• Details of Maloff center at Barton subject of talk

    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 […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    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 […]

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  • Unlikely basketball star recalls her glory days

    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,” […]

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  • Radon to be subject of presentation in Stateline

    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 […]

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  • Friends are the antidote to loneliness for seniors

    Friends are the antidote to loneliness for seniors

    By Paula Span, New York Times The circle shrinks. As the years pass, older people attend too many funerals. Friendships that sustained them for decades lapse when companions and confidants retire or move away or grow ill. These days Sylvia Frank, who moved into an independent living residence in Lower Manhattan in 2014, can email […]

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  • Author to give talk, host workshop at SNC

    Author to give talk, host workshop at SNC

    Author Shaun Griffin will give a free talk Feb. 3 as part of the Writers in the Wood Series at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village. A long-time resident of Virginia City, he has taught poetry workshops in the Northern Nevada Correctional Center and is co-founder of the Community Chest, a nonprofit agency serving children […]

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  • ‘July & Winter’ simplifies gardening in Tahoe

    ‘July & Winter’ simplifies gardening in Tahoe

    By Kathryn Reed Stop making excuses for not growing produce in Lake Tahoe. There is finally a book that seems to answer every question imaginable. “July & Winter: Growing Food in the Sierra” is Gary Romano’s tell-all book about gardening at higher elevations. The book came out last year; published by Meyers-based Bona Fide Books. […]

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  • Bill Mosher — 1953-2017

    Bill Mosher — 1953-2017

    Bill Mosher, a descendent of several prominent South Lake Tahoe pioneer families, has died. He was 64. William Merwin Mosher IV passed away Jan. 6, 2017, after a lifelong battle with rheumatoid arthritis. He was born Jan. 2, 1953 in Sacramento to Melba and William G. Mosher Sr. Mr. Mosher was a fourth generation cattleman […]

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  • 6 workshops for El Dorado County caregivers

    6 workshops for El Dorado County caregivers

    El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is putting on a six-week program for caregivers. The series topics include: Feb. 24 – Taking Care of You March 3 – Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress March 10 – Communicating Feelings, Needs, and Concerns March 17 – Communicating in Challenging Situations March 24 – Learning From […]

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  • How Hollywood changed the slot machine paradigm

    How Hollywood changed the slot machine paradigm

    By Dan Michalski, Vegas Inc. Gov. Brian Sandoval was chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission in January 2000 when the panel enacted a ban on slot machines with cartoon themes deemed appealing to minors. Controversy over a slot machine built on the TV-MA-rated cartoon “South Park” had sparked then-presidential contender Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., to […]

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