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Tahoe Truckee community announcements

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Your news makesthe Sierra Sun shineContent for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Visit http://www.sierrasun.com to submit events online. Please limit descriptions to 50 words. E-mail submissions may be 150-300 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.Sanchos Mexican Food openssecond location in TruckeeSanchos Mexican Restaurant from Tahoe Vista recently opened their second location in Truckee on Donner Pass Road in the Donner Plaza Shopping Center between the DMV and New Moon Natural Foods.Owners Gabriel and Consuelo Marquez worked with local commercial real estate broker James T. Macdonell, of Main Street Commercial Real Estate, to locate and arrange their new restaurant space. Sanchos has a value-priced authentic Mexican food menu which accounts for itandamp;#8217;s success in Tahoe Vista.andamp;#8220;Gabriel wanted a restaurant space that was highly visible and centrally located to better service their growing clientele in Truckee,andamp;#8221; said James. James represents local commercial property owners and business owners looking to reduce their rental costs or relocate their business operations.Visit http://www.MainStreet-Commercial.com or call 530-553-4055 for more information.Get ready, graduates!The College Preparation Program is offering free assistance with filling out the California State University Application for Seniors in high school and Adults. The schedule is as follows: Monday, Oct. 3, 6-9 p.m., Boys andamp; Girls Club, Kings Beach; Tuesday, Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m., Computer Lab in the District Offices, Truckee; Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6-9 p.m., Boys andamp; Girls Club, Kings Beach, Thursday, Oct. 6, 6-9 p.m., Computer Lab, District Offices, Truckee. Bring a current (unofficial) transcript and any SAT, ACT, or AP test scores if you have them. Se habla Espanol.Tickets on sale now for Passport to DiningThe seventh annual Passport to Dining will be held Thursday, Oct. 6, 6-9 p.m., at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 day of the event. Tickets include tasters from more than 25 local restaurants, breweries and wineries, live entertainment, silent auction, and a commemorative glass. Buy tickets at the NTBA office. Call 530-546-9000.Holiday Wish Box needs volunteersGrant $25 holiday wishes for tenants at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments this season. Contact Clarence – AS2 at 530-587-5152 or xmas.wish@hotmail.com. Clarence is having his halo polished before the holiday season, so deadline is running early. Wish list needs to be filled by Nov. 1 to put smiles on senior faces this Christmas.High Altitude Fitness to premier Reel Rock filmHigh Altitude Fitness will premier the Reel Rock Film Tour at 880 Northwood Blvd., Incline Village, Oct. 6, 8 p.m. Tickets are $10: Climb that day, watch the show and save your ticket to use as a free day pass to climb/ workout before Dec. 31, 2011. High Altitude Fitness is partnering with Alpenglow Sports in Tahoe City, Calif. to bring the Reel Rock Film Tour, the best in climbing and adventure. REEL ROCK shows are exciting events where climbers and outdoors lovers come together to celebrate and the ultimate in adventure.Catered food, beer and wine specials will add to the fun and community of the REEL ROCK event. For the sixth annual tour, co-founders Sender Films and Big UP Productions are taking audiences to the edge of whatandamp;#8217;s possible. From climbing the worldandamp;#8217;s most difficult frozen falls, to the hardest big wall free climb and crazed highline antics, these heart-pounding tales of superhuman skills will leave audiences wanting more. High Altitude Fitness, 880 Northwood Blvd., Incline Village, 775-831-4212, highaltitudefit.net.TNT Class reunion scheduledTNT reunion for classes 1973, 74 and 75 at Ferrariandamp;#8217;s Crown Resort, barbecue at the Crown Resort Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m., bring your own drinks, cost to be announced that night. Beach gathering at the Crown Oct. 8. Dinner at Jasonandamp;#8217;s Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. RSVP with Kelli Frazier Oandamp;#8217;Meehan by Oct. 1 at kpomeehan@bigpond.com. Room reservations at 530-546-3388.Holiday Craft BazaarCall to vendorsThe Tahoe City PUD Department of Recreation is gearing up for their annual Holiday Craft Bazaar and Art Show, going into its 3rd year at Rideout Community Center. Local artists and craftsmen are invited to show off their creativity and display their work. If you have hand-made jewelry, create glass art, flavor your favorite nuts, have a collection of special photographs, knit your own scarfs, have a collection of creative hair accessories, or anything in between, show it off. The cost is $49 per booth with the proceeds going directly to the recreation departmentsandamp;#8217; afterschool program. The event will take place Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and will be free for the public to attend. Doors will open early for set up. For more information or if you are interested in reserving a booth please contact Shaun, recreation coordinator for the Tahoe City Recreation Department at 530-583-3440, ext. 14.Beginner Internet Search MarketingThe North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce and Sierra Economic Development Corporation present the class: Beginner Internet Search Marketing, taught by Coryon Redd. The class will cover how to make more money from your website, how to get top rankings on Google, and how to pick the right keywords for your business. The class takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, noon-2 p.m. The cost is $65. Call today to reserve your seat 530-823-4703 or e-mail info@sedcorp.biz.LiDAR Map of Lake Tahoe:Seeing Faults, Landslides and other Landforms with LasersTahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, 291 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m. no-host bar. Program begins at 6 p.m., $5 donation requested. Recent advances in both airborne and terrestrial LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technologies allow imaging of Lake Tahoe landforms in a completely different light (pardon the pun). In 2010, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and partners funded the first airborne LiDAR survey of the Tahoe basin, providing an amazing dataset to explore landforms. Dr. Graham M. Kent is the director of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory and professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. Previous to July 2009, Graham was a research geophysicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and was Director of the Visualization Center at Scripps. Dr. Kent is a native of Lake Tahoe, Calif. where he graduated from South Tahoe High School in 1980.Upcoming events include Oct. 20, Harvest Festival and Chamber Mixer, Tahoe City Field Station and Oct. 20, Masters of the Night Bat Lecture, with Mary Jean andamp;#8220;Corkyandamp;#8221; Quirk, NorCal Bats, Tahoe City Field Station. Visit http://terc.ucdavis.edu/calendar/ for additional information.

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