• Timberlake to bring A List star power to ACC

    Timberlake to bring A List star power to ACC

    By Kathryn Reed “There aren’t many places I can go where I don’t feel like I’m being watched. But the golf course is one of them. It’s my refuge. It’s where I get a chance to be alone in the world.” Justin Timberlake clearly had not played the American Century Championship when he said those […]

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  • Wildflower hikes at Spooner Lake

    Wildflower hikes at Spooner Lake

    Four, two-hour walks around Spooner Lake to look at some of the more than 100 species of wildflowers are planned for this month. People will be taught plant names, their uses, and habitats. Children younger than 16 and pets should not take this hike. Comfortable clothes, walking shoes or boots and a hat are recommended. Bring water, […]

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  • Nev. allows businesses, investors to bet on sports

    Nev. allows businesses, investors to bet on sports

    By Kimberly Pierceall, AP Call it a mutual fund for sports bettors or maybe a legal framework for buddies to pool their money to bet on the big game. Nevada is the first in the nation to allow business entities to wager on sports on behalf of investors, regardless of how big or small the […]

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  • 2 events added to 2018 Winter Olympics

    2 events added to 2018 Winter Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee approved big air snowboarding and an alpine team event for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association had been among nations lobbying for inclusion of big air. The successful slopestyle events at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi provided a platform to launch big […]

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  • Strong thunderstorms expected Tuesday

    Strong thunderstorms expected Tuesday

    Severe thunderstorms are forecast today for Lake Tahoe and the surrounding area. According to the National Weather Service in Reno, “Thunderstorms will form throughout the region with the strongest storms along the Sierra north of Highway 50.” The potential for supercell thunderstorms is because of the warm temperature, high instability, lingering moisture from Tropical Storm […]

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  • Youth tennis lessons offered at ZCTC

    Youth tennis lessons offered at ZCTC

    Zephyr Cove Tennis Club is offering three weeks worth of instruction for youth starting this week. The lessons are for those who will be in grades 2-7 for the 2015-16 school year. Second- through fourth-graders will play from noon-1:15pm on Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays for the weeks of June 8, June 15 and June 22. Fifth- through seventh-graders will […]

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  • EDSO regularly patrolling Rubicon Trail

    EDSO regularly patrolling Rubicon Trail

    The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Off-Highway Vehicle team’s season on the Rubicon Trail has already been busy. During Memorial Day weekend 510 people and 204 vehicles were contacted. Deputies provided assistance to four people, two of those were vehicle rollovers. Ten warnings were issued, but no citations or arrests. The team consists of a […]

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  • Sidewinder puts a twist into Tahoe cycling

    Sidewinder puts a twist into Tahoe cycling

    By Kathryn Reed Be wary when a friend says it’s a tiny hill. At least that’s how I remember Brenda describing the ascent up to the Corral Trailhead. The 2.2-mile uphill slog on a poorly paved road from the lower parking lot would have been a lot less painful had we not already ridden several […]

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  • Truckee seminar focuses on water conservation

    Truckee seminar focuses on water conservation

    The Truckee Donner Public Utility District is hosting a garden party and seminar June 23 from 5-7pm in the Patricia S. Sutton Conservation Garden. This event includes displays and presentations by local experts on water-wise landscaping and gardening. Seminar presentations will occur at 5:45pm and 6:30pm on plant selection, irrigation and landscape design. People will […]

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  • Amateur Road National Championships coming to Truckee

    Amateur Road National Championships coming to Truckee

    Truckee will host the nation’s top amateur and junior cyclists at the 2015 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships, June 24-28. The race is five consecutive days, consisting of three distinct courses and distances. The 9-14 age category competes on a 5K course that loops around Serene Lakes, while the 15-18 age category race on a […]

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