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Roseville Adopts Strategic Plan for Parks, Recreation and Libraries

According to Roseville Parks, Recreation and Libraries Director Jill Geller, her department spent the last year developing a master plan for the next decade. The Roseville City Council has reviewed and adopted the plan.

(Aug. 5, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
Stakeholders Comment on Proposed Cascade to Meeks Trail

Community members were given the opportunity to weigh in on the proposed Cascade to Meeks Trail, which would run from Cascade Lake to Meeks Bay. As a part of a feasibility study, several trail alignments were presented during three different Zoom workshops.

(July 30, 2022) → Read the full Sierra Sun report

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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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George Whittell and his Castle in the Sky

Summer at Lake Tahoe offers a virtually limitless bounty of activities to enjoy but do yourself a favor and schedule a visit to the quirky Thunderbird Lodge National Historic Site on Lake Tahoe’s East Shore. Eccentric millionaire George Whittell, Jr., …

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Pioneer Monument restored

The restoration of the 104-year-old Pioneer Monument at Donner Memorial State Park in Truckee was recently completed, according to the Sierra State Parks Foundation. The Pioneer Monument was dedicated on June 6, 1918, and was erected in honor of all …

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Paddling pristine Independence Lake: Agencies work to preserve lake, trout

If you have lived in Tahoe as long as I have, you know it’s always a pleasant surprise to find some new and different bit of Sierra wonderment to explore. Recently, I visited such a place. While I’ve been looking …

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Tim’s Tips for life in a tourist town: Practice kindness, pass on knowledge

Those of us who have been living in Tahoe for a long time sometimes are challenged by the changes we have seen. The visitors can get on our nerves and we have been known to toss out a few choice …

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Walking in Twain’s footsteps: Mark Twain Timber Claim Adventure Trail opens

One hundred fifty years ago this year, Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) published this emotion-filled word-painting of Lake Tahoe in his memoir and travelogue “Roughing It.” While the beauty and serenity of the lake deeply moved Twain, his first visit …

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Tahoe Beach app features beach information

Tahoe Fund and agencies that manage Lake Tahoe’s public beaches have updated to help improve the recreation experience for residents and visitors. Designed as a resource guide to more than 40 beaches that surround Lake Tahoe, the site offers …

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Traveling Tahoe’s Trails: What You Need Before You Go

Our region is blessed with hundreds of miles of trails that snake through deep forests, cross mountain streams and climb over smooth granite to beautiful views of Lake Tahoe. But these trails we love are now inundated with visitors. If …

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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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Tahoe’s wildflower wonders: Favorite spots to explore this summer

The smoke from last summer’s wildfires is long gone. We put on our trail shoes and we are ready to breathe in that cool, clean mountain air that we love so much. We’re ready to surround ourselves with the endorphin-inducing …

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