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Fallen Leaf Lake: A Lake and its People 1850–1950 by Janet Kaidantzis

January 29, 2018

From the Washoe to the pioneering families of Nathan Gilmore, Lucky Baldwin, and William Price, to the artists, academics, and craftsmen of the early community, Fallen Leaf Lake drew people to its natural beauty who left a legacy in stories, legends, and land.

Including author Janet Beales Kaidantzis, who has released Fallen Leaf, A Lake and Its People 1850-1950. […]

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Tahoe’s Cultural Heritage in Ink at Gatekeeper’s Museum Bookstore

January 26, 2018

This place is a treasure trove of Tahoe’s cultural heritage. […]

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Get the Word Out with Tahoe Writers Works

January 22, 2018

So you have something to say? Join the club. Tahoe Writers Works that is. 


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Blue Angels Ski Club at Heavenly

January 15, 2018

It was Heavenly’s first alpine ski racing club dating back to 1957.

Today, it’s been reincarnated as the Heavenly Ski & Snowboard Foundation. The Blue Angels Ski Club. […]

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Pony Express Re-Ride through South Lake Tahoe June

January 14, 2018

The Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, will pass through South Lake Tahoe in front of Harrah’s at Friday’s Station to exchange the Mochila in June – check back for the exact date and time. […]

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Olympic Museum at High Camp

January 12, 2018

The mountain-top Olympic Museum tells the story of the 1960 Winter Games- starting from the very beginning with the Olympic proposal, to photos, videos and memorabilia from the historic Games. […]

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Did you know…Tahoe has the Highest Lighthouse in North America?


Rubicon Point Lighthouse.

Elevation 6,580 ft. […]

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The Chinese Immigrant Experience at Donner Summit

January 10, 2018

Located at about 6,000 feet in Truckee, Donner Memorial State Park includes the Emigrant Trail Museum and Pioneer Monument, built to commemorate those who emigrated to California from the east in the mid-1800s. […]

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The 1960 Winter Olympics by David C. Antonucci

January 6, 2018

Images of Sports: The 1960 Winter Olympics by David C. Antonucci showcases the highlights of the games through vintage images. […]

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Tahoe’s Boating Heritage Featured on Collector’s Stamps

January 4, 2018

Tahoe’s iconic boating heritage is captured on US Postal Service collector stamps. […]

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Did you know…Lake Tahoe has an Underwater State Park?

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Why would anyone scuba dive in Lake Tahoe?

There’s nothing to see – right?

Wrong. […]

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The History of the Stateline and Casino Corridor

November 26, 2017

Lake Tahoe’s casinos date back to the 1920’s when Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin built the “Greatest Casino in America”. But, Lucky’s casino was built on the California Side at the Tallac Resort in South Lake Tahoe which was a popular hangout for the nouveau rich from San Francisco, Sacramento and Virginia City. […]

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