Join a Tahoe Environmental Research Center Event!

By Tim Hauserman While Tahoe visitors come here for the beauty of the lake and the outdoor recreation opportunities, a lot of cultural and mind enhancing opportunities are available at the lake as well. One of the best places to find those is at the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) on the campus […]

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North Lake Tahoe Historical Society Home Tour August 1st

By Tim Hauserman If you are a guest at Sunnyside Lodge you are aware of the long history of Tahoe’s West Shore. It has been a place for folks to spend their summers for years.  Beautiful homes have been built on lake front estates on the West Shore since the early 1900s: Vikingsholm and the […]

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Eagle Rock

By: Tim Hauserman Memorial Day weekend weather was a bit tricky. Snowing one minute, sunny the next. I woke up Sunday morning with a fresh dusting of snow on the lawn. Shortly after the sun came out and the snow melted, I decided I better get on it and get some exercise before the next […]

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Meeks Bay Trail Open

By Tim Hauserman For the last 40 plus years, The West Shore bike trail has traveled from Tahoe City nine miles to the southern edge of Sugar Pine Point State Park. But just a mile past Sugar Pine is Meeks Bay, a place of translucent green and blue water and soft, white sand. In fact, […]

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The Bike Trail Is Open!

By Tim Hauserman Sure, we love our snow here at Lake Tahoe, but once April comes around it is also nice to have the opportunity to have your feet take a stroll on the actual earth. Tahoe City Public Utility District has solved that problem by carrying out a herculean effort to open up the […]

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Tahoe XC’s Strider Gliders

By Tim Hauserman Tahoe XC’s Strider Gliders is an eight week after-school program, which gives preschool through 5th grade students a chance to cross-country ski once a week. The kids, led by volunteer coaches, ski with groups of similar ability and age. The goal of the program is quite simple: To get kids to fall […]

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Snowy snowshoe in Ward Creek State Park

By Tim Hauserman When the snow was coming in strong and driving didn’t seem like a smart move this past Sunday, we opted to stay close to home and head for a snowshoe into Ward Creek State Park. The undeveloped park is just about a half mile from Sunnyside Lodge, and makes an excellent place […]

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And the Water Slowly Rises

by Tim Hauserman After late September, the boats sitting placidly in front of the Sunnyside Lodge pier are put away and only the particularly hearty take a dive into Lake Tahoe. It’s about this time every year that California’s dry and warm fall tends to slowly evaporate away inches of the lake, as we wait […]

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Good eats, good for the community

by Tim Hauserman Every Wednesday evening throughout the winter Sunnyside is buzzing with the sound of people talking and tacos crunching. Ok, you can’t really hear the tacos crunching, but there are a hell of a lot of them being eaten. All because of the half price taco deal, which attracts a crowd of hungry […]

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A Sunnyside Wedding

By Tim Hauserman As patches of pink popped up above Tahoe’s eastshore, the bride and groom rushed out the door to the Sunnyside dock to capture that perfect Tahoe sunset photo. Inside, the packed house was enjoying the sunset as well, but they were mostly focused on the food and the companionship. As the father […]

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