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Due to current restrictions placed on CA restaurants and recently ordered closures in neighboring counties, we have made the decision to implement a temporary closure of Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge effective March 17 – March 31, 2020. Your safety and the safety of our employees is our priority. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.
By Tim Hauserman Squirrels are the super active characters that everyone sees just about everywhere around Tahoe. There are three squirrels that you will see most often around the Tahoe region: -The Red Bull super hyper cone droppers (Douglas Squirrel) -The top of the mountain food stealer (Golden mantled ground squirrel) -The holy cow that […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman It was a clear and crisp fall morning when I walked down to the beach in Tahoe Park. A fairly strong wind from the east was blowing, putting the kibosh on my thoughts of getting out on the lake for a paddle. Instead, as I watched the waves crashing on to the […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman Last summer, at my house on West Lake Blvd. in Tahoe Park, my evenings were punctuated with the delightful sounds of banging, screeching and a host of other bizarre noises which come with a major road construction project in front of your house. This summer for the most part has been quieter. […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman Lake Tahoe has risen over six feet since last summer, just about reaching the lake’s legal limit. Tahoe’s beaches are just little things compared to the massive expanses of last year, and the lake is nearly kissing the planks of docks which not long ago were barely getting their feet wet. All […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman One of my favorite road bike rides in the Tahoe/Truckee region is from Boca Dam to the edge of Stampede Reservoir. With construction underway to enlarge the Stampede Dam you can’t access the section of road that travels across the dam and to the shore of Stampede, but you can ride from […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman What Tahoe hike gives you the most bang for your hiking buck? It just might be Eagle Rock. It has one of the best views of Lake Tahoe to be found on any trail and only requires a 15 minute climb to reach the summit. And the trailhead is right off Highway […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman Watching the bright oranges and purples of a Lake Tahoe sunset is often a sublime and life affirming experience. But sunsets are for most of us just a lucky coincidence. It is not unusual to catch a great one while driving home from work or on your way to dinner. A Tahoe […]Read More
By Tim Hauserman The mountains and meadows around Lake Tahoe are prime territory for a host of spectacular wildflowers. For me, a Tahoe summer is not complete without a bunch of hikes through fields full of purple lupin and orange paint brush. The Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) is taking advantage of the first […]Read More
May 16, 2016 | Tim Hauserman One of my favorite parts of summer life in Tahoe City are the Concerts at the Commons Beach. Every Sunday evening throughout the summer hundreds of locals and visitors gather on the grass along the lakeshore. They come to picnic while enjoying the balmy evening, dance to the tunes, […]Read More
April 18, 2016 | Tim Hauserman After a Goldilocks winter of just the right amount of snow, it’s springtime. Many of our summer playgrounds of hiking and mountain biking trails will remain under deep snow for quite a while, but other trails are emerging from winter whiteness and will soon be ready to play. For […]Read More