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Tahoe Truckee Earth Day 2017

April 21, 2017 — Saturday, April 22, marks Tahoe Truckee's Earth Day festival at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, and is sure to be a wonderful family friendly event promoting the protection of natural resources. Tahoe Truckee Earth Day is the largest eco-event in North Lake Tahoe, and this year […]

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Step up your olive oil game at Tahoe Oil and Spice

April 20, 2017 — Tahoe Oil & Spice, located in the heart of historic downtown Truckee, came to be after owner Natasha Weissman and her husband tasted incredible, flavorful olive oils, abroad. "My husband and I have always been foodies," Weissman said. "We got really into olive oil in […]

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Alibi: ‘A story that checks out’

April 20, 2017 — Tahoe brewery and public house, Alibi Ale Works, continues to make headway on construction of their second taproom in downtown Truckee. As the vision comes to life, it showcases an open floor plan that lends itself to creating space to socialize. Formerly housing the Bank […]

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Tahoe Top 5 Handmade Easter Art Projects

April 13, 2017 — This weekend we celebrate Easter Sunday and to local handmade art experts at Atelier Truckee, it's more important and special to spend quality time crafting together than simply purchasing premade holiday-themed goodies. "We can create and develop a special bond with our families when we […]

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Riverside Studios displays Ali Armstrong’s exhibit calling action to conserving endangered species

April 13, 2017 — The growing rate of illegal wildlife trade and poaching threatens hundreds of thousands of plant and animal species, resulting in a multi-billion dollar criminal market and the ultimate extinction of incredible native flora and fauna. An artist new to the area, Ali Armstrong, was personally […]

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Tahoe Top 5: No more soggy bread

April 7, 2017 — If you're a transplant to North Lake Tahoe-Truckee or simply have experience baking closer to sea level, then you know that not all of your culinary skills are directly translatable when cooking at the lake – especially when you're going for fluffy bread and soft […]

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Lake Tahoe recipe: Tasty and tangy brussels sprout salad

April 7, 2017 — Each year as the season for brussels sprouts nears an end, I always find myself trying to find yummy ways to enjoy the last of them. Brussels sprouts are loaded with fiber, vitamin C, folic acid and antioxidants making these odd looking little cabbages crazy […]

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WineInk: The festival season begins

April 7, 2017 — It was like seeing a rock star. Just over there, under towering pine that cast a shadow on the snow fort, alone, dressed in ski clothes sans jacket, sat the winemaker Josh Jensen. In front of him on a table were three open bottles of […]

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Tahoe Comedy North returns April 12 with Carlos Rodriguez

April 7, 2017 — CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — Carlos Rodriguez — voted "Best Comic in Sacramento" two years in a row — is headlining the latest installment of Tahoe Comedy North next week. Rodriguez was thrown into comedy by being born a baby boy in a large family of […]

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Toccata’s St. Matthew performances returning to Lake Tahoe

April 7, 2017 — The Toccata-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will soon present its 12th annual presentation of J.S. Bach's masterpiece "The Passion According to St. Matthew." In observation of Holy Week, the text of "The Passion" follows the Gospel According to Matthew. The program, sung in English, covers […]

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Healthy Now: Peanut Butter and Eggs. Really?

April 6, 2017 — Really. Last week a Cross-fit member who belongs to both Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District's Fitness and Aquatic Center was extolling the virtue of starting your day with peanut butter and scrambled eggs. This particular member is in top shape. At the top of his […]

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Lake Tahoe ski resorts extend ski season

April 6, 2017 — With snow berms still piled up alongside the road throughout North Lake Tahoe-Truckee it's no surprise that area ski resorts have extended their closing dates, bringing locals and visitors even more fun days than expected, filled with sunshine overhead and snow underfoot. Springtime around the […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Top ten events you can’t miss

April 6, 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. Annual Repertory Season at […]

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‘The Legend of the Washo Gold’ review: Tahoe-based novel touches on mythology

April 5, 2017 — Washo legend states the great San Francisco earthquake in April 1906 occurred because of a Water Child, a youthful spirit with the power to control nature and cause disasters, and there's one that guards every body of water. Much of Lake Tahoe's history is connected […]

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Tahoe SAFE Alliance names Paul Bancroft as new executive director

April 5, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Tahoe SAFE Alliance Board of Directors recently appointed Paul Bancroft to the position of Executive Director, following the retirement of Karen Carey this past November. Bancroft has been with Tahoe SAFE Alliance since 2009, most recently as the Client Service […]

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Lake Tahoe Dance Collective season kicks off this weekend

April 4, 2017 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Lake Tahoe Dance Collective will opens its 2017 season with the 9th Annual Repertory Program, taking place at the Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema, Friday-Sunday, April 7-9. The evening celebrates a range of style including classical and contemporary works and legacy […]

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Got Anxiety? Does worrying help when expecting the worst?

April 4, 2017 — Many of the people we see in our private practice state that they worry "all the time", and have been a worrier "since the day I was born. They are correct about this, at least to a certain degree. If you ask a chronic worrier […]

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SNC Concert Choir to perform ‘Carmina Burana’

April 3, 2017 — The Sierra Nevada College Choir is slated to perform "Carmina Burana," an iconic work, on Thursday and Saturday, April 6 and 8, at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 341 Village Blvd., Incline Village. Tickets are available at The Potlatch, Handmade at the Lake […]

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Former StubHub CTO to launch mental health app based at Lake Tahoe

April 2, 2017 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A Bay Area startup guru is gearing up to launch an on-demand mental health care app to reduce the cost and increase the availability of therapy across the country — and he's doing it from South Lake Tahoe. Shawn Kernes […]

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Tahoe Pine Nuts: Why do people practice anti-Semitism?

April 2, 2017 — The first question I have to ask myself is, why racism? After mulling this question over and not coming up with a satisfactory answer, my next question might be, why anti-Semitism? Jews are some of the best and brightest people we've got, not just in […]

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