Tahoe Talk

Tahoe’s Shoreline Plan Moving Forward

Posted On: Dec. 02 - 2016

Photo by Court Leve Written by Jeff DeLong   A two-year effort to agree on new regulations guiding shoreline activities around Lake Tahoe—a thorny issue that has eluded success over the years and which is given added urgency by the…

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A Rocky Road for Tahoe Seniors

Posted On: Dec. 02 - 2016

©istock.com/monkeybusinessimages   The lot at 3530 South Lake Tahoe Boulevard seemed perfect for an assisted living facility, says Lynn Humphries, a senior living and placement consultant based in the Sacramento Valley. Listed on the online real estate market LoopNet for…

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The Four Best Things About Tahoe City’s Concerts at Commons Beach

Posted On: Jun. 01 - 2016

The epitome of summer fun in Lake Tahoe, the Concerts at Commons Beach music series returns to Tahoe City with high-octane shows and laid-back vibes every Sunday this summer. With a mix of blues, bluegrass, roots and funk acts, the free concerts are held every Sunday from June 19 through September 4 from 4-7 p.m.

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Fight over Martis Valley West Intensifies

Posted On: Dec. 02 - 2016

The controversial approval of a unique conservation/development project has elicited pushback from environmental groups, some of which helped forge the initial approach. While the Martis Valley West project was approved by a county board, a lawsuit filed by one of…

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Tahoe Blue Vodka Brings High Spirits

Posted On: Dec. 02 - 2016

Inspired by Lake Tahoe’s cool, clear waters, Matt Levitt founded Tahoe Blue Vodka in South Lake Tahoe in March 2012. From the beginning, Tahoe Blue Vodka has been the little spirits company that can, with sales doubling in the last…

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Possible La Niña Effects on Tahoe Winter Difficult to Predict

Posted On: Oct. 04 - 2016

Skiers and riders enjoy a snowy ride up Red Dog at Squaw Valley last winter, photo by Andrew Marshall The Pacific Ocean can be temperamental. One year the waters along the equator warm rapidly, bringing trade winds to a halt,…

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Polar Veteran and Apprentices to Launch Antarctic Clean-Up Mission

Posted On: Oct. 04 - 2016

From left, Stein Retzlaff, Doug Stoup and Erich Roepke make up Team Intrepid, courtesy photo  When most people think of Antarctica, they think of a pristine, untouched landscape of snow and ice. But those who have passed through King George…

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Local Adventure Film Company Evolves from Modest Start

Posted On: Oct. 04 - 2016

Anthony Cupaiuolo at Rifle Peak, photo by First Tracks Productions  In the winter of 2001–02, Anthony Cupaiuolo spent days in Tahoe’s snowy backcountry with a video camera locked in his frozen fingers. He was gathering grainy footage for his first…

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Fantastic at 50: Diamond Peak Hits a Half-Century

Posted On: Oct. 04 - 2016

Fifty years ago this winter, Diamond Peak Ski Resort in Incline Village was founded under the name Ski Incline Incline Village’s Diamond Peak Ski Resort celebrates its golden anniversary this winter. To commemorate 50 years of operations, the resort is…

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Tahoe brothers defy odds, sink back-to-back holes-in-one at Incline Village course

Posted On: Sep. 20 - 2016

Brothers Paul Wood, left, and John Wood celebrate their back-to-back holes-in-one on the 14th hole of the Incline Village Championship Golf Course on August 19.   Written by Paul Raymore The odds of two amateur golfers in a foursome each getting a hole-in-one…

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President Obama Links Tahoe Restoration Efforts to Broader Fight to Combat Climate Change

Posted On: Sep. 01 - 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Summit at Harvey's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino. Photo by Sylas Wright. “I have never been here before,” the keynote speaker says to an eager audience braving the relentless sun of…

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High Art in the High Sierra

Posted On: Jul. 01 - 2016

SLATE Art recently joined forces with the Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe, to create an exalting showcase throughout the public areas of the hotel. “We are fortunate to work with The Ritz­ Carlton, Lake Tahoe as well as so many talented artists to create a rotating art program that changes for summer and winter seasons, and reflects the quality and lifestyle of this spectacular location,” says Robin Reiners, SLATE’s Tahoe Director, now a full-time Tahoe resident. 

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Housing the ‘Senior Tsunami’

Posted On: Jun. 30 - 2016

David Kelly was supposed to die at age 6. “My mother took me to the hospital in 1949. I got the last rites and the whole bit, and they put me on the iron lung, and three years later I…

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Top 5 Construction Trends in the Truckee/Tahoe Area

Posted On: May. 26 - 2016

We spoke with Matt Heslin of Heslin Construction to find out what he believed to be the Top 5 Construction Trends in the Truckee/Tahoe area that add to the beauty of the incredible landscape we call home. Interview by Stina Fausone. Photography by Vance Fox. Content sponsored by Heslin Construction.

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