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  1. TRPA releases residential allocations

    05.25 / 04:18 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board on May 24 approved the residential allocation numbers. They are handed out every two years. For 2017-18: 20 for Douglas County 60 for El Dorado County 74 for Placer County 66 for South Lake Tahoe 20 for Washoe County. When the Local Government Committee meets in August, the…
  2. A veteran snowmaker on the future of skiing

    05.25 / 00:50 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    By Megan Michelson, Powder   Robin Smith, 70, got his start as a ski instructor at an upstate New York ski hill called Swain Ski Center in the 1970s. He went on to own and run that resort for over 20 years and installed the area’s original snowmaking system. When Intrawest bought Mountain Creek, an […
  3. Road Beat: Alfa Romeo Giulia, a near luxury contender

    05.24 / 23:48 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    By Larry Weitzman One of the biggest markets in autodom is the near luxury segment comprised of BMW 2,3 and 4 series, Audi A3 and A4, Mercedes C class, Lexus IS, ES (ES is a front driver), Infiniti Q50 and Cadillac ATS. Alfa Romeo Giulia is the new, near luxury entry into this crowded, highly…
  4. Letterpress studio tour, reception and workshops

    05.24 / 21:21 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    Tahoe Letterpress will open its doors for a studio tour and reception on June 16, 5-8pm. Located at Bona Fide Books in Meyers, the print shop will offer hands-on demonstrations and free hand-printed souvenirs to take home. The event is free and open to the public. Tahoe Letterpress began informally in 2014 when letterpress printer…
  5. Scientist to talk about benefits of tracking fish

    05.24 / 18:19 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    Pete Klimley, director of the UC Davis Biotelemetry Lab, will give a lecture about the sensory physiology in orientation, predator-prey interactions, ultrasonic tracking and telemetry. Sharks, sturgeon, trout, and other species can be tagged with acoustic transmitters so that they can be detected and tracked. The UC Davis Biotelemetry Laboratory uses simple beacons, which transmit…
  6. OneJustice bus helps Truckee’s most vulnerable

    05.24 / 15:22 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    By Ally Gravina, Moonshine Ink Becoming a United States citizen technically involves four steps: you must complete an application, appear for a biometrics appointment, attend a naturalization interview, and take an oath. However, each of these steps requires more preparation than simply showing up to the interview or filling out an application. It takes hours…
  7. Drought’s end doesn’t eradicate tree-killing insect

    05.24 / 10:28 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    By Kathryn Reed One incredibly wet winter will not rid the West of the beetle infestation that has devastated forests, especially in California where more than 102 million trees have died since 2010. “Bark beetles are still there. They will hatch and fly in early summer. Then we’ll expect to see additional mortality, but at [&#…
  8. Opinion: Calif.’s core budget problem is underspending

    05.24 / 07:39 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    By Joe Mathews We have reached the high holy days of California’s budget season, as our governor and Legislature decide which programs will gain life, and which will be sacrificed. And so, per tradition, our state’s ministers have begun their ritual sermons on the dangers of overspending. They are preaching nonsense. California’s real problem is [R…
  9. Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    05.23 / 23:49 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    ·      Tahoe Vista Recreation Area’s boat launch will be open Friday-Sunday until June 30 from 8am-6pm, then Wednesday-Sunday starting July 1. It is set to open May 26. And it will be open July 3-4. ·      Truckee is having a meeting about the Envision Donner Pass Road Corridor Improvement Project on May 25 at 6pm [&#…
  10. Ganong recaps downhill season, eager for 2018

    05.23 / 19:45 laketahoenews.net Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle
    By International Ski Federation Downhiller Travis Ganong of Truckee has been racing on the most impressive World Cup courses for the past eight years, claiming two victories, one of them this season in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. We took the time to catch up with him and talk about his season, his career, but also the specificities of…