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Nevada County Economic Development Action Plan to Focus on Sustainable Job, Business Growth

NEVADA CITY, Calif. – Increased economic activity, tax revenue and business retention and expansion are some of the goals of Nevada County's new two-year Economic Development Action Plan.

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Elements Eatery Opens

Elements Eatery & Bar
Elements Eatery and Bar has opened on the South Shore featuring Mexican-American fusion cuisine featuring a full bar and views of Lake Tahoe at 3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The menu features homemade horchata and tortillas, cold-pressed …

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Gumba’s Opens in Blairsden

Gumba’s II
The popular Gumba’s pizza has reopened as Gumba’s II next to Grizzly Grill Restaurant in Blairsden featuring pizza, wings, salads and desserts for takeout only. The location is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday …

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AdventureSmith Explorations Founder Named 2024 Top Travel Specialist by Condé Nast Traveler

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Todd Smith, founder and president of Truckee-based AdventureSmith Explorations and a pioneer in the small-ship adventure cruise industry, has been named among the Top Travel Specialists on Condé Nast Traveler's annual list. This marks the eleventh time …

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Alpenglow Sports 18th Annual Winter Speaker Series Concludes; Raises Over $430k for Local Nonprofits

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — On Thursday, March 7, the Alpenglow Sports 18th annual Winter Speaker Series, hosted by Tahoe Mountain Realty, concluded with series cofounder and one of the best storytellers alive, Dave Nettle. Through his presentation of Ski Touring …

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Sugar Bowl Resort Announces Season Extension, Discounted Spring Lift Access

NORDEN, Calif. – With persistent mid-winter conditions and a deep snowpack of nearly 15 feet at its summit, Sugar Bowl Resort announced today that its ski season has been extended by three weeks. The resort will spin its lifts until …

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Women’s History Month: Tahoe City Downtown Association Exec. Director Biggers on Being a Female Leader

In honor of March being Women's History month, Sierra Sun has chosen to spotlight Tahoe City Downtown Association Executive Director Katie Biggers. Here's what Biggers said about being a female leader, her role models and mentors, and what advice she …

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Golden State Natural Resources’ Wood Pellet Project and the Debate Over California’s Forests

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Golden State Natural Resources (GSNR) is initiating a project aimed at enhancing the resilience of California's forestlands by acquiring and processing surplus biomass into pelletized fuel. GSNR is optimistic that this fuel source will play a role …

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Californians Face Higher Costs for Goods and Services Than Before the Pandemic Despite Inflation Slowing

The consumer price index shows services are mostly responsible for persistent inflation, but prices for food and other goods in California remain high.

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‘Amazing’ Lake Tahoe Destination Stewardship Plan presented

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The Placer County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation on the development of a Lake Tahoe Destination Stewardship Plan and formation of a Destination Stewardship Council at its meeting in Kings Beach on Tuesday.

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Publishing in Paradise

Based in California’s most iconic vacation spot, Katherine Hill celebrates Tahoe Guide’s 42nd birthday.

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Vail Resorts says it’s ahead of schedule for zero net emissions by 2030

Vail Resorts says as a company, the product it's selling is the environment, a fact that undergirds its approach to business.

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