Details of Maloff center at Barton subject of talk

Chris Proctor of Barton Health on Jan. 25 will talk about how the Robert Maloff Center of Excellence is changing the face of healthcare locally by moving from a reactive healthcare model based on treating illness/injury, to a proactive model using prevention and education. The Robert Maloff Center of Excellence will house orthopedics, rehabilitation, sports performance […]

Read more

Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

Conrado is a cute 5-year-old Pomeranian mixed with Chihuahua or maybe Papillon — who knows! He was brought to Tahoe by a rescue group along with several other nice dogs to find their forever homes. Conrado is sweet and gentle, loves to wag his tail, and likes other dogs. He has beautiful long white and […]

Read more

Unlikely basketball star recalls her glory days

By Linda Fine Conaboy Maybe some of you know South Lake Tahoe resident Maureen Stuhlman who is employed as the city’s vacation home investigator. Maybe not. Perhaps a few readers know about Immaculata University in Malvern, Pa., just outside of Philly. There is even a chance that some have seen the movie “The Mighty Mac,” […]

Read more

Opinion: Quantifying the American dream

By David Leonhardt, New York Times The phrase “American dream” was invented during the Great Depression. It comes from a popular 1931 book by the historian James Truslow Adams, who defined it as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone.” In the decades that followed, […]

Read more

Calif. needs bilingual teachers after Nov. vote

By Amy Taxin, AP While Californians passed a ballot measure to bring back bilingual education in the upcoming school year, educators say a challenge to getting the programs started will be finding more bilingual teachers. Nearly two decades after banning most bilingual education, Californians voted in November to let schools restore it for both English […]

Read more

The science behind snow

By NOAA How are snowflakes formed?  A snowflake begins to form when an extremely cold water droplet freezes onto a pollen or dust particle in the sky. This creates an ice crystal. As the ice crystal falls to the ground, water vapor freezes onto the primary crystal, building new crystals – the six arms of […]

Read more

Radon to be subject of presentation in Stateline

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is hosting a radon educational event on Jan. 23 at 6pm at its Stateline office. Free test kits will be available for Nevada residents at the presentation. Test kits can also be purchased at low-cost for out-of-state residents. For those who cannot attend a presentation, free radon test kits are also […]

Read more

Comments sought on Martis Valley Trail

Comments are being taken until Feb. 20 on the draft environmental assessment report for the Martis Valley Trail right-of-way. A meeting Feb. 1 from 5-7pm at the Truckee Tahoe Airport about the plans.. The report addresses environmental impacts and recommends mitigation measures in regard to t This is a proposed 10-foot-wide paved, 2-foot-wide unpaved multiple-use trail. […]

Read more

Crab feed to benefit SLT Catholic Church

St. Theresa’s annual crab feed is Feb. 11 from 6-9pm. Cost is $45 in advance, $50 at the door.  Doors open at 6pm, the dessert auction starts at 7:45pm. The event is at Grace Hall in South Lake Tahoe. This is a fundraiser for the religious education programs and parish building maintenance. For more info, […]

Read more

Mysterious pot-related illness popping up

Publisher’s note: From Lance Orr, Barton Health medical director of the Emergency Department, “We have seen patients that match the flu-like illness described in this article. Medically speaking, this is referred to as ‘cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.’ Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting and are related to heavy or long term marijuana use. If the patient continues to […]

Read more