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. […]
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”. […]
She believes that Olive Oil is not only liquid gold for health, it’s also a remedy for fighting the recession.
It’s just one more reason to use olive oil, according to local author, Cal Orey. […]
Bona Fide Books has just released “July & Winter: Growing Food in the Sierra” by third-generation farmer Gary Romano, owner of Sierra Valley Farms. It’s hard to grow food in Tahoe, but it’s not impossible. Despite the challenging Sierra climate and soil, Romano has successfully grown food on his 65-acre organic farm and shares hard-earned tips in ten essential chapters for home gardeners and those who might like to start a small farm.
With colorful and playful illustrations, The Happiest Tree in the Forest tells the story of Lambe, a lonely little sugar pine seedling who grows up to be a very happy tree.
Follow Lambe as he grows from ‘a little seed in a big pine cone’ into the biggest sugar pine in all the forest and meet all of his animal friends along the way. […]
“Plants of the Tahoe Basin” by Michael Graf is a comprehensive illustrated guide to the trees, ferns, and flowering plants of the Tahoe Basin. […]
“Morgan’s Tahoe” is sort of a memoir, a series of chapters about some of the experiences of the author, Bill Morgan, while he lived and worked in the Lake Tahoe Basin. During the period from the spring of 1965 to the fall of 1989, he was involved in a wide range of endeavors, some of which were of great importance to the political and environmental future of the Basin.
Some of you will come across familiar names, too. Maybe your own. […]
Birds of the Sierra Nevada, by Ted Beedy and Ed Pandolfino, is a beautifully illustrated user-friendly book with the most up-to-date information available about the natural histories of birds of the Sierra Nevada, the origins of their names, the habitats they prefer, how they communicate and interact with one another, their relative abundance, and where they […]
An avid mountaineer and snowboarder, Jeremy grew up skiing in Arizona where, sadly, he wore jeans on the slopes. He switched to snowboarding, and real ski gear, after moving to Lake Tahoe. In Search of Powder by South Lake Tahoe writer Jeremy Evans, follows his eight-year newspaper career as a sports writer. […]