• Own a piece of ‘The Godfather’ estate at Tahoe

    Own a piece of ‘The Godfather’ estate at Tahoe

    By Johnathan L. Wright, Reno Gazette-Journal Welcome to the family. Fleur du Lac, the estate on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe made famous by “The Godfather Part II,” has only 22 residences. One of them, residence 13, is for sale for $3,749,000. Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing. In the movie, Fleur du […]

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  • Humor to be the subject of talk in Incline

    Humor to be the subject of talk in Incline

    The psychology of humor will be the topic of an April 26 talk in Incline Village. From mockery (the Darwin awards) to sarcasm (National Sarcasm Society – like we need your support), comedy can be viewed as a diagnostic tool for the investigation of enduring questions about the human condition.  Kim Bateman, executive dean of […]

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  • When treating sports injuries, does the West do it best?

    When treating sports injuries, does the West do it best?

    By Nate Newman, The Conversation Every two years, billions of people watch athletes at the Olympics compete to be crowned world champion. What the viewer doesn’t see are the athletes’ behind-the-scenes preparation, which includes trying to figure out new ways to give them an edge in the biggest event of their career. Different treatment methods […]

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  • Donner Park adds 2 historical videos to visitor center

    Donner Park adds 2 historical videos to visitor center

    Donner Memorial State Park will explore the history of Donner Summit through two videos being shown at the visitor center. “Chinese Story, Artifacts from the Camps” focuses on the artifacts uncovered and left behind by the Chinese community during the construction of the transcontinental railroad. The second video – “On the Road with the Green […]

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  • Dancing with Tahoe Stars returning to Stateline

    Dancing with Tahoe Stars returning to Stateline

    Tahoe Arts Project’s 6th annual Dancing with the Tahoe Stars will be March 3 at 6:30 pm at MontBleu in Stateline. The dances will be cha cha, tango, salsa, merengue, swing, disco, fox trot, bachata, hip hop and Musical Theater. Locals will be paired with professionals. The pairings are as follows, with the Tahoe person […]

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  • Cannabis tourism will take root in 2018 — slowly

    Cannabis tourism will take root in 2018 — slowly

    By David Downs, San Francisco Chronicle   Cannabis is legal in our great state, and maybe you’re ready to scope out the new landscape of cannabis-related tourism. The floodgates have opened, you think, and there’s now a wellspring of pro-marijuana activities, events and venues to frolic through and explore, right? Well, not exactly. While cannabis […]

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  • Dental care — lessons for every grade level

    Dental care — lessons for every grade level

    By Kathryn Reed Rotting teeth fill the screen. Some are black from nicotine; some are decaying from drug use. Gums that have never been brushed reveal teeth that have seen better days and likely can’t be saved. It was like a science project gone bad unfolding before the students’ eyes. Only this was real life. […]

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  • Mountainfilm tour coming to North Shore

    Mountainfilm tour coming to North Shore

    Alpenglow Sports kicks off the 2018 Winter Mountain Festival with Mountainfilm on Tour, presented by FlyLow Gear. This series of documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride, Colo., will be shown at the Olympic Village Inn on Feb. 17 at 7pm. Mountainfilm’s mission is to use the power of film, art, and ideas […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Squibbles is a beautiful German shepherd mix puppy who is about 6 months old. She is sweet and full of puppy energy and wriggles. Squibbles would love to go to training classes. Squibbles is spayed, microchipped, tested for heart worm, and vaccinated. She is at the El Dorado County Animal Services shelter in Meyers, along […]

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  • Author to talk about 1960 Squaw Olympics

    Author to talk about 1960 Squaw Olympics

    Author David Antonucci on Feb. 13 will share the story of how in 1960 the eyes of the world focused on Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe as the Winter Olympics played out on a world stage. At the Lake Tahoe Historical Society’s first Fireside Chat of the year, guests will hear about and see vignettes […]

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