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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Concerts on the Commons

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, […]

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First Trails

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 […]

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