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2013 Lake Tahoe boating fees approved

2013 Lake Tahoe boating fees approved

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Governing Board approved some changes to the 2013 Watercraft Inspection Program. Most of the fees remain the same, but the inspection station hours will be reduced. The inspection program will be losing som...

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Day trips: Gabriel Moraga in the Sacramento Valley

Day trips: Gabriel Moraga in the Sacramento Valley

When I started to read about the trip that Gabriel Moraga took into the Sacramento Valley–he was the first person of European descent known to have traveled in the valley–I thought, oh sure, here’s this young guy totally bored with garrison duty,...

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Outbound: New trail in Genoa to be dedicated this weekend

Outbound: New trail in Genoa to be dedicated this weekend

The newly paved Genoa Vista Trail will be dedicated this Saturday, January 26, from 10:00am to Noon. The dedication ceremony will start at the North end of the trail, near the junction of Carson and Main Streets in Genoa.. A short section at the north ...

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On thin ice: Donner Lake

On thin ice: Donner Lake

  The recent subzero temperatures and cool days have frozen the surface of Donner Lake. In fact, the freezing has brought the surface ice to a thickness than can be walked and skated on. The clear ice and water enable you to see the lake bo...

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Olympic Legacy of the 1960 Winter Games at Squaw Valley

Olympic Legacy of the 1960 Winter Games at Squaw Valley

In 1955, when Alex Cushing got the idea to apply for the 1960 Winter Games, they hadn’t been held in the United States since the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Games. Cushing didn’t even have a venue when he made his bid. Cushing got his approval fr...

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Championship snowshoe race north of Truckee

Championship snowshoe race north of Truckee

The Racing Gnome 10K snowshoe race will be held this year in Johnsville, California. The race is a California State Championship and a regional qualifier for the National Championship race in Bend Oregon. Race day is February 16, 2013. The Raci...

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Lake Tahoe in the running to get Winter X Games

Lake Tahoe in the running to get Winter X Games

ESPN, owner of the X Games, has been reviewing bids to host the games in 2015. The Lake Tahoe Sports Organizing Committee is on the short-list to host the event. The winning city is locked in for a three-year contract. If "Lake Tahoe" wins the con...

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Berkeley band performs live at Sierra-at-Tahoe this weekend

Berkeley band performs live at Sierra-at-Tahoe this weekend

UC Berkeley’s Big Band Performs this weekend at Sierra at Tahoe resort. Performance dates are this weekend, January 19-20, in celebration of “College Week”. College week will continue through the Martin Luther King weekend. A full-day lift ...

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Summer May Be Just around the Corner

Summer May Be Just around the Corner

Tired of temps in the thirties?  Fed up with frost-covered windshields?  Wondering what the heck happened to global warming?  Bundled up in so many layers of clothing that you are no longer one with the aura that is California?Fear not, ...

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U.S. Revolution Tour ski/board competition this week at Northstar

U.S. Revolution Tour ski/board competition this week at Northstar

Hannah Teter thanks to U.S. Snowboarding The U.S. Revolution Tour makes a stop at Northstar for competition in the just completed superpipe. There will also be competitions in slopestyle and boarder/skier cross. The Revolution Tour is a stepping...

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