Not much snow? Still lots to do!

March 12, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Visitors to Lake Tahoe often come to the lake with specific plans for the recreational activities they will pursue here based on the calendar. If it’s March they bring up the skis. In June you will see cars with kayaks and mountain bikes hoisted onto the roof. In July, […]

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Find your Snowfest with Sunnyside!

February 27, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Snowfest! North Lake Tahoe’s long running winter festival will be happening from February 28 through March 9th. Snowfest includes dozens of events that focus on getting out there and enjoying what Tahoe has to offer, as well as a ton of great opportunities for good eating, drinking and merry […]

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Alpenglow’s Mountain Festival Begins…Now!

February 13, 2014 | Tim Hauserman We’ve got snow, with more hopefully on the way. It’s time to celebrate by learning a new winter sport, improving the one you already love, or just getting out there enjoying nature as part of the Alpenglow Mountain Festival, Winter Edition. It begins on February 14th and goes through […]

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Celebration of Life, Will Rogers

February 10, 2014 | Tim Hauserman This past Saturday, February 8th, about 400 people packed Sunnyside for a celebration of the life of Will Rogers. A member of the North Tahoe High School class of 2008, Will went on to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, received a degree in Viticulture and was working at his […]

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Here they come, The Winter Olympics!

January 22, 2014 | Tim Hauserman The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are just around the corner, beginning on February 6th. While worldwide attention is focused on security concerns caused by the events location near a hot bed of anti-Russian sentiment, those of us in Tahoe are just thrilled to see the winter sports, […]

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Not enough Snow? Still lots to do.

January 9, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Tahoe folks are trying everything at this point to get it to snow. People are removing snow tires, washing cars, and leaving valuable objects outside hoping they will soon be buried in the snow. My contribution to the snow making effort is to write this blog about the things […]

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Winter life for Tahoe animals: It’s a challenge.

December 27, 2013 | Tim Hauserman Do you ever wonder what animals do to get through our cold and snowy Tahoe winters? Will Richardson from the Tahoe Institute of Natural Sciences wondered too, and fortunately for us he recently presented an interesting summary of their survival techniques at the Tahoe Educational Research Center on the […]

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There is no such thing as a normal winter

December 12, 2013 | Tim Hauserman At first glance, it looks like the chart for someone with a particularly powerful pulse. Strong and steady, with what seems like uniform ascents and declines. But it’s not the beating of a human heart it shows, but the rhythm of the water cycle of Lake Tahoe. The chart, […]

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Sunnyside Fish Taco Night…a great Tahoe tradition.

November 25, 2013 | Tim Hauserman For many folks at Tahoe, Sunnyside’s Wednesday Fish Taco nights are another one of those things that make Tahoe a great place to be.  What could be better than hanging at Sunnyside with several hundred of your buds eating awesome half priced fish tacos? Not only is the food […]

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It’s a time for giving

November 14, 2013 | Tim Hauserman Sometimes, if we are not careful, we can begin to think about the holidays as a chore. A time when we are busy checking things off our lists: Too many presents that have to be bought. Preparing for too many meals with too many people. Getting all those people […]

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