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California State Fair Will Return This Summer

For the first time in three years, the California State Fair will return. This Sacramento tradition of food and carnival rides is now four months away.

(March 11, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
Leatherby’s Coming to Placer County

Leatherby’s is something of legend in the Sacramento region, and now the popular ice cream shop is coming to Lincoln this spring. The family-owned restaurant already has locations in Citrus Heights, Arden, and Elk Grove.

(March 3, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report

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Tahoe Gives Back in TTCF’s Biggest Fundraiser Yet

2021 saw the biggest single day of fundraising in the history of Give Back Tahoe, launched by the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation in 2014.


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Tips for fun, family time on the snow

Be prepared for snow conditions and getting the kids ready for a day spent outside are essential to ensuring that everyone has a fun time in Tahoe. Here’s some of our tips for helping make your day the best it …


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15th Annual Kids’ Ultimate Tahoe Winter Bucket List | 2022

Tahoe is packed with family fun outings, outdoor adventures to enjoy with the kids, places to take the kids to enjoy local history, and scores of events and live music. But if you don’t read every edition of Tahoe Weekly …


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Happy New Year, Explained

New Year's celebrations have been around as long as civilization itself. Here's how they started and how California marks the New Year today.


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New Bill Makes Paid Family Leave Affordable for All Workers

A new bill now in the state Senate would make paid family leave accessible even to workers on the lowest end of the income spectrum.


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Kids Ultimate Tahoe Summer Bucket List

Summer is in full swing in Tahoe and nearly all restrictions have been lifted in both California and Nevada, so now is the time to get out and enjoy summer fun with the entire family. Take to the water Romp …


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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