• RAOK: Being kind when others are upset

    RAOK: Being kind when others are upset

    Nancy Kerry is Lake Tahoe News’ final Random Acts of Kindness winner. She was nominated by an anonymous commenter for her supreme kindness in dealing with the complaints during SnowGlobe. Nancy has told us as a public employee she is not allowed to accept the gift donated by Barton Health. The gift is a backpack […]

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  • RAOK: From the ER to putting on a birthday party

    RAOK: From the ER to putting on a birthday party

    Kirsten Duane is today’s Random Acts of Kindness winner. She spent the weekend at the hospital with a friend who broke her leg after slipping on ice, then opened her home for a birthday bash for another friend since friend A was no longer capable of being the hostess. Kirsten will be receiving a gift […]

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  • RAOK: Helping neighbor be able to stay warm in the winter

    RAOK: Helping neighbor be able to stay warm in the winter

    Bob Hart is the latest winner of Lake Tahoe News’ Random Acts of Kindness promotion. His ability to teach his neighbor how to split her own wood last summer means the utility bills are much less this winter. Bob will be receiving a gift basket from Heart Rock Herb & Spice Co. Lake Tahoe News‘ […]

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  • RAOK: Neighbor comes to the rescue

    RAOK: Neighbor comes to the rescue

    Ellen Booker  isn’t a superhero, but her actions this week came close. And Paula Peterson is around to write about the ordeal. Ellen is Lake Tahoe News’ latest Random Acts of Kindness winner  for helping her neighbor Paula out when her car got stuck on an icy South Shore road. Read all about it on […]

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  • RAOK: Newcomer finds kindness from long-time residents

    RAOK: Newcomer finds kindness from long-time residents

    Lisa Sinizer nominated her neighbors Suzy and Rob Krzaczek for being so neighborly — especially with being new to the area. As Lake Tahoe News’ latest Random Acts of Kindness winner, the Krzaczeks will be receiving two tickets to ride the Tahoe Queen during one of the paddle-wheeler’s day cruises. To read all the entries for […]

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  • RAOK: A clear driveway creates neighborhood bond

    RAOK: A clear driveway creates neighborhood bond

    A theme seems to be developing with Random Acts of Kindness — snow. Rebecca Wass is Lake Tahoe News’ latest Random Acts of Kindness winner for recognizing the efforts a neighbor puts forth in helping keep her driveway clear of snow. She will be receiving two books that Bona Fide Books in Meyers has published. […]

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  • RAOK: Making a meeting not be standing room only

    RAOK: Making a meeting not be standing room only

    It’s amazing how the simplest of gestures are such Random Acts of Kindness. Joel Dameral getting up to get others a chair from the stack in the back of the room at the Lake Tahoe Unified School District meeting last night didn’t go unnoticed. A fellow district employee nominated him to be a Lake Tahoe […]

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  • RAOK: Giving up birthday gifts to help pandas

    RAOK: Giving up birthday gifts to help pandas

    Jessika Roberts’ daughter Mirella has a thing for helping pandas. Jessika nominated Mirella in Lake Tahoe News’ Random Acts of Kindness because the youngster would prefer money be sent to help the pandas than spent on a material birthday gift for herself. A Friend of Tallac membership for the 2012 Valhalla Art and Music Festival […]

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  • RAOK: Neighbor clears the driveway of snow

    RAOK: Neighbor clears the driveway of snow

    Becky Fortier will be eating at Cork and More soon because of her kindness and the gourmet food store’s generosity. Becky, without being asked, cleared a friend’s driveway of snow this weekend while one half of the couple was at work and the other was inside with a broken ankle. Random Acts of Kindness is […]

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  • RAOK: Offering assistance without being asked

    RAOK: Offering assistance without being asked

    Brenda Knox didn’t wait to be asked to help; she just stepped in to provide that extra hand when a woman needed it. She was nominated yesterday by someone in Lake Tahoe News’ monthlong Random Acts of Kindness promotion. Her good deed has won her either one day of doggie daycare or one night of […]

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