• Flu season gripping South Shore

    Flu season gripping South Shore

    By Vicki McKenna Influenza, or flu, activity has increased significantly over the recent weeks in the South Lake Tahoe area. The majority of influenza cases this year have been typed as A(H3N2), a particularly nasty strain of the flu that has been associated with more hospitalizations and complications. Do yourself, your family and your community […]

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  • Review: ‘Commuter’ is no ordinary train ride

    Review: ‘Commuter’ is no ordinary train ride

    By Howie Nave I think we can all pretty much agree that Liam Neeson is an exceptional actor with range, but it wasn’t until “Taken” that Neeson became an exceptional action star with an extraordinary appeal. Not a super hero mind you no, but someone with that everyman kind of appeal that is instantly relatable. […]

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  • 3 artist receptions at LTCC

    3 artist receptions at LTCC

    There will be a trio of free artist receptions and exhibit openings at Lake Tahoe Community College on Jan. 18 from 5pm to 7pm. In the Haldan Art Gallery inside the library building will be Tony King and Pamela Glasscock’s “Recent Works.” The couple will also host a free artist talk at 5:30pm. In the […]

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  • Money Matters: What to do with your tax refund

    Money Matters: What to do with your tax refund

    By Rick Gross The average refund for individual income taxpayers who received one for the fiscal year ending in September 2016 topped $3,000, according to the IRS. If you expect to receive a refund on your 2017 tax return, will you save or spend it? While you may be tempted to indulge, consider using the […]

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  • Educating people about human trafficking in Tahoe

    Educating people about human trafficking in Tahoe

    By Alysone Hussmann The question I get asked the most when sharing that I’m a member of PATH (Partners Against the Trafficking of Humans) is: Is human trafficking happening here in South Lake Tahoe?  The answer is yes, although solid numbers are hard to come by.  Recently, it was reported in local media that 14 […]

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  • Why there’s a rush to buy untreated water

    Why there’s a rush to buy untreated water

    By Nellie Bowles, New York Times   SAN FRANCISCO — At Rainbow Grocery, a cooperative in this city’s Mission District, one brand of water is so popular that it’s often out of stock. But one recent evening, there was a glittering rack of it: glass orbs containing 2.5 gallons of what is billed as “raw […]

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  • Exhibit to feature 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

    Exhibit to feature 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

    El Dorado Arts Council’s latest exhibition will celebrate the 1960 Winter Olympics. This curated exhibition of art, memorabilia, and promotional items from the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley runs Jan. 12-March 9 at the organization’s Fausel House Gallery in Placerville. Generously loaned from the Museum of Sierra Ski History and 1960 Winter Olympics, and […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Jeanie is a 6- or 7-year-old tabby short hair cat.  She loves people, but would like to be an only cat in her new home. Jeanie loves to be petted and is very friendly. Jeanie is spayed, microchipped, tested for FIV, and vaccinated. She is at the El Dorado County Animal Services shelter in Meyers, […]

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  • ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ coming to STHS

    ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ coming to STHS

    South Tahoe High School students this month will be performing the 1920’s musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” It is based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film. The show goes back to the height of the jazz age in New York City, when “moderns,” including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, […]

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  • Stryder Franklin — 1973-2018

    Stryder Franklin — 1973-2018

    David Stryder Franklin, age 44, passed away in a tragic accident on Jan. 1, 2018, in Costa Mesa, Calif. Funeral services will be at Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary located at 3500 Pacific View Drive in Corona del Mar, on Jan. 12, 2018 at 2pm. Stryder was born in Hollywood on March 25, 1973, […]

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