• ZCTC offering youth tennis instruction

    ZCTC offering youth tennis instruction

    Expect to see more kids running around the courts at Zephyr Cove Park this spring and summer. This is because the Zephyr Cove Tennis Club is launching an after school tennis program for students in grades 1-6 as well as a summer session. The instruction is available to any student currently in first through sixth […]

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  • Bike race to affect street parking

    Bike race to affect street parking

    The Amgen women’s bike race will impact parking on some South Shore streets. There will be no parking on the following streets between May 7 at 5pm and May 10: ·        Pioneer Trail from the intersection of Highway 50 in the Stateline area to the city limits by Black Bart Avenue; ·        Keller Road from […]

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  • Graffiti artists marring national parks

    Graffiti artists marring national parks

    By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times Andre Saraiva is an internationally known graffiti artist. He owns nightclubs in Paris and New York, works as a top editor of the men’s fashion magazine L’Officiel Hommes and has appeared in countless glossy magazines as a tastemaker and bon vivant. Two months ago he showed up on the […]

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  • Dogs off-limits from South Tahoe marsh

    Dogs off-limits from South Tahoe marsh

    The annual seasonal dog closure at the Upper Truckee Marsh begins May 1. The purpose of the three-month closure is to keep dogs out of critical breeding habitat for special, threatened and endangered species such as yellow headed blackbirds. El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies enforce the seasonal dog prohibition and California Tahoe Conservancy staff also […]

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  • Golf tournament benefits Truckee High athletes

    Golf tournament benefits Truckee High athletes

    The Truckee Wolverine Boosters Club is hosting its third annual golf tournament on May 31 at the Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing. It will be a four- person scramble format and the cost is $125 per person. Check in at 9am, with a shotgun start at 11am. This event includes raffle prizes, silent auction, putting […]

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  • Van Sickle provides beauty steps from casinos

    Van Sickle provides beauty steps from casinos

    By Kathryn Reed STATELINE – Immersed in a kaleidoscope of blues and greens, the landscape is mesmerizing. Perched on a slab of granite, its an unobstructed view of the hues of Lake Tahoe that complement the pale blue sky. Wispy clouds dance in the sky. Pines hover overhead, with branches dangling down as though to […]

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  • Collapsible bike helmet folds into laptop bag

    Collapsible bike helmet folds into laptop bag

    By Kate Bratskeir, Huffington Post A bicycle helmet funded on Indiegogo aims to make commuting to work even more convenient — and a lot less bulky. “The Morpher” is designed to fold flat, making it easier to carry around than a traditional helmet. And while cyclists will still deal with its heft, it beats having […]

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  • Lack of snow redefines rock skiing

    Lack of snow redefines rock skiing

    By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times A group of filmmakers poked gentle fun at California skiers who were recently photographed skiing on an anemic patch of snow on the state’s drought-ridden mountains, by promoting a new sport: rock skiing. In the film from Happy United and Groove Guild, a skier and a snowboarder donning winter […]

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  • Training when tired makes a better athlete

    Training when tired makes a better athlete

    By Lindsey Emery, Outside It’s an all-too familiar scene: You’re 19 miles into a marathon, feeling good (ish), loose, physically and mentally strong, and then all of a sudden you hit mile 20, and everything starts to crumble. Your muscles ache, your head hurts, your feet throb, your stomach groans — you’re fatigued, and you’ve […]

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  • Truckee resident benefitting from High Fives

    Truckee resident benefitting from High Fives

    On March 15, 2014,  Jeff Andrews experienced a snowboarding accident at Sugar Bowl Resort resulting in a C6 burst fracture with associated spinal cord injury and transverse process fractures at L1, L2, and L3. He suffers quadriplegia at the C5-C7 level. His goal is to become as independent as his condition will permit and return to […]

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