• Road Beat: Hyundai Elantra sedan brings value

    Road Beat: Hyundai Elantra sedan brings value

    By Larry Weitzman Hyundai is a mature car company that produces cutting edge cars, vehicles that are world class. The new Hyundai GT is another example of real automotive value in a vehicle that has no negatives, not even a small one. If you wanted a vehicle that is comparable, you would have to look […]

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  • $85,000 in health grants awarded by Barton Foundation

    $85,000 in health grants awarded by Barton Foundation

    Barton Foundation dispersed $85,000 to increase patient safety and privacy, offer comfort for children and their family members, and provide education and training for local first responders. At Barton Memorial Hospital, the MRI imaging suite now has a ferromagnetic threat detector installed at the entrance. This device detects metal objects inside of or being carried […]

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  • Rosenberg remembered as Holocaust survivor, conservationist

    Rosenberg remembered as Holocaust survivor, conservationist

    By Stephen Magagnini, Sacramento Bee Tom Rosenberg, whose parents fled Nazi Germany with him in 1938 to America where he helped preserve the American River Parkway and Lake Tahoe, died on Valentine’s Day in Sacramento at age 85. Rosenberg, who had Alzheimer’s disease, was in hospice care, said Hilary Abramson, his wife of 32 years […]

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  • Variety of free gardening classes in Nevada

    Variety of free gardening classes in Nevada

    University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and its certified master gardeners will be offering free gardening classes. Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series is for anyone who wants to garden – those with big yards, small yards, or just patio or balcony space. The classes, offered in partnership with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open […]

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  • Monkees duo to make concert stop in Tahoe

    Monkees duo to make concert stop in Tahoe

    By Andy Greene, Rolling Stone The Monkees’ Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz are hitting the road in June for their first-ever tour as a duo. They’re calling the tour The Monkees Present: The Mike and Micky Show (as opposed to simply “The Monkees”) because their fellow surviving bandmate Peter Tork is not participating. Though the set centers […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Milo is a handsome 11-month-old orange tiger short-hair kitten. He likes to play with dogs and has lived with children. Milo is friendly and loves to be petted. Milo is neutered, microchippeded for FIV, and vaccinated. He is at the El Dorado County Animal Services shelter in Meyers, along with other dogs and cats who […]

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  • The mystery of the ‘Red Violin’

    The mystery of the ‘Red Violin’

    By Sean McAlindin, Tahoe Weekly   There are few things humans like more than a good mystery — other than solving one, of course. When Elizabeth Pitcairn’s grandfather put forth a $1.6-million secret bid at a 1990 Christie’s auction to win ownership of the legendary Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius violin, she was just shy of her […]

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  • How to fit in exercise while you travel

    How to fit in exercise while you travel

    By Shivani Vora, New York Times Think you won’t have time to exercise on your next vacation? Not according to Annette Lang, a New York City-based certified personal trainer. “You can actually maintain and even improve your fitness level when you’re on the road,” she said. “And, you don’t have to bother with a gym […]

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  • Ronald Butterbaugh — 1935-2018

    Ronald Butterbaugh — 1935-2018

    Former South Lake Tahoe teacher Ronald Robert Butterbaugh died Feb. 3, 2018. He was 82. The Grants Pass, Ore., resident passed away eight days shy of his 83rd birthday. Ron was a twin born in Covina on Feb. 11, 1935, to Merle and Harriet Butterbaugh. Ron and brother Harry were the first set of twins […]

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  • Kaufmann cancels book reading event in SLT

    Kaufmann cancels book reading event in SLT

    Artist, poet and naturalist Obi Kaufmann has had to cancel his Feb. 17 talk at South Lake Tahoe Library for personal reasons. It is possible the author of “California Field Atlas” will reschedule. His book was highly acclaimed by Lake Tahoe News in this review.

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