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Tahoe Regional Young Professionals is a group of active, volunteer-oriented locals who seek to make the Tahoe region a more connected and innovative community.

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Mill Street Modifications Move Forward


Modifications to the Mill Street transformation project moved through the Grass Valley City Council despite some concerns from merchants. The project is intended to create a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere, with restaurants and retail businesses expanding into the city right of way.

Fifty Years Later, The Dream Lives on in Tahoe Donner


Entrepreneur and real estate developer Jack Kirby envisioned a family-friendly mountain community with endless recreational opportunities. Five decades later, his dream is Truckee’s largest neighborhood, Tahoe Donner.

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Image caption: In what appears to be a power play that worked, a developer proposed building 14 residential highrises with a combined 4,260 units in Santa Monica.
How California Developers Twist Affordable Housing Laws

A new interpretation of an old law gives homebuilders leverage over California cities and their zoning codes. They’re using it to push through thousands of new apartments around the state.

Image caption: Caltrans has received $680,000 in federal funding to explore alternatives for reconnecting communities along the I-980 in Oakland.
Rerouting Past Wrongs

California lawmakers are exploring ways to reconnect urban neighborhoods torn asunder during the interstate highway construction boom of the 1950s and ’60s.

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Getting to Yes

In which we ponder how to make things better in a climate of no.

Image caption: Local cities and counties struggle to regulate the exploding short-term rental industry.
Short-Term Losses

The short-term or ‘vacation’ rental industry spawns hundreds of horror stories and damages the housing market, but governments struggle with how to bring it under control.

Image caption: Participants in a recent board meeting of the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee discuss affordable housing in the wake of a pandemic-fueled boom in real estate prices.
Paradise Found

A pandemic-fueled real estate boom has exploded in the Tahoe-Truckee region. Mountain Housing Council is working to ensure that locals can keep their own little slices of heaven.

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