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Hot August Nights begins in South Lake Tahoe

Hot August Nights begins in South Lake Tahoe

Classic street rod.The week long hot rod event that brings street rods from all over the country to Reno/Sparks, begins this week at South Lake Tahoe. This Friday and Saturday Ski Run Boulevard and Heavenly Village will be the venue for car shows, ven...

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Way Down in the Valley: Collinsville, Bird’s Landing, Shiloh Church, Western Railway Museum, and The Hump

Way Down in the Valley:  Collinsville, Bird’s Landing, Shiloh Church, Western Railway Museum, and The Hump


At about the midpoint of this trip, I was talking with a docent at the Western Railway Museum.  I mentioned that I had just driven up from Collinsville.

“Collinsville!  What were you doing there?”

“I have a hobby that involves taking pictures of–-”

“Weird stuff?”


Collinsville

Collinsville is way down in the Sacramento Valley, at the very bottom, just...

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Tahoe Rim Trail User Survey

Tahoe Rim Trail User Survey

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) will be conducting a survey and count of trail users on July 26, 2014. Grant money from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency will pay for the data collection. The data collected will be used to improve access to th...

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ATV rider seriously injured on Donner Summit

A 47-year-old woman from Fair Oaks was seriously injured last Sunday when the ATV she was riding slipped off the trail and rolled down an embankment. The woman tumbled 50 to 100 feet downhill and came to rest near active railroad tracks.The railroad t...

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Outdoor Metalwork at Mather

Outdoor Metalwork at Mather


East of Sacramento, at Rancho Cordova, is a complex of buildings and runways that used to be an active military installation--Mather Air Force Base. The military left, and civilian aviation activities took over; the name hung around, and today the place is called Mather Airport, Mather Field or, simply, Mather.

On Mather's grounds are two...

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Bike Lane Construction Project will close Truckee Street

Bike Lane Construction Project will close Truckee Street

Narrow Glenshire Drive before construction.The second phase of the Glenshire Drive Bike Lane Project will begin Sunday, July 20 at 9:00pm. Glenshire Drive will be closed between Donner Pass Road and Olympic Boulevard from 9:00pm Sunday to Friday morni...

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Near miss injures two on Donner Lake

Near miss injures two on Donner Lake


Summer fun on Donner Lake.
Two boats nearly collided last Sunday afternoon on Donner Lake. A jet-ski towing an inner-tube crossed the path of a boat pulling a skier. The ski boat ran over the tow line of the jet-ski,...

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Cyclist hit by big rig along Lake Tahoe shore in Cave Rock Tunnel

Cyclist hit by big rig along Lake Tahoe shore in Cave Rock Tunnel

A 48 -year-old man from Bakersfield was riding his bicycle through the Cave Rock tunnel when he was struck by a tractor truck and trailer driven by a Carson City, Nevada man. The cyclist, Clarence M. Aldridge was flown by Care Flight to Renown Regional...

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Summer Fun on the American River Bike Trail

Summer Fun on the American River Bike Trail


You can be on the American River Bike Trail and not realize that you are in an urban area of more than a million people.  Actually, the number is more like two million, depending on how big a circle you draw and how you interpret tables of census data.  But a million will do...

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Lake Tahoe Celebrity Golf July 15-20

Lake Tahoe Celebrity Golf July 15-20


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