Top 5 web-only stories this week
1. According to Sierra Sun’s Kevin MacMillan, “The Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council [recently] voted to recommend that Placer County deny proposed development plans for The Village at Squaw Valley.
“It proposes construction of up to 850 lodging units, with a maximum of 1,493 bedrooms; nearly 300,000 square feet of tourist-serving commercial space, while decommissioning about 92,000 square feet of existing commercial space; and the 90,000-square-foot Mountain Adventure Camp for indoor and outdoor recreation, among other improvements.
“The council eventually voted 4-0 to recommend Placer County deny the current proposal, indicating it would consider a proposal at roughly 50 percent of the current size — including unit count, commercial square footage and parking — should the county choose to deny the project in favor of another environmental study down the road.”
2. Learn about birding around the lake with local nature enthusiast Toree Warfield.
“If you are interested in birds and would like to learn more, you don’t want to miss the Thursday morning bird walks with [Tahoe Institute for Natural Science],” she wrote. “There are two more opportunities to attend … June 2 and June 9. Meet in the Aspen Grove parking lot at 7:30 a.m.”
3. Tim Hauserman recently reported that, “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.”
4. Is a movie night part of your long holiday weekend? Try “The Nice Guys.”
5. Lake Tahoe Action reported that, “South Shore’s own Drought Relief will perform in Lakeside Inn and Casino’s downstairs Tavern starting at 9:15 p.m. The band plays a wide selection of rock ’n’ roll songs.”
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