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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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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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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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Looking Back: The Story of Nevada’s Birth

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Politics, war and silver prompted Nevada’s statehood Written by Matthew Renda The year 2014 ushers in Nevada’s 150th birthday. The Nevada Constitution, which was created at a convention in Carson City in July 1864, was sent to Washington, D.C., via telegram on October 26, although the transmission lasted until October 27. The 16,543 words cost a […]

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TQ’s Summer Reading Recommendations

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

TQ‘s staffers and contributors share their summer reading recommendations with you By TQ Staff No matter what some of us do in the summer–hikes deep into Desolation Wilderness, beachside sunning on Lake Tahoe or sail camping in Emerald Bay–we’re the types who’ll have a book in our backpack or beach bag. If you’re still looking […]

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‘Bear’ Essentials: TV star’s Sierra survival academy challenges

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close We put on our 20 lb. backpack and took off running into a thick conifer forest. We took a break from running to forage, eat a mealworm and learn how to purify water from a stream. Before dark, we familiarized ourselves with the land, placed traps, tied knots and built emergency […]

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Weekend Outlook June 18-22

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close   You have nothing to do this weekend, then you remember to take a look at all the events happening this summer. With temperatures reaching the 80s this weekend, whether you’re outdoorsy or a thespian, if you have an eye for fine art or a good ear for music, there’s something […]

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