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Felines of the Sierra

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sierra’s cats call Tahoe home but are seldom spotted Written by Will Richardson We are extremely fortunate at Tahoe to be surrounded by natural beauty, which includes a great diversity of plants and animals. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded in the Lake Tahoe Basin and many of these, such as […]

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Chef Jacob Burton on the Chopping Block

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q&A with Jacob Burton, executive chef at Truckee’s Stella Interview by Susan D. Rock A native of Cool, California, and graduate of California Culinary Academy, Chef Jacob Burton began his cooking career at Michelin-starred La Folie in San Francisco. A small-town guy at heart, he moved to North Lake Tahoe seven years ago, honing his […]

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Daydreaming with Ed Youmans

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interview by Andrew Pridgen Former Diamond Peak general manager Ed Youmans has spent his life working in the mountain recreation industry. After three decades in ski resort management and 15 years flying paragliders, Youmans recently launched Daydreams Paragliding based in his hometown for the past 17 years, Incline Village. Daydreams Paragliding conducts scenic tandem flights […]

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Weekend Outlook: Fourth of July

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend and enjoy some of our favorite summertime events. Fourth of July weekend festivities include high temperatures in the 80’s, live music, good food and freedom and fireworks! Thursday, July 3 -3rd of July Parties and Fireworks Party in Kings Beach, CA An all-day celebration with […]

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Fury Over Fourth of July Fireworks

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written and Photographed by Dylan Silver When Joan and Joe Truxler picked up the wiry plastic fuses and cardboard scraps from the sandy shores of Zephyr Cove’s Marla Bay, they didn’t realize the detritus would land them in the center of a firestorm of controversy. It was July 6, 2013, and what they were finding […]

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Dreaming in Color

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bright hues and careful detail create stunning watercolor landscapes Written by Alison Bender Joyce Major’s professional background in medical technology and law services may not seem like it would translate to painting. But skills honed in those professions—her exacting attention to detail and meticulous approach—are evident in each and every one of her works in […]

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All Eyes on Tahoe’s Echo Summit

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Civil Rights Movement, the fastest men on the planet and an unlikely track formed an unforgettable summer in South Lake Tahoe in 1968 Written by Sylas Wright Imagine a state-of-the-art synthetic track nestled in the rugged woods above Lake Tahoe, overlooked by fans perched on granite boulders, waiting anxiously for the world’s fastest sprinters […]

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Dry Climate Turns Search for Water Below Ground

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The third year of deep drought gives Tahoe and Truckee a glimpse into the future of groundwater in the age of climate change Written by David Bunker The pumps to Squaw Valley’s four main wells have just kicked off as Brandon Burks enters the pumphouse sitting like an island in the middle of Squaw Valley’s expansive […]

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Weekend Outlook June 26-29

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Start your summer weekend off right by attending the following events. Temperatures will reach the 80s this weekend, so get a healthy dose of dancing, beverages and food, sunshine, Lake Tahoe and SPF. Thursday, June 26 -Party under the Palapa – Calinete Deck Opening Party 5:30 p.m. Come to the monthly […]

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Mountain Home Awards: Enter by July 15

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in having your home or project included in Tahoe Quarterly’s 2015 Mountain Home Award issue? For more than a dozen years, TQ has been recognizing some of the finest architecture in the region with outstanding photography and writing. If you’d like to have a home considered for inclusion in the issue, please […]

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