2015 Lake Tahoe Environmental Summit

The 19th annual Lake Tahoe Environmental Summit at Round Hill Pines brings out a cadre of elected officials to talk about how to protect the basin.

Landscaping without sod

Landscaper Brian Hirdman talks about how he took sod out of a yard in South Lake Tahoe and transformed it to be a parcel that needs very little water.

Elton John at Harveys

Elton John in his second appearance at Harveys in Stateline on Aug. 8 plays hit after hit.

SLTFD training

South Lake Tahoe firefighters demonstrate what it takes to extricate someone after a vehicle accident.

Living history of Vikingsholm

Helen Smith, who spent her first 14 summers at Vikingsholm, is the centerpiece of an effort to raise funds for the castle at Emerald Bay. The house is now part of a state park in Lake Tahoe.

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley opened the 2015 Harveys Outdoor Concert Series on June 11.

Women’s Amgen Bike Race

The first stage of the women’s Amgen Tour of California on May 8 — 74.5 miles around Lake Tahoe — starting and ending at Heavenly Mountain Resort’s California Lodge.

SF Giants 2015 home opener

San Francisco Giants on Opening Day — April 13, 2015 — at AT&T Park raise the 2014 World Series flag.

South Lake Tahoe turns 50

South Lake Tahoe turns 50 this year in November.

Woodwind II

The Woodwind II is being destroyed Jan. 8 at Cave Rock boat launch. It will then be hauled off to the Carson City Landfill. It broke free from its mooring at Zephyr Cove on Dec. 11. The insurance company deemed it not salvageable.