• Opinion: Is road bike riding worth the risk?

    Opinion: Is road bike riding worth the risk?

    By Aaron Gulley, Outside The impact was as sudden and unexpected as lightning on a cloudless afternoon. One moment I was pedaling on a side road to my house after wrapping up a trail ride. The next I was 20 feet off the road on my back, tangled beneath my mountain bike in a stand of […]

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  • Opinion: Bad legal advice costing EDC taxpayers

    Opinion: Bad legal advice costing EDC taxpayers

    By Larry Weitzman As to where the county continues to bury its head, you can decide for yourself as the El Dorado Superior Court issued its final ruling on the $33 million plus case of Austin v. El Dorado County, et al. I previously wrote that a tentative ruling was issued by the court on […]

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  • Letter: Time to admit SnowGlobe needs silencing

    Letter: Time to admit SnowGlobe needs silencing

    To the community, As many of you know, I am vocal critic of SnowGlobe. Well, after another year I feel like it’s kind of tradition for me to write my letter and vent about the event. I will preface this letter with a reminder that I am not against events in the area. I just […]

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  • Opinion: Career-ready out of high school is a myth

    Opinion: Career-ready out of high school is a myth

    By Anthony P. Carnevale, Andrew R. Hanson and Megan Fasules, The Conversation Unlike old-fashioned vocational education, high school-level career and technical education doesn’t really prepare people for jobs directly after high school. While the stated end goal of K-12 education in America is for students to be “college and career ready,” the reality is the […]

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  • Letter: Fed up with VHRs in S. Lake Tahoe

    Letter: Fed up with VHRs in S. Lake Tahoe

    To the community, I bought a home in the 1600 block of Venice Drive in the Tahoe Keys in 2005 and moved to beautiful Tahoe. I knew nothing about VHRs. There are at least eight of them on my block. Most full-time owners have moved away because of them. This New Year’s all of them […]

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  • Opinion: Putting a price tag on life

    Opinion: Putting a price tag on life

    By Eli Cook Everything, as they say in America, has its price: It has been found that a lack of sleep costs the American economy $411 billion a year and stress another $300 billion. Countless other studies have calculated the annual cost of pain ($560 million), heart disease ($309 billion), cancer ($243 billion), and diabetes […]

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  • Letter: Camp Rich gang helps serve needy

    Letter: Camp Rich gang helps serve needy

    To the community, Normally the Camp Richardson Resort staff is busy seeing to the needs of their many visitors and guests, but during the month of December they shift their focus to helping the members of our community who are struggling with hunger. Through their Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsorship, Camp Richardson hosted Bread […]

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  • Opinion: Predicting the news of 2018

    Opinion: Predicting the news of 2018

    By Kathryn Reed Just because the headlines of 2017 are in the past does not mean the issues are gone. #MeToo or as Time magazine called the movement – The Silence Breakers in naming them the person of the year – is bound to be a significant carryover into 2018. While the high profile cases […]

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  • Opinion: Calif. losing its prized rural forestland

    Opinion: Calif. losing its prized rural forestland

    By Jane Braxton Little, Sacramento Bee California values forests. From coastal stands of iconic redwoods to high-elevation pines, trees cover 33 million acres, nearly one-third of the state. Private owners manage around 40 percent of these forests, an area more than twice the size of Alaska’s Denali National Park. Today California is losing these prized […]

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  • Letter: Warm room thankful for community support

    Letter: Warm room thankful for community support

    To the community, Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless is pleased to announce that the warm room will move from Lake Tahoe Community Presbyterian Church to 1195 Rufus Allen Blvd., a property owned by the city of South Lake Tahoe, and begin operating out of that location at 7pm on the evening of Jan. 1.  The […]

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