• Road Beat: Hyundai Ioniq, the best hybrid you can buy

    Road Beat: Hyundai Ioniq, the best hybrid you can buy

    By Larry Weitzman It has been exactly one year since I last tested a Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, however this time around my tester was a base model stickering for just $23,210. My prior test vehicle was a top of the line Ultimate edition. Essential they are the same vehicle except for content. But that doesn’t […]

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  • Road Beat: 2018 Lexus NX300h a pleasure to drive

    Road Beat: 2018 Lexus NX300h a pleasure to drive

    By Larry Weitzman It seems for almost every Toyota, there is a Lexus. With the Lexus NX300h that impression might have some merit. The new NX series, originally introduced for the 2015 model year has some relationship with the Toyota RAV4 (which happens to be the biggest selling compact SUV), sharing some structure, wheelbase and […]

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  • EDSO jumps in to lip sync battle

    EDSO jumps in to lip sync battle

    By Kayla Fitzgerald, Sacramento Bee  Lip sync battles have taken law enforcement agencies by storm across the nation. Now the sheriff deputies of El Dorado County are partaking. They posted a Facebook video singing Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling” hit Wednesday night. Read the whole story

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  • SLT police dog recovering after surgery

    SLT police dog recovering after surgery

    Tara is home after having surgery on July 18 for cancer. Now that Tara had retired, South Lake Tahoe police Sgt. Jason Cheney is responsible for all of the medical bills. South Lake Tahoe Police Canine Association supplements the cost of medical bills through the sales of K9 Hero’s, and donations for the specific cause. […]

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  • Money Matters: Vacationing and volunteering

    Money Matters: Vacationing and volunteering

    By Nic Abelow They could be among the most memorable journeys you take. Travel with a difference: the essence of the volunteer vacation. You take the trip, you help make the difference for others, and perhaps you see the world differently as a byproduct. If you are thinking about combining travel with some service, there […]

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  • Art and science come together in perfect poetry

    Art and science come together in perfect poetry

    By Kathryn Reed The love Charles Goldman has for Lake Tahoe goes much deeper than the depths of this cobalt blue body of water. His relationship with the water and somewhat the land is much greater than most beings. Goldman first came here in 1958 and a year later began what would become a decades-long […]

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  • Slew of events at S. Lake Tahoe Library

    Slew of events at S. Lake Tahoe Library

    The South Lake Tahoe Library on Rufus Allen Boulevard has special events scheduled through September. Here they are: Aug. 7, 6pm: Bagpiper Séan Cummings Concert on the Lawn. The Tahoe bagpiper will return for another summer evening. Bring a picnic dinner. Free and open to all. Aug. 15, 6:30pm: Todd Borg, award-winning author, will discuss […]

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  • Manage water where it falls for a healthier landscape

    Manage water where it falls for a healthier landscape

    By Melinda Myers Too much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of gardeners. Keeping and using water where it falls is the first step in managing this precious resource. Planting and maintaining a healthy landscape is a good place to start. Trees, shrubs, groundcovers and other plantings improve […]

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  • El Dorado County offering caregiving class

    El Dorado County offering caregiving class

    The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Senior Health Education Program and Family Caregiver Support Program will be presenting a Powerful Tools for Caregivers educational series for older adults in August. This six-week program will be from 2-3:30pm each Friday afternoon from Aug. 24-Sept. 28 at the Cameron Park Community Center located at […]

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  • Event to raise money for Squaw Olympic museum

    Event to raise money for Squaw Olympic museum

    The 100th birthday of Sandy Poulsen and the 75th anniversary of her 22 kick-turns and the resultant naming of KT-22. The event will be Aug. 11 at 1pm at the Poulsen estate in Squaw Valley. There will be a barbecue, cocktails, games, music and more. Money raised will go toward a project that is important […]

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