Reaching out a hand to visitors

May 8, 2015 | Tim Hauserman Most of us who live at Lake Tahoe understand that we are lucky to spend our days in such a spectacularly beautiful place.  But sometimes locals can get a little frustrated with the throngs of folks who visit Lake Tahoe. We might think, don’t they understand how Tahoe works? […]

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The moose is back!

April 6, 2015 | Tim Hauserman Until January 22nd of this year the glorious head of a moose stood proudly in a place of honor above the sitting area near the entrance to Sunnyside Lodge. While I’m not sure if his name was Bullwinkle and whether like all good moose he went to Whattsmatta U […]

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The 22 Best Bars in California – Thrillist

The 22 Best Bars in California Thrillist | April 2, 2015 Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge Tahoe City Tahoe’s fun in the winter, sure, but thanks to this incessant drought, summer’s really where it’s at. Specifically: the outside bar on the deck at Sunnyside. To get there, you can do what most people do: drive, walk, […]

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Lake Tahoe: It’s still there

March 30, 2015 | Tim Hauserman We’ve had a pretty sad state of affairs in the snow department this winter. The lack of snow and rain dropped the lake level below the natural rim in the middle of the winter, which is usually when the lake level is rising. The result is that our beaches, […]

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Kevin Murnane: 1971-2015

March 3, 2015 | Tim Hauserman Once again, the little town of Tahoe City has faced the terrible tragedy of losing a person we love. But in tragedy, we’ve also reminded ourselves of how lucky we are to live where we do. On February 23rd Kevin Murnane, the manager of Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area, passed […]

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Kayaking Lake Tahoe…in February

February 25, 2015 | Tim Hauserman As I slid my kayak into the clear blue waters of Hurricane Bay, along Lake Tahoe’s west shore, it was as if I was floating on glass. I went north along the bay, passing some of the most beautiful estates on Lake Tahoe to reach the Sunnyside Resort. It […]

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Snowfest 2015!

February 18, 2015 | Tim Hauserman The 34th annual Snowfest is set to take off on February 27th with the Snowfest Queen coronation, grand opening fireworks show and torchlight parade on the slopes of Squaw Valley. This year’s Grand Marshals for the event are the St. Paul Winter Carnival Krewe. Known by many as the […]

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Lake Tahoe Dance Collective

January 23, 2015 | Tim Hauserman While Lake Tahoe might be best known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, it’s important to remember that we also love to dance. In 2008, Christin Hanna formed the Tahoe Youth Ballet.  Composed of some of the best local dancers and guest artists from around the world, it has presented […]

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Incense Cedar: Tahoe’s favorite red trees.

January 19, 2015 | Tim Hauserman The mature Incense Cedar stands tall and proud, amongst the smaller, more ubiquitous white firs and Jeffrey pines that are found at the elevation of Lake Tahoe.  It has red, deeply furrowed and ridged bark which stands out in full glory since as it ages the branches recede, and […]

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