• 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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  • Are friendships giving you a boost or bringing you down?

    Are friendships giving you a boost or bringing you down?

    By Tara Parker-Pope, New York Times Are you spending time with the right people for your health and happiness? While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our well-being also is influenced by the company we keep. Researchers have found that certain health behaviors appear to […]

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  • Road Beat: 2018 GS F best Lexus sedan

    Road Beat: 2018 GS F best Lexus sedan

    By Larry Weitzman Lexus has a reputation of producing exquisite cars, beautifully finished with highly polished road manners, never mind occupant comfort. While that is still quite true, Lexus has never had a super high-performance automobile, a car you could almost take to the track and compete with. Yeah, sure they had an SC400, a […]

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  • Tahoe Beach Bash not just a beer event

    Tahoe Beach Bash not just a beer event

    Tahoe Beach Bash is a fundraiser for the Tahoe Homeless Coalition. The event will be July 28 from noon-4pm at Tahoe Beach Retreat in South Lake Tahoe. It is a kid friendly event with activities like obstacle course, kids games, and face painter and bounce house. Twelve home brews will be available. Participants will be […]

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  • Road Beat: 2018 Kia Stinger GT2 AWD stands out

    Road Beat: 2018 Kia Stinger GT2 AWD stands out

    By Larry Weitzman It has been a long time coming, but the day that Korea could claim to be the manufacturer of the best performance sedan value in the world has arrived in the form of the Kia Stinger. While it is built in Sohari, South Korea, its origins and design are all German. Stinger […]

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