• Night of ski movies at Homewood resort

    Night of ski movies at Homewood resort

    Homewood Mountain Resort will host a night of ski movie premieres on Oct. 5 at the North Lodge, with doors opening at 6pm. The opening film will be “Room for Improvement” by local film company Janky Films. Featuring local skiers and snowboarders riding resort and backcountry in California. The film also includes a segment from […]

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  • ‘Drop Everything’ — a ski movie with humor

    ‘Drop Everything’ — a ski movie with humor

    By Kayla Anderson, Tahoe Weekly   Matchstick Productions new film “Drop Everything” to be released today is set to be one of the most action-packed and funny ski flicks of the year — not to mention full of incredible skiing. “Drop Everything” has many layers of meaning to its name. Written, directed and edited by […]

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  • Cat joins children’s reading therapy program

    Cat joins children’s reading therapy program

    For more than seven years kids have been gaining confidence in their reading with the help of some local dogs. RUFF (Reading Up For Fun), a Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe program, has been partnering with schools and libraries to pair young readers with certified therapy dogs, but recently expanded the program to include Elvis, […]

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  • Learn infant CPR for free

    Learn infant CPR for free

    Barton Health has added a free infant CPR class to its list of offerings. It will be Sept. 16 from noon-1pm at 1077B 4th St., South Lake Tahoe. Infant CPR is for new parents, grandparents, babysitters, nannies, and anyone who wants to learn lifesaving infant CPR and choking relief skills. This course does not offer […]

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  • Nev. may be home to pot motels, bars, clubs

    Nev. may be home to pot motels, bars, clubs

    By Jenny Kane, Reno Gazette-Journal Nevada’s local governments have the green light to license certain businesses that want to allow marijuana consumption on-site, according to an opinion released Sunday by the Legislative Counsel Bureau.  Businesses may establish lounges at which patrons can consume marijuana, and municipalities may create ordinances that require those businesses to purchase a license to […]

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  • LGBT films to be shown at LTCC

    LGBT films to be shown at LTCC

    The goal of the OutWest Film Fest featuring LGBT films from around the world is to educate and bring awareness about the LGBT community. There will be two blocks of short films on Sept. 21. The first block is a 45 minutes. “Coming Out” is geared more toward education and begins at 6pm. The second […]

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  • Money Matters: Keep stock market performance in perspective

    Money Matters: Keep stock market performance in perspective

    By Rick Gross The stock market has enjoyed an extended period of strong performance that dates back to the end of the last bear market in early 2009. While stock market performance can be measured in myriad ways, it’s the Dow Jones Industrial Average that has surpassed several 1,000-point milestones so far in 2017: The […]

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  • Liberty hosting solar workshop in SLT

    Liberty hosting solar workshop in SLT

    Liberty Utilities is hosting a free solar for homeowners and small businesses workshop to provide information on solar energy as well as its solar incentive program. It will be Sept. 23, 1-2pm at the South Lake Tahoe Library on Rufus Allen Boulevard. Utility representatives will be available to discuss various aspects of installing and using […]

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  • Growing garlic, onions subject of 2 talks

    Growing garlic, onions subject of 2 talks

    There will be two opportunities at the end of the month to learn from Lake Tahoe master gardeners how to grow garlic and onions in the basin and Truckee. The first class will be be Sept. 25 from 5;30-7pm at the Tahoe City Field Station. The varieties are specifically chosen to survive tough Tahoe winters […]

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  • Road Beat: Volvo V90 AWD, better than the sedan

    Road Beat: Volvo V90 AWD, better than the sedan

    By Larry Weitzman It’s not often a station wagon will out do the sedan, especially one as competent as the Volvo S90, but in this case the AWD Volvo V90 is a winner. While the S90 is stunning, the V90 adds a dash more sport and its proportions are smoother and more rakish, giving the […]

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