• Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Solomon is a 5-month-old pit bull puppy who will probably grow into a large adult. He’s at the perfect age to get started on puppy classes. He’s a happy, bouncy puppy who should go to a home who will have time to give him lots of attention and exercise. Solomon is neutered, microchipped, tested for […]

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  • More Americans are embracing RVs as their home

    More Americans are embracing RVs as their home

    By Tom Gorman, Las Vegas Sun The recreational vehicle industry is flourishing, thanks to folks like Tom Adams, a retired Air Force pilot flying for Southwest Airlines out of Las Vegas, and Elizabeth Fuentes, a construction project coordinator for the city of Henderson. Their contrasting styles are emblematic of the evolving world of RVing. Adams […]

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  • Suicide — it doesn’t have to be the final answer

    Suicide — it doesn’t have to be the final answer

    By Kathryn Reed “How can I support you to be here tomorrow?” That one sentence could make someone realize they have a reason to live. Listening, being there – those are two of the more powerful antidotes to death by suicide. So often when someone wants to end it all they believe they are a […]

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  • Portion of Heavenly dedicated to 96-year-old

    Portion of Heavenly dedicated to 96-year-old

    By Vicki Gonzalez, KCRA-TV Heavenly Mountain Resort honored a longtime employee and skier by dedicating a special portion of the mountain just shy of his 97th birthday. Martin Hollay moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1957, building his home up the street from the resort. The 96-year-old still skis at Heavenly, completing 100 runs last […]

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  • Is radio becoming obsolete?

    Is radio becoming obsolete?

    By Mark Austin, Digital Trends A study from New York University paints a grim picture for the future of radio. Larry Miller, head of the Steinhart Music Business Program, says that traditional radio, by failing to adapt to the rise of digital formats, has not engaged with Generation Z — people born after 1995. He […]

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  • Money Matters: Financial planning for unmarried domestic partners

    Money Matters: Financial planning for unmarried domestic partners

    By Nic Abelow Today’s “modern family” is decidedly nontraditional. According to the latest Census data, less than 25 percent of American households currently consist of married couples with dependent children, while more than 40 percent of unmarried couples have children under the age of 18. Even the term “married” can be defined differently depending on […]

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  • Stinging things in the Sierra subject of talk

    Stinging things in the Sierra subject of talk

    How does the 2017 yellow jacket population compare to previous years? Will a changing climate mean more regular population increases of these stinging things? Lynn Kimsey from the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology will give an overview of yellow jacket diversity and biology, and how to distinguish them from other wasps. Kimsey will […]

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  • Sitting — it’s not a healthy choice

    Sitting — it’s not a healthy choice

    By Mary Duenwald, Bloomberg Many health experts think the most dangerous thing most of us do every day is sit down. Like smoking, they believe, prolonged sitting is deleterious, and not something that can be balanced out by vigorous exercise when sitting time is done. Dozens of studies have drawn connections between sitting too long […]

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  • Road Beat: Mazda 6 has looks, performance

    Road Beat: Mazda 6 has looks, performance

    By Larry Weitzman Mazda has almost always designed brilliant cars. Perhaps the new Mazda 6 is their best yet and one of the best-looking cars ever put in mass production. Stand back and look at the lines. An aggressive front end, sharp character lines shape the vehicle which terminates in a softer, smooth rounded rear. […]

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  • Dining program helps Tahoe-Truckee students

    Dining program helps Tahoe-Truckee students

    More than 40 restaurants are participating in the Excellence in Education Foundation’s Dining for Schools fundraising program this year. Each cardholder receives 50 percent off an individual dinner entrée at participating restaurants in the Truckee and North Tahoe area. Some restrictions apply. The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is a private, a nonprofit organization […]

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