LISTEN: Tahoe East Shore Trail temporarily closed, the mysterious seeds from China identified, International Beer Day and more on Tahoe Talk podcast

Staff report

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Today’s podcast includes the following topics:

Local News:

  • 13-year old becomes youngest to complete Lake Tahoe’s ‘Godfather’ swim
  • Tahoe East Shore Trail to temporarily close next week
  • NDOT finishing project near Spooner Summit, travel delays expected on US 50
  • Best of Tahoe & Truckee nominations are now open

In other news:

  • Third Hurricane in 2 weeks to threaten the US – Isaas hit Bahamas over the weekend and making landfall today
  • Astronauts Bob and Doug safely splash down after two months aboard ISS
  • Mystery seeds from China identified as cabbage, hibiscus, lavender, and mint
  • Apple announces release of iPhone 12 will be Oct. 2nd
  • The mystery origin of the largest stones used to build Stonehenge has been solved once and for all


  • Fri. Aug. 7 = International Beer Day!

Fact Check:

  • Viral social posts claims C19 has infected far fewer people than 2009 H1N1 Swine flu… Not True!

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