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Tahoe Tales by Don Lane

November 4, 2017
    Writers

“Tahoe Tales of Bygone Days and Memorable Pioneers,” by Don Lane, USFS recreation supervisor at the LTBMU, is a compilation of Lane’s long running radio broadcasts which aired in the South Shore starting in the mid-1980s. […]

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Tahoe Ghost Ships at Tahoe Maritime Museum

November 1, 2017
    HistoryWater Sports

Discover the treasures lost beneath the surface of Lake Tahoe at the Tahoe Maritime Museum during “Ghost Ships,” a new exhibit featuring boats that sank in Lake Tahoe. […]

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Building the Lincoln Highway by Dr. David Borges

October 30, 2017
    History

Dr. David Borges, local historian and history instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College, presents the amazing story of the building of the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway in the nation which passed through South Lake Tahoe and Truckee. […]

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WordWave Playwright Winners Perform Oct. 21 at Valhalla

October 7, 2017
    Writers

Winners of the  WordWave One-Act Play Contest held this spring include new and seasoned playwrights whose work will be performed for the first time in staged readings at the historic Boathouse Theatre on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm, for $20. […]

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Tahoe Blues by Bona Fide Books

October 1, 2017
    Stories

Fifty-six writers met the challenge to create a compelling story about our lives at the lake captured in Bona Fide Books latest release, Tahoe Blues: Short Lit on Life. […]

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Heart Visions by Yasmin Sayyed

September 29, 2017
    Writers

Heart Visions by Yasmin Sayyed is a visual and poetic presentation about fields of quantum leaps and exponential opportunities to dance in the perpetual winds of change.  This masterful book with 66 full color paintings, poetry and stories is about the interplay of creativity and culture within socio-political realities. […]

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Fairest Picture: Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe by David C. Antonucci

September 28, 2017
    Writers

Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe, by David C. Antonucci describes Mark Twain’s experiences and travels at Lake Tahoe.  Fairest Picture is the first and only book to describe Lake Tahoe as it was in Mark Twain’s time and reveal in detail the locations where he traveled, camped and stayed at 19th century hotels. […]

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Meet Smokey Bear at Firefest

September 20, 2017
    WordHistory

Sit in a fire truck, escape from the Smoke House, wear fire fighting equipment, squirt fire hoses, watch the fire fighters compete, learn about fire resistant construction, and enjoy a Kiwanis BBQ at FireFest on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10am to 3pm at Hard Rock Casino at Stateline.

You’ll also get to meet Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog at this favorite annual South Lake Tahoe event.

I’m in! […]

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Kitchen Kids & Pope House Tours at Tallac Historic Site

September 18, 2017
    WordHistory

While the Washoe were the first to enjoy the shores of the present day Tallac Historic Site, three of the original luxurious estates erected between 1890 and 1921 still remain today, and play host to special events and tours to learn about the “Era of Opulence” in South Lake Tahoe.

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The Gunn Chronicles by South Shore Writer

September 5, 2017
    BikingWriters

He just finished his 3-year bike tour around the world raising money for the Make a Wish Foundation.

Meet Rick Gunn, South Shore journalist and photographer. […]

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“A Wall of White” by Jennifer Woodlief

August 26, 2017
    Writers

It’s one of the most amazing survival stories ever told.

In 1982, an avalanche at Alpine Meadows ski resort took the lives of seven people. In the middle of the devastation, one woman was trapped under the snow and a team of ski patrolmen worked for five days to free her. Jennifer Woodlief tells the story in a vivid and compelling style in her book “A Wall of White”. […]

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Skunk Harbor Railroad History Hike

August 18, 2017
    HistoryStories

Learn about Lake Tahoe’s interesting railroad days on an easy hike down to Skunk Harbor.

Head down from HWY 28 above Skunk Harbor to Pray Meadows, then down to Skunk Harbor, where you can have a lunch at one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches on Lake Tahoe. […]

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