Fall in Tahoe

Tahoe City Big changes afoot
(The new bridge earlier this summer) Two big changes to the look and feel of downtown Tahoe City are in the process of happening right now. Tahoe City’s new bridge and roundabouts: A multi-year effort to provide a second crossing of the Truckee River in...Read more
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Taylor Creek Kokanee Time
Every year an annual right of passage for me is to head to Taylor Creek near South Lake Tahoe and see the spawning of the Kokanee salmon. Between late September and late October, the fish swim upstream and do their spawning thing right where we...Read more
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Alpenglow Sports Winter Speaker Series
Going to be in Tahoe this winter and looking for a fun and enlightening way to spend a Thursday evening? Join several hundred other Tahoe folks at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley for the Alpenglow Winter Speaker Series. The Alpenglow Winter Speaker Series...Read more
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Tahoe weather is like a box of chocolates
I wrote this blog about a week ago, and then forgot to post it. Now with a good sized snow storm set to arrive tomorrow night it is in some ways even more poignant…life in the mountains is always changing, and there is always something...Read more
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Tunnel Creek Cafe re-opens
At the edge of Incline Village where the Ponderosa Ranch of Bonanza fame used to reside is the Tunnel Creek Cafe. It is situated right at the beginning of the instantly popular new East Shore Trail which travels from the cafe to Sand Harbor, as...Read more
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Dollar Creek bike trail opens
A ribbon cutting was held on October 22nd for the opening of the 2.2 mile paved bike trail which leads from Dollar Hill to the end of Fulton Crescent Road in Cedar Flat. The trail, which passes through the forest and over Dollar Creek is...Read more
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Late season paddling on Lake Tahoe
The decision to take what might be my last paddle of the fall came to me quickly. I was driving at 9 am and saw that the lake was a sheet of glass. Holy cow I said (or something along those lines) I gotta paddle!...Read more
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War with the Squirrel
The first battle began early in the morning when I was startled by what sounded like a bomb hitting the roof of my house. It was followed quickly thereafter by a second and then a third explosion. My eyes tore open with the thought: what...Read more
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Fall Colors reaching peak
The turning of the leaves in the fall always sneaks up on me. I’m merrily rolling along on dusty hikes followed by a brisk dip into the lake, when boom, it’s cold and the aspens suddenly are covered with yellow and orange leaves. Given that...Read more
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Writers in the Woods Literary Speaker Series
Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village provides Lake Tahoe residents and visitors the opportunity to see great writers read and discuss their work at the Writers in the Woods speaker series. Each event includes a free reading on Friday evening and an inexpensive workshop Saturday...Read more
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