• Playwriting competition seeks submissions

    Playwriting competition seeks submissions

    If you have a story you want to share on stage, then enter WordWave’s annual one-act playwriting competition. Three winners will be celebrated on Oct. 20, with winners receiving a $500 cash prize and a two-night stay in South Lake Tahoe to see their work directed and produced as a staged reading at the historic […]

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  • S. Lake Tahoe seeks parade entrants for July 4

    S. Lake Tahoe seeks parade entrants for July 4

    South Lake Tahoe is looking for participants in the annual 4th of July parade. The parade will be staged on Ski Run Boulevard. Starting at 10am participants will head west on Highway 50 to Al Tahoe Boulevard where the parade will lead up Al Tahoe and conclude at Bijou Community Park. Individuals, businesses, sports groups, […]

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  • Doctor-historian dissects 1800’s medical care

    Doctor-historian dissects 1800’s medical care

    By Kathryn Reed CAMP RICHARDSON — Saws and drills that look like they belong in woodshop, medication with no known benefits, prescriptions for maggots. This is what medical care was like in the 1800s. Bob LaPerriere, a retired medical doctor and historian, shared stories this month about life during the Gold Rush era in terms […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Soja is a nice 7 year old terrier mix. He loves to play with other dogs and is very affectionate. He is house trained and crate trained, and loves to play ball and go swimming. Soja has lived with children, but would prefer to live with older ones.   Soja is neutered, microchipped, tested for […]

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  • Tickets on sale for Tahoe Donner July 4 concerts

    Tickets on sale for Tahoe Donner July 4 concerts

    Tahoe Donner will kick off the July Fourth weekend by hosting the annual Summer Concert on the Green featuring two nights of live performances by top tribute bands. Tickets are on sale and are expected to sell out. On July 6, there will performances by The Big Jangle Band (a tribute to Tom Petty) and […]

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  • Harveys to bring diverse lineup to summer concerts

    Harveys to bring diverse lineup to summer concerts

    The start of the Harveys Outdoor Concert Series in Stateline is less than one month away. This year will feature more events than it has in its history. A range of genres are represented, including a comedienne. There are veterans of the venue and newcomers. The lineup includes: June 16 — Slightly Stoopid June 23 […]

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  • Road Beat: 2018 Lexus LC500h, the epitome of motoring

    Road Beat: 2018 Lexus LC500h, the epitome of motoring

    By Larry Weitzman Let’s just start this Road Beat with a bang, a very big bang. The Lexus LC500h is perhaps the best car I have ever driven. The best. It is an absolute tour de force of automotive technology, performance, handling, ride, quiet, style and fuel economy. Yeah, it costs a hundred Gs, but […]

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  • Studying chimpanzee calls for clues about human language origins

    Studying chimpanzee calls for clues about human language origins

    By Michael Wilson, The Conversation Freud, Wilkie and the other chimpanzees peacefully fed and rested in the sun-dappled Tanzanian forest. Mzee Hilali stood next to me, writing notes on the chimpanzees’ behavior, as he had been doing for over 30 years as a field assistant for Jane Goodall’s long-term study at Gombe National Park. Suddenly, […]

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  • Pianist to be featured at Summer MusicFest

    Pianist to be featured at Summer MusicFest

    Michael Angelucci will be the guest pianist for the TOCCATA-Tahoe Symphony during the the 13th annual Summer MusicFest. Performances will feature Beethoven and Mozart. Performances will be: June 2 4pm at Cornerstone Church, Incline Village June 3 4:30pm at Methodist Church, Gardnerville June 8 7pm at St. Theresa Church, South Lake Tahoe June 10 4pm […]

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  • North Tahoe firefighting in the 1950s

    North Tahoe firefighting in the 1950s

    By Pat Dillon, Moonshine Ink A gleaming red fire engine roars by, a paramedic ambulance close behind. Arriving at the scene, the firefighters attack the fire, assess the wrecked car, or stabilize the sick or injured person. On the North Shore, we’re fortunate to have the expertise and equipment to handle almost any emergency, but […]

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