of Blues,’ ‘Woodoo,’ ‘Had’
Published: May 25, 2016
The classic rock songs of Led Zeppelin will fill the South Shore Room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Saturday night when Zoso performs at the Stateline casino. The band has more than 20 years of experience playing Zeppelin hits.“Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the
Published: May 25, 2016
I own and live in a cabin with a guest house. My husband and I work in hospitality, and we’re active in our community. Our guest house is a studio — we rent it to couples sometimes, and use it for family other times. When we first bought our house we rented our studio long-term, but it was challenging. It’s
Published: May 25, 2016
Dr. Howard Henry Bittner, D.C. passed away at age 66 in South Reno on April 17, 2016 from viral pneumonia after struggling with an underlying autoimmune disease of Pemphigus Vulgaris for over 18 months. A long-time South Lake Tahoe resident for over 33 years, Howard was passionate about his professional practice as a chiropractor and was known for his compassion
Published: May 24, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A group calling themselves the Let Tahoe Decide committee submitted a petition to the City of South Lake Tahoe on Monday, May 23, proposing a city ballot measure for the Tahoe Transportation District’s controversial U.S. Highway 50 South Shore Community Revitalization Project — commonly referred to as the “Loop Road.”“This is a major project. It’s going
Published: May 25, 2016
South Lake Tahoe is one of the world’s biggest tourist attractions.Around 4.3 million visitors annually, main events and holidays cause the population to skyrocket. Nonstop tourism necessitates a downtown area.The Loop Road will provide this, as well as long-term social and environmental benefits.Loop Road implementation concerns include construction disruption and housing relocation via rebuilding. These claims are not ultimately problematic.
Published: May 25, 2016
Winter and construction are Tahoe’s two seasons — it’s the running joke in most mountain towns. But increasingly it’s as much applicable to trail work projects as it is highway construction.Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association and the Tahoe Basin U.S. Forest Service will be working on a number of trail building and maintenance efforts throughout the summer, and continue to
Published: May 25, 2016
BIRTHSJesus Ahumada Jr. was born May 16 to Stacey and Jesus Ahumada of South Lake Tahoe.Jasper James Collins was born May 20 to Stefani Kern and Jared Collins of South Lake Tahoe.Emmanuel Earl Jones was born May 22 to Sharonda Hightower and Earnest Jones of Sacramento.Allan Mac Ksiazek was born May 20 to Dagmara and Maciej Ksiazek of South Lake
Published: May 25, 2016
LOCAL MUSINGS • The housing shortage has become one of the most important issues facing South Shore with not many solutions in sight. The causes of the shortage are so complex — everything from interest rates, the cost of housing in the Bay Area, environmental regulations that have impacted the ability for the market to change, the impact of the
Published: May 25, 2016
My name is Peeps. I am a 11-month-old girl who does well with other pets. I am a little shy to start with but I love to play and cuddle. Come visit Peeps out at The El Dorado County Animal Services, 530-573-7925. For low-income spay-neuter services and other support, call Lake Tahoe Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Published: May 25, 2016
Get your bike lights, and glow sticks ready, Tahoe Games Bike Nights are coming back to Lake Tahoe Golf Course.The On Course Events series returns to the golf course for a second year this Friday, May 27.The events feature riders taking to an approximately three-mile cross-country course spread out over the fairways, rough, sand traps and bridges of Lake Tahoe
Published: May 25, 2016
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Maya Brosch capped a stellar season in record-setting fashion at the Div. I-A State championships last weekend, May 20-21. The South Tahoe junior delivered a pair of state titles while setting school and meet records, as one of five Vikings competing in the two-day meet contested at Carson High. “Maya put it all together,” Vikings coach
Published: May 24, 2016
PAHRUMP, Nev. — At the Div. III State championships, the Whittell boys golf team finished at the bottom of the pack. The Warriors took sixth in the two-day tournament held last Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17-18, at Mountain Falls Golf Club, led by a 12th-place overall finish from senior Palmer Chaplin.Whittell shot a 929 over two days on the par-72
Published: May 24, 2016
South Shore student athletes are eligible for a free sports physical Wednesday, May 25, at the South Tahoe High Blue Gym. The pre-participation physical includes vital signs, orthopedic evaluations and medical screening. Athletes from South Tahoe, Whittell and Lake Tahoe Community College are invited to participate.The physicals start at 5:30 p.m., with an approximate schedule as follows:5:30 p.m. — South
Published: May 24, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Jean Patrick Datoc pulled off a rare feat on the baseball diamond Saturday, May 14. Datoc produced a game-ending unassisted triple play for the Rockies in a South Tahoe National Little League AAA contest.Datoc made all three outs himself without any assists from teammates to pull off the rare occurance. The third baseman caught a fly
Published: May 24, 2016
TUESDAY OPEN BASKETBALL LEAGUEMay 17 resultsMott Canyon 65, Good D 53JT Eichenburg (M) 19, Good D: N/AFeldman Law 86, Hoch Family Creamery 34Clint Joaquin (F) 29, Daniel Brady (H) 19BCBC 67, Greater Sierra Insurance 46BCBC: N/A, Chris Scott / Omar Garcia (G) 14KD Builders 69, Steamers 57Dooley Riva (K) 27, Tyler Hogbin (S) 15Standings: Feldman Law 8-0, Mott Canyon 6-2,
Published: May 24, 2016
CARSON CITY, Nev. — The South Tahoe Middle School track team competed in the Tah-Neva Championships on Wednesday, May 18. The Timberwolves concluded their season in the meet held at Carson High with 14 top-five finishes.Incline won the seventh-grade boys title with 100 points followed by Carson and Alder Creek with 78. Pau-Wa-Lu won the boys eighth-grade title with 99
Published: May 24, 2016
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — A letter seeking a grand jury investigation into Douglas County Sewer District No. 1 and the district’s dissolution were among the actions proposed by Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson on Monday.Jackson said he will send a letter to Douglas County District Judge Tod Young asking that he call a grand jury to investigate the district that
Published: May 24, 2016
GENOA, Nev. — There was a time when moving Ranch No. 1 cattle to summer pasture was an operation that lasted days and moved the animals up Kingsbury Grade and through the middle of Stateline on their way into the mountains.These days summer pasture is right next door, but people on horseback still drive cattle far enough for observers to
Published: May 24, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Authorities say a trailer fire Saturday in Truckee led to the discovery of a suspected butane honey oil lab, along with an assault rifle, a sawed-off shotgun and other weapons.Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nicholas McCauley, 33, of Penn Valley, and Julie Cannon, 27, of Grass Valley, after they found the suspected lab, syringes and an AR-15,
Published: May 24, 2016
RENO, Nev. — Giants like Tesla, Switch, PetSmart Distribution and Walmart are among the 125 businesses found in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.Tesla continues to be a buzzword throughout Northern Nevada as it builds the biggest lithium ion battery factory in world.The Gigafactory, which gains its name from the unit “Giga” and the factory’s planned annual battery production, will also
Published: May 24, 2016
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Mike Swanson is no stranger to jumping out of airplanes.Swanson, a four-time world champion skydiver who’s on the Red Bull Air Force, has free-falled through the atmosphere and parachuted to the ground a staggering 22,000 times.And yet, when the Truckee resident skydived above the Truckee-Tahoe region last month, it gave him the kind of charge a first-timer
Published: May 24, 2016
With an estimated 35,000 bears, California has a healthy and growing black bear population.In spring, hibernating bears emerge from their winter slumber and begin an almost perpetual search for food. It is not uncommon for a black bear to consume up to 20,000 calories a day. Unfortunately, this search can sometimes lead bears into populated areas and conflicts with humans
Published: May 24, 2016
Recently, many people in town, including myself, have been talking a lot about change. It is important to talk about what our region can become and what is needed to solve the problems we all face. People often talk about this progress as being somewhere in the distant future, but change is here and now; the great things this community
Published: May 23, 2016
Frank Etter passed away at the age of 74 on Nov. 1 in Chico, California, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Frank was an elementary school teacher in the Lake Tahoe Unified School District for many years. He was the originator of the “Junior Meteorologist” program at Meyers Elementary School. He also was a flight instructor at the Lake
Published: May 23, 2016
Bueno and Marty Kettlesen of Bert’s Cafe recently hosted a Spaghetti Night fundraiser for Tahoe Arts Project. It was a wonderful evening enjoyed by many. All of us at Tahoe Arts Project would like to thank Bueno, Marty, their vendors and the cooks at Bert’s for helping to make this fundraiser a success. The spaghetti was delicious! A big thank
Published: May 23, 2016
SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Someone finally had the legs to beat Peter Sagan at the Tour of California. Alexander Kristoff followed an impressive ride by his Katusha teammates, then outsprinted Sagan — the winningest cyclist in race history — to win Stage 7 on Saturday. Julian Alaphilippe held onto his overall lead heading into the final stage on Sunday. In
Published: May 23, 2016
The City of South Lake Tahoe is currently in the midst of change, moving from an ambulance service provided by the fire department to a non-safety program, prompted by a lack of county funding and anticipated changes in the pre-hospital industry. During this transition, an amazing group of qualified medics have been providing ALS services to South Lake Tahoe under
Published: May 23, 2016
FOLSOM, Calif. — Eighth place felt like first for Julian Alaphilippe on Friday. The French cyclist known for his climbing ability turned in a surprising performance in the Stage 6 time trial at the Tour of California, minimizing his losses in a discipline that has proven difficult for him in the past to retain his overall race lead. Rohan Dennis
Published: May 23, 2016
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It took Julian Alaphilippe just a bit longer than he hoped to top the podium at the Tour of California. The French cyclist, who lost his lead on the final stage a year ago and finished second overall, managed to hang onto it Sunday. Alaphilippe finished safely in the main field in Stage 8 to hold off
Published: May 23, 2016
It has been about two and a half months since I joined on as the Tahoe Daily Tribune publisher. Most of that time has been spent digging into the operation of the business and learning what I could from the team here at the Tribune, as well as folks in the community. What did I gather from that time? There’s
Published: May 21, 2016
With the weather warming up, residents can start to expect to see snakes coming out of their dens. Several snake sightings were reported last week near Prison Hill, Ash Canyon and Jacks Valley, and Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy said this isn’t uncommon with this type of year.“They are starting to emerge from their dens and people will
Published: May 18, 2016
The fans cheered. The riders raced, and most importantly, it didn’t snow. While the show moves on to its conclusion in Sacramento Sunday, May 22, the Lake Tahoe Basin’s portion of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California is in the books. And by all accounts it was another wild success. “It was great for South Lake Tahoe and the whole
Published: May 21, 2016
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — While shuttling truckloads of food to North Lake Tahoe-Truckee communities four days a week, local nonprofit Project MANA serves roughly 3,000 individuals and families every year in an effort to quell the incidence of hunger throughout the region.Playing a central role in Project MANA’s hunger relief efforts has been the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation, which for
Published: May 23, 2016
The line between indoors and outdoors continues to blur as many of us want to take our indoor comforts and solitude outdoors.This process is becoming more realistic as many manufacturers of home products develop more and more appliances, furniture, lighting and accessories that can be used indoors or out.Doesn’t it stand to reason that with a little thought and pre-planning
Published: May 22, 2016
Sometimes at the farmer’s market I come across purple, orange and even green cauliflower. I love the difference the color makes when cooking a summer dish; it adds a little extra pop of color to the meal. For this recipe I use orange cauliflower, also known as cheddar cauliflower. This beautifully colored vegetable is loaded with beta-carotene and contains about
Published: May 22, 2016
When people find out I’m a wine writer, frequently the next question is, “If you could take one wine to a desert island, what would it be?” I get it, but as a wine writer you taste so many wines, and love so many wines, that it is really an impossible question to answer.So what I go with is, “I’d
Published: May 22, 2016
Looking for stunning images of Lake Tahoe, Truckee and the Sierra Nevada?Why look when you can take them yourself, and then have them published for thousands of others to see?Each week, the Tahoe Daily Tribune, in partnership with Sierra Sun, publish a weekly photo slideshow of select images from our @TahoeSnaps account on Instagram.All you have to do is use
Published: May 21, 2016
Around the world, invasive species are notorious for their ability to out-compete native plants and animals. Once introduced to an area, they can spread out of control and fundamentally change both landscapes and ecologies, and then pose incredible challenges to manage or eradicate. With another boating season underway at Lake Tahoe, invasive species remain one of the greatest and most
Published: May 21, 2016
ZEPHYR COVE — Tennis is a sport that can be a life-long activity once the fundamentals are learned. Through a series of summer programs, Zephyr Cove Tennis Club hopes to instill a love of tennis in youngsters so they will play years from now.Deanne Larsell, who has been teaching tennis for 35 years, will lead the clinics available for kids
Published: May 21, 2016
Hello fellow anglers; I wanted to give you a small report on the higher lakes in Alpine County. Although down in the valley temperatures have been in the low 40s to mid 70s, the higher lakes are still in winter-spring mode. Temperatures are in the low 30s, not rising until after midday and may only hold a mid-60 degree temperature
Published: May 21, 2016
A pair of El Dorado County measures on the June 7 ballot could impact how development takes place in El Dorado County.Neither Measure E or Measure G will apply directly to the Lake Tahoe Basin and the jurisdiction of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, but could change planning and project approvals on the west slope of the Sierra Nevada.Measure E
Published: May 21, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — After a long day in the breakaway as the peloton took off from Lodi, California, Cannondale Pro Cycling Team’s Toms Skujins (Latvia) led a group of three out ahead of the leaders Thursday, May 19. That lead continued up the mountains where elevations approached 8,600 feet at the apex on Carson Pass, and eventually over the
Published: May 20, 2016
Anne “Annie” Elisabeth Thomas passed away peacefully on Friday, April 29th after a hard fought battle with cancer. Annie was born in Batavia, New York on December 16th, 1955, to Anne Elisabeth McGee (Zehrung) and Herman Fisher. Annie’s road in life led her to Santa Cruz, California with her mom, sister Janet, and brothers Joe and Ray. Her mom remarried
Published: May 20, 2016
SARDINE LOOKOUT AVAILABLE FOR 2016 SEASONThe U.S. Forest Service is providing the recently restored Sardine Lookout on the Sierraville Ranger District of the Tahoe National Forest for public use at no charge from June 1 to Oct. 30. The limit per reservation is two nights and one reservation per household during the 2016 season. Reservations can be made up to
Published: May 20, 2016
A South Lake Tahoe man arrested in August on suspicion of sexually abusing children with disabilities was sentenced to California state prison Friday.El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Suzanne Kingsbury sentenced Allan Curtis Delisle to 14 years and 8 months in prison on three counts related to sexual abuse Friday morning.South Lake Tahoe police arrested a Delisle on Aug. 19
Published: May 20, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — As part of an ongoing effort to address trash concerns across the South Shore, Clean Tahoe will host its inaugural Spring Clean neighborhood cleanup Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers can sign up online in advance at www.clean-tahoe.org or on Saturday morning at Lakeview Commons.“I think it’s going to be great,” City of
Published: May 20, 2016
Bread & Broth’s Friday night “Second Serving” celebrated its seven-year anniversary on May 13. Second Serving serves weekly free-of-charge meals to the community at Lake Tahoe Community Presbyterian Church. Second Serving is an expansion of Bread & Broth’s Monday evening food service at Grace Hall of Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe. Bread & Broth is a nonprofit,
Published: May 20, 2016
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. Do you know the facts about hepatitis and if you may have it?Hepatitis is a viral infection of the liver. There are three major types: A, B and C. Vaccines are available to protect against Hepatitis A and B, but none are available for Hepatitis C. Hepatitis B and C can cause chronic infections that
Published: May 20, 2016
Once again, parents, students and teachers stepped up for Bijou Community School at our eighth annual community service day last weekend! Over 50 people came out to clean up, garden, paint stencil, install a buddy bench and basketball hoop, as well as install new signage from the Take Care campaign. The Take Care campaign was created to encourage people to
Published: May 20, 2016
Backcountry enthusiasts had a pair of reasons to celebrate this week with the openings of Tioga and Sonora passes on Wednesday. The high-elevation routes over the Sierra Nevada south of Lake Tahoe provide a dose of winter into the spring and summer months. Whether you’re into snowmobiling, snowshoeing or skiing, there is still snow to be had in the High
Published: May 20, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Eighteen teams containing the best women cyclists in the sport, including the all-time winningest women’s cyclist Marianne Vos and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong lined up Thursday morning, May 19, for a 72.7-mile ride around Lake Tahoe. The clockwise lap around the lake opened the four-stage Amgen Tour of California women’s race.Thursday’s stage began and
Published: May 19, 2016
LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Toms Skujins delivered his U.S.-based team another win in the nation’s highest-profile race. The young Latvian rider pulled away from Adam De Vos and Xabier Zandio, the only remnants of an early breakaway, and cruised across the finish line to win Stage 5 of the Tour of California on Thursday. Skujins won three days after Cannondale
Published: May 19, 2016
YERINGTON, Nev. — At the Div. I-A Northern League championships, Maya Brosch added more hardware to her collection. The South Tahoe junior delivered regional titles in three events in the two-day event at Yerington High last weekend, May 13-14, and topped the podium in the 300 hurdles for the third straight season.“Maya is just kicking into gear; she’s excited and
Published: May 19, 2016
SPRING CREEK, Nev. — As the last team to make the Div. I-A Northern Region tournament, the South Tahoe baseball team faced a tough task at regionals. Ultimately the sixth-seeded Vikings couldn’t break through for a victory, making their postseason stay a short one.“We definitely didn’t play as well as we wanted to, which kind of carried over from the
Published: May 19, 2016
CARSON CITY, Nev. — For the third straight year, the South Tahoe boys swim team has regional bragging rights in the pool. The Vikings won the Div. I-A Northern League championship Saturday, May 14, at Carson Aquatic Facility, edging out Lowry to deliver their third regional title in a row.South Tahoe scored 272 points Saturday, beating the Buckaroos by three-and-a-half
Published: May 19, 2016
BOB ZANYNobody promotes themselves better in the business of comedy than Bob Zany. He will perform at the Improv at Harveys this week with Sammy Obeid.With this being an election year, Bob Zany adds more to his plate — writing hysterical, politically charged jokes that you can hear every Tuesday with “The Zany Report” on my morning radio show. Bob
Published: May 19, 2016
Attempting to generate a sense of urgency from a hostage situation, “Money Monster” somewhat succeeds as a thought-provoking drama, but misses the mark as the thriller it wants to be.Penned by the talented trio, Jamie Linden, Alan DiFiore and Jim Kouf, and directed by Jodie Foster, the film harpoons Wall Street, Hedge Funds, financial journalists, and especially, Jim Kramer’s “Mad
Published: May 19, 2016
The newest restaurant and bar on Kingsbury Grade will offer a night of bingo, with a musical touch, this week.Audible’s Sports Bar and Gaming’s Beats and Bingo Party takes place from 7-11 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Stateline business.Audible’s opened in February in a remodeled space that was formerly the Goalpost Restaurant & Bar. The business offers a full
Published: May 19, 2016
Good vibes from Southern California will fill Harveys Cabo Wabo Cantina for two nights this week.Skunkdub plays Monday and Tuesday, May 23-24, at the Stateline bar and restaurant.“Like many artists on the musical journey, Skunkdub has a history full of bands and projects (Inhale, Secret Trees, Natural Heights, StrangerBand) that have helped pave the way to the road he walks
Published: May 19, 2016
Reno guitarist Jason King will join the Buddy Emmer Blues Band for a Tuesday, May 24, performance at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.The free show at the Casino Center Stage is one of the Buddy Emmer Blues Band’s weekly performances at the Stateline casino. King will add his unique touch to the versatile blues band.“Jason’s Stratocaster cries and wails out, luring listeners
Published: May 19, 2016
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Hundreds of cycling fans braved blustery winds Thursday morning, May 19, to watch the start of the Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race at Heavenly Mountain Resort’s California Lodge. An enthusiastic crowd counted down from 10 to send more than 100 professional women cyclists out of the starting gate and onto the road course covering 72
Published: May 19, 2016
Prior to starting Sunday’s Stage 1 of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California, reigning road cycling world champion and 2015 Amgen winner Peter Sagan told the Associated Press that this year’s course was “not quite suited to [his] style,” because its rugged terrain favors climbers. The famed Slovakian sprinter went on to win Stage 1 in San Diego in thrilling
Published: May 18, 2016
Run a lap, or run a few, at a new event in Meyers this weekend.The OMG Fun Run will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, May 22. The course includes a gate-to-gate round trip run of 2.6 miles on Old Meyers Grade, located .1 miles up South Upper Truckee Road. “Prizes go to the first person to
Published: May 18, 2016
What can people expect from Los Lonely Boys’ upcoming show at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe? “Midgets and Stonehenge,” laughed Jojo Garza, the bassist for the longtime group, dropping a well-timed “This Is Spinal Tap” reference during a Wednesday phone call from his Texas home in the hours prior to the band’s latest tour, a 24-stop jaunt across the country.Joking aside, the
Published: May 18, 2016
Stevie Wonder will bring his deep catalog of hits to the 2016 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series at Harveys Outdoor Arena.The legendary musician will play Friday, Sept. 2, according to an announcement from Harveys this week.“The American singer, songwriter, musician and producer is one of the most celebrated and prominent figures in popular music, who at the age of 13,
Published: May 18, 2016
TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — 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 Kaleb M. Roedel at kroedel@sierrasun.com.1. Best of Tahoe ChefsThe 17th annual Best of Tahoe Chefs food and wine fundraiser will be held
Published: May 12, 2016
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — After the best winter in years, Lake Tahoe is slowly refilling.In fact, Nevada State Parks officials say there’s already enough water to reopen the Sand Harbor State Park boat ramp — at least for small boats.Tahoe parks supervisor Jay Howard said for now, the ramp is only open to boats less than 14 feet long.“The park
Published: May 19, 2016
MONTEREY, Calif. — It was fitting that Peter Sagan would win a stage of the Tour of California on a racetrack. The world champion and one of the fastest finishers in pro cycling successfully navigated two brutal climbs near the end of Wednesday’s stage, then outsprinted Greg Van Avermaet and Nathan Haas at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for his second
Published: May 19, 2016
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa will host The Academy of Dance Arts for a pair of spring shows this week.The concerts take place Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, in the Stateline casino’s showroom.“This year the ballet is entitled ‘The Adventures of Madeline,’” said Kelly O’Fallon, owner and director of The Academy of Dance Arts, according to press release for the
Published: May 18, 2016
Reno rock ’n’ roll takes the stage at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe this Saturday night when the Greg Golden Band takes the stage in the casino’s Vinyl venue.“The Greg Golden Band is a classic rock band composed of six members,” according to the group’s online biography. “They are all pros and have many years of experience touring
Published: May 18, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued Wednesday, May 18, by the Obama administration. The rule seeks to bolster overtime protections that have been eroded in recent decades by inflation. A diminishing proportion of workers have benefited from overtime regulations, which date to the 1930s and require employers
Published: May 18, 2016
UPDATE: 11 A.M. THURSDAY, MAY 19:It appears a happy ending is in the works to the three-day search for a missing Sierra Nevada hiker and his dog.The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported on its Facebook page at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday that Cody Michael, 23, of Rocklin, Calif., had been found “alive and well.”His dog, Bauer, “is safe and healthy,
Published: May 18, 2016
I was present at the latest South Lake Tahoe City Council meeting and witnessed the discussion regarding the latest revisions to the VHR ordinance. The justification for the revisions center around the subject of affordable housing and the defense of available housing in the community. This has been a topic of discussion in this community for over three decades with
Published: May 18, 2016
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Julian Alaphilippe no doubt remembered how close he was to winning the Tour of California a year ago. The 23-year-old French cyclist attacked inside the final mile of the grueling climb up Gibraltar Road on Tuesday, then powered all the way across the finish line — rather than sitting up to soak in the victory —
Published: May 18, 2016

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