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Tony Romo returning to American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe

May 23, 2017 — A new addition to the 2017 American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament was announced Tuesday and he is expected to be a contender to win the whole thing. Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has agreed to participate in the tournament at Lake Tahoe after […]

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Tahoe top 5: How to make a great cup of coffee

May 21, 2017 — For many North Lake Tahoe locals the day hasn't "officially" begun until they've had their morning coffee. In the interest of doing your roast-of-choice the most justice, local coffee experts have shared their top 5 tips for brewing the perfect cup of coffee to start […]

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Indigo Girls to make return to Grass Valley’s Center for the Arts

May 21, 2017 — The Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that songwriter/activists, the Indigo Girls, will return to Grass Valley on Sunday, Sept. 10 for a concert in The Center's intimate Main Stage Theater. "This will be a very special chance to see world-class entertainment up […]

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Lake Tahoe biking trails getting a makeover

May 21, 2017 — There are miles of hiking and biking trails that are shaping up around Lake Tahoe now that more maintenance and additions are happening. The past few weeks have seen organizations like Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association and Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition picking up activity with […]

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ZZ Ward to open for Kravitz at Harveys

May 20, 2017 — The opening acts for the 2017 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series gigs, featuring Lenny Kravitz and Eric Church, have been announced. On Friday, July 14, up-and-coming singer-songwriter ZZ Ward will open for rocker Kravitz at Harveys Outdoor Arena. "The Fedora-rocking, guitar-shredding, harmonica-wielding blues siren peppered […]

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Bike from Tahoe to Reno

May 20, 2017 — The Reno-Tahoe landscape offers scenic hills that are accessible through various trail routes. But the region lacked a trail connecting Pyramid Lake to Lake Tahoe, until now. Retired Reno-Sparks water planning manager, Janet Phillips, began creating her vision in 2003 of a bike path that […]

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Golf, Ancient Chinese Performance Art & Homemade Mozzarella

May 19, 2017 — TOP 10 EVENTS YOU CAN'T MISS 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 […]

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Bring your party pants

May 18, 2017 — For country music fans in the Truckee Tahoe region, there's no better place to be on Thursday, May 25, than Montbleu Resort, Casino & Spa for a boot-scootin' good time with the Eli Young Band. "Bring your party pants," are lead vocalist Mike Eli's words […]

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Trains, Planes & Mother’s Day Brunch

May 12, 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. Sierra College Insights presents […]

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Exercising in 7-inch heels

May 12, 2017 — I can hardly contain my excitement to share with you, hands-down, the most fun and challenging exercise class I've ever participated in: pole fitness. In my quest to find unique health and wellness experts around Lake Tahoe I was fortunate enough to come across Cindy […]

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Something from Tahoe she’ll love

May 12, 2017 — Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 14, so stop by any of Lake Tahoe's fine retailers to find the perfect mountain-inspired gift. North Lake Tahoe is home to incredibly talented artists, craftsmen and women who've taken their eye for Tahoe's gorgeous landscape and turned it […]

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A labor of love

May 12, 2017 — The Barra family's roots have been deeply intertwined in the winemaking industry for more than six decades. Truckee local, Lori Barra, is one of three daughters to Pete and Beatrice Barra. She and her sisters were raised on the family's vineyard, working the land, side-by-side. […]

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50-foot floating sculpture to land in Lake Tahoe this summer

May 12, 2017 — A 50-by-25-foot floating sculpture digitally depicting data on the climate-related threats to Lake Tahoe will be docked off two beaches this August — a titanic sign that the art scene on the South Shore is gaining momentum. Entitled LAKA LELUP, the temporary exhibit is the […]

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Prescription: healthy lifestyle

May 10, 2017 — Two local health and wellness experts are sharing their decades of expertise with visitors and locals in North Lake Tahoe, looking to help create healthy lifestyles. Chiropractor Dr. Lily Kuehne (D.C.) and her husband, licensed acupuncturist, Mark Kuehne (L.Ac.) said they noticed the cultural norm […]

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Competitive, skill-based gaming systems launch at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

May 8, 2017 — Northern Nevada’s first interactive, skill-based video game tables are now live at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. The two games — Gamblit Poker and Cannonbeard’s Treasure — can now be found on the casino’s main floor and are designed for head-to-head competition for two to four players. […]

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Where to watch Amgen and how to plan for traffic delays in South Lake Tahoe May 11 and 12, 2017

May 8, 2017 — Some of the most elite female cyclists from the United States and abroad will be making their way to Lake Tahoe, May 11 and 12, to compete in the Amgen Break Away From Heart Disease Women’s Race. Residents are encouraged to attend the free event, […]

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Truckee High to present ‘South Pacific’

May 8, 2017 — This year, the THS Drama Club presents the famous Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific." Complete with popular tunes, such as "Some Enchanted Evening" and "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair," the production is sure to be a crowd pleaser. This year, a […]

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Truckee Roundhouse brings woodworking, ceramics and fabrication to Truckee

May 6, 2017 — Why buy something when you can make it? And why limit yourself to the things you think you can create? The Truckee Roundhouse is generating creativity among Truckee's locals as a place where ceramic, wood, metal, fabric and countless other ingenious projects handcrafted from an […]

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Tahoe Top Five: Superfood season is upon us, eat your greens

May 5, 2017 — With warmer months just around the corner, now is the time to soak up the sunshine, plant your seedlings, and start to think of making healthier food choices in your day-to-day. "It is important to add more healthy options to your daily routine," said Lindsay […]

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Prescription: healthy lifestyle

May 5, 2017 — Two local health and wellness experts are sharing their decades of expertise with visitors and locals in North Lake Tahoe, looking to help create healthy lifestyles. Chiropractor Dr. Lily Kuehne (D.C.) and her husband, licensed acupuncturist, Mark Kuehne (L.Ac.) said they noticed the cultural norm […]

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