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Formerly known as the Squaw Valley Ski Museum, the Sierra Nevada Olympic & Winter Sports Museum changed its name to reflect not only the history associated with the 1960 Olympic Games in Squaw Valley but also to highlight the stories, legends, and personalities within the entire Sierra Nevada region.

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SOS Outreach Helps Turn Passion Into Careers

03/30/2023

About 300 South Lake Tahoe youth celebrated the end of their winter season with the youth development nonprofit SOS Outreach.

County Fair Opens Applications for Vendors, Sponsors

03/27/2023

The Placer County Fair, which takes place June 22-25 in Roseville, is looking for residents to compete for awards and vendors to sell arts, crafts or food.

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Image caption: Migrants wait in line while California border activists organize the group to enter the U.S. and seek asylum through the Chaparral entryway in Tijuana, Mexico on Dec. 22, 2022.
Border Scramble

The Supreme Court is keeping in place, for now, Title 42 — the pandemic policy that OK’d migrant expulsions. California has yet to figure out how to meet the needs of an influx of migrants when it does go away.

Image caption: The newly opened Presidio Tunnel Tops provides free entertainment in pricy San Francisco.
Cheaper Thrills

California has some top-notch tourist attractions—with top-shelf prices. Here are some that won’t break the bank.

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Family fun, free concerts in Tahoe

Family fun, free concerts in Tahoe The Tahoe Sierra is overflowing with seemingly endless outdoor activities to enjoy but being outside and going on a hike or paddling on Big Blue, doesn’t always appeal to kids. But kids are usually …

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Tahoe Family Fun Guide | Summer 2022

Favorite family-friendly Tahoe beaches By Michelle Allen & Katherine E. Hill Make the most of the beach season in the Tahoe Sierra and plan to while away the summer days at one of our sandy or rocky beaches. Pack a …

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California’s Reparations Could Include Tuition, Housing Grants

California’s first-in-the-nation task force to identify reparations said business loans, housing grants, tuition, wage and job protections could provide redress for African Americans.

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15th Annual Ultimate Tahoe Summer Bucket List | 2022

What are your favorite things to do in Tahoe? That’s the question – posed countless times to me – that spurred my first Bucket List 15 years ago. After more than two decades covering the Tahoe Sierra for several media …

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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 …

Image caption: New Year's Day has been a time for celebration for at least 4,000 years.
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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