• Tahoe author to talk about her first book

    Tahoe author to talk about her first book

    The Friends of the Library are hosting local author JoAnn Conner on Nov. 7 at 6pm. Conner will share the experience of getting her first book published. “Heartwood” is a work of historical fiction set in 1867 Bridgeport The book tells the story of a young man who came west after the Civil War and […]

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  • SLT brewery to host ski movie premiere

    SLT brewery to host ski movie premiere

    Local Freshies is bringing the Lake Tahoe premiere of Transworld Snowboarding’s film “Arcadia” to South Lake Brewing Company on Nov. 17. Doors open at 6pm and the show starts at 7:30pm for this free all ages event. This Pray for Snow Party is also a fundraiser for the Sierra Avalanche Center. Local food truck High […]

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  • Road Beat: Kia Niro FE, less is more

    Road Beat: Kia Niro FE, less is more

    By Larry Weitzman About two months ago, I tested the Kia Niro Touring, the top of the line model of the Kia Niro family. I noticed in the specs, the lower trim line model returned better fuel economy, so I scheduled a bottom of the line model FE to see if that was true as […]

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  • Burning Man announces ‘I, Robot’ theme for 2018

    Burning Man announces ‘I, Robot’ theme for 2018

    By Jenny Kane, Reno Gazette-Journal Sci-fi freakazoids, this is your year to flourish.  Burning Man announced its 2018 theme this week, “I, Robot,” a theme inspired by the 1950 collection of short stories published by author Isaac Asimov. The stories tell the fictional history of robots.  The theme was chosen by Burning Man founder Larry Harvey […]

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  • Tahoe Activist Artists’ exhibition to benefit wildfire survivors

    Tahoe Activist Artists’ exhibition to benefit wildfire survivors

    “Remember, remember the 5th of November” is a slogan commonly heard on the streets of London at this time of year. It refers to the tradition of Bonfire Night, in celebration of the foiled gunpowder plot in 1605 by the revolutionary Guy Fawkes, who tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament. However, some call […]

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  • Liberty improves online info for customers

    Liberty improves online info for customers

    Liberty Utilities has made two new improvements to its website to benefit customers. The company said the real-time outage map has been improved to show greater details so customers have more information about unplanned and planned outages. The map will show if a crew has been dispatched or if they are assessing/working on the problem. […]

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  • Road Beat: Bludgeoning of your right to choose

    Road Beat: Bludgeoning of your right to choose

    By Larry Weitzman One aspect of being an American is the right to choose and that right is in serious jeopardy. In other parts of the world, there is no protection from government intervention in your life as provided by the United States Constitution which limits and delineates the power of government. No other country […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    China and Sunflower are 3-year-old bonded brothers who need a home together. They were loved in their previous home, but their owner cannot keep them. Their adoption fee has been partially paid. China and Sunflower are neutered, microchipped, tested for FIV, and vaccinated. They are at the El Dorado County Animal Services shelter in Meyers, […]

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  • 3 people to replace retiring EDC elections guru

    3 people to replace retiring EDC elections guru

    By Susan Wood When you’re a county dealing with record voter turnout as El Dorado did last year, you turn to a career record-keeping shoe-in to maintain order in this unpredictable world of government and politics. That is, until you can’t anymore. El Dorado County Registrar of Voters Bill Schultz, 84, has become a guru […]

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  • Road Beat: 2017 Mazda CX-3, mighty, but tidy

    Road Beat: 2017 Mazda CX-3, mighty, but tidy

    By Larry Weitzman Mazda is about the only auto manufacturer that has a real DNA in its entire product line. Every vehicle has killer style (Kodo-Soul in Motion), tight handling, incredible fuel economy coupled with outstanding performance, great build quality, an upscale, premium feel coupled with reasonable (low) pricing. Mazda CX-3 is just another example […]

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