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Cinderella Project Moves; Grand Opening Feb. 24

02/15/2024

Bright Futures for Youth’s Nevada County Cinderella Project, which provides dresses, tuxedos and other formal clothes to students, has moved to a space inside Sammie’s Nifty Thrift Shop in Grass Valley.

Food Bank Raises Alarm About Skyrocketing Number of Families in Need

02/15/2024

The Food Bank of Nevada County is experiencing “huge increases across the board through all our programs and especially our direct distribution sites,” according to Volunteer Coordinator Heather Haddock.

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Parasol foundation gives $15K for Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue transport

INCLINE VILLAE, Nev. – Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue has received a grant award from the Community Fund of the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation as part of the team's campaign to raise funds for the purchase of a much-needed multi-passenger …

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Sweet Tahoe Time owner houses homeless

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The 5,000 sq. ft. space located at Tahoe Time Community Center fulfills a number of purposes year round. In addition to being the warehouse for Rockwood Tree Service, community and event center, most recently it has …

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Lucky Beaver Bar and Burger donates $25k to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care

STATELINE, Nev. – In a demonstration of solidarity and compassion, Lucky Beaver Bar and Burger with locations in Stateline and Reno Nevada, has escalated their support for local wildlife by generously donating $25,000 to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care.

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First Tahoe transportation equity study wins award named after civil rights icon

LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – A first of its kind Transportation Equity Study for the Tahoe region won a diversity award named after a civil rights activist.

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Purchases from Alpenglow Gallery in Feb. to support Tahoe Fund

TRUCKEE, Calif. – For the entire month of February, Alpenglow Gallery's owners Douglas DeVore and Justin Majeczky will donate 100% of their profits to the Tahoe Fund. The fine art gallery, located in downtown Truckee, features stunning mountain and lake …

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North Tahoe Community Alliance accepting applications for Fall 2024 event funding

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The North Tahoe Community Alliance is now accepting applications for grant sponsorship funding of events that are scheduled to take place in North Lake Tahoe between August 1 – December 31, 2024. Funding for the …

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Local celebrity creates Tahoe-centric branding for cancer cause

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – A former Tahoe television host living with "terminal" cancer is inspiring strength in others and the creation of a new Tahoe-centric brand that's grabbing attention for cancer patients lake-wide and beyond.

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Truckee Chamber launches community survey to shape Truckee’s Fourth of July Parade

TRUCKEE, Calif – The Truckee Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the commencement of a community survey to determine the theme for this year's 4th of July parade in Truckee. As a pivotal event that brings the community together, …

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Discount lift tickets benefit local schools

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Skiers and snowboarders can pre-purchase reduced-rate lift tickets valid at many North Lake Tahoe ski resorts through the Excellence in Education Skiing for Schools program. Tickets are on sale now.

Image caption: Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas chats with Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer on the first day of the new legislative session Wednesday.
California Legislature Opens 2024 Session With Packed Agenda

State lawmakers reconvene with a lot of problems to fix, but not a lot of money to spend on solutions with a projected $68 billion budget deficit.

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