Go to Europe…but come back to Tahoe

October 29, 2013 | Tim Hauserman I recently returned from a trip to central Europe. It’s always interesting for someone who lives in a popular vacation destination such as Tahoe to change roles and become a tourist for a change. Just like we do in Tahoe, the folks in Krakow or Budapest are putting their […]

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The power of community, Part Two

October 10, 2013 | Tim Hauserman In a recent blog, I wrote about the efforts of a Tahoe family to help their five year old Julian with his cerebral palsy and frequent seizures. I am happy to say that our community came through in a big way and the fundraising effort was a tremendous success […]

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Pamper yourself

September 30, 2013 | Tim Hauserman In the summer, Tahoeites revel in the sunshine as they paddle across the lake’s deep blue waters. In the winter, we find the boundless joy of sliding over snow. It’s about getting out there in nature and working up a sweat while marveling at the beauty of our little […]

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Thunderbird Lodge

September 12, 2013 | Tim Hauserman As you sit quietly on the Sunnyside deck enjoying a cocktail and gazing out across Lake Tahoe you may ask yourself: Why is there not a light to be seen along that whole big swatch of east shore between Incline and Cave Rock? One big reason is George Whittell. […]

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The gift of giving: Here’s another chance to chip in.

September 20, 2013 | Tim Hauserman We’ve seen it dozens of times before in the Lake Tahoe-Truckee area. A community member is in need, and the folks respond. They go to a fundraising party, then dig deep into their wallets, to help out someone they know. It warms the cockles of your heart and is […]

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It’s back to school time…also known as local’s summer.

August 31, 2013 | Tim Hauserman Those poor kids had to stop throwing rocks into the lake, and chowing down on Sliders, because their mean old parents are making them go back to school in Danville, Novato and Menlo Park… But guess what, for those of us no longer fated to days spent glassy eyed […]

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Lake Tahoe: Every day different…every day beautiful

August 16, 2013 | Tim Hauserman I’ve been living at Lake Tahoe since I was 2, which my kids would be happy to point out is a really long time. I’ve probably been treated to views of our big beautiful lake 10,000 times, but I never get tired of it, because every day it’s as […]

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A September weekend of Tahoe firsts

August 13, 2013 | Tim Hauserman Mark your calendar to be in Lake Tahoe for the weekend of September 21st and 22nd when two challenging athletic events hit the Lake Tahoe region for the first time. The Sierra Valley Gran Fondo and Ironman Lake Tahoe. Sierra Valley Gran Fondo On Saturday, September 21st the Sierra […]

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Tahoe City Celebrates 150 Years!

July 30, 2013 | Tim Hauserman On August 8th, 1863, the land where Tahoe City now resides was surveyed and recorded. The little town was mostly just a good idea in a spectacular location until the beginning of the 20th Century when the sumptuous Tahoe Tavern Hotel was built. In order to build his hotel, […]

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