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Olive oil — El Dorado County’s latest gold rush

Annette Schoonover invites patrons to “bring your own bottle,” but what she pours at the tasting bar is for dipping, not sipping. Winterhill Farms’ shop on Placerville’s Main Street represents El Dorado County’s nascent olive oil industry. Since 2000, a handful of olive orchards have been introduced into the foothills agricultural scene.  Read the full […]

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Low lake level closes boat launch

Sand Harbor, one of Lake Tahoe’s most popular entry points, was closed to boat launching earlier this month due to falling water levels. The ramp was closed to all motorboats but remains open only to carry-in boats like kayaks and canoes, said Jay Howard, supervisor of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Read the full story

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Tahoe-Reno Olympic bid pushed back

The United States Olympic Committee deflected media reports that other American cities are hopeful to put forward efforts to land future Olympics by saying its main focus was to have Chicago host the 2016 Summer Games. “While it is always encouraging to see enthusiasm for the Olympic Movement, the USOC has been on record for […]

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54 holes in a day Tahoe style

The golf season is short all around Lake Tahoe, which provides the golf nut a fine excuse to play 36 holes in a day: Do it now to make up for all of the golf one cannot play with the snow falling in December. Besides, think of the money one would save. Rather than play […]

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Dismal economy spurs shared living

INCLINE VILLAGE — Renting out a room in his home was both a financial necessity for Christopher Paulsen and a hedge against loneliness. “It was like empty nest syndrome, and I thought I could use a few bucks to offset costs,” said Paulsen, 48, of Incline Village, whose youngest son left home last year. Paulsen […]

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Workshop about turning a business green

As part of its Chamber EDucation program, the North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Sierra Economic Development Corporation is hosting a “Grow the Green by Going Green” workshop Sept. 7 from noon to 1:30pm at the Tahoe City Public Utility District Boardroom, 221 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. Deadline to register […]

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Farmers’ market coupons available for seniors

Senior farmers’ market coupons are back. Coupons are available for those older than 60 years of age and meeting income guidelines (one person household with annual income less than $20,665, or a two person household less than $27,991). Each eligible senior will receive coupons redeemable for the purchase of fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, cut […]

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CHP to be out in force during long weekend

As motorists plan to get away this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol is reminding those headed out on road trips to buckle up, don’t drink and drive, keep your vehicle at a safe and legal speed and eliminate distractions. Memorial Day weekend is a Maximum Enforcement Period for the CHP. To help […]

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DeCelle Memorial Lake Tahoe Relay

The 46th annual DeCelle Memorial Lake Tahoe Relay, the oldest distance relay in the United States, is June 12. The start and finish is in South Lake Tahoe near the Y. Runners go around the 72-mile lake. The cost is $320 per team. Proceeds benefit area high school running teams. April DeCelle Carter, race director, […]

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Ultimate Boarder event coming to Northstar

The 3rd annual Ultimate Boarder Championship is March 13-20. It kicks off with the surfing stage in Seaside Reef, then moves to Northstar-at-Tahoe on March 19 for the snowboarding stage and onto the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno on March 20 for the skateboarding stage and crowning of the champion. For more information, […]

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