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Archive for January, 2014

  • Jan. 30-Feb. 12 issue on stands now

    By The Weekly on January 29, 2014
    Travis Ganong races to win the U.S. Super G title at Squaw Valley in this photograph taken on March 22, 2013. “He’s heading down Julia’s Gold toward the finish line, keeping it low as he crosses Easy Street where most of the racers caught big air. That may have given him the advantage, he won by 0.2 sec,” said photographer Harry Lefrak, […]
  • Locals heading to Winter Games

    By The Weekly on January 29, 2014
    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games will open in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 7 with 15 athletes that have lived and trained in the Tahoe-Truckee area competing in five Olympic events in skiing and snowboarding, including in the debut of ski halfpipe and snowboard slopestyle. Follow the Olympics at olympic.org and be sure to check Facebook.com/TheTahoeWeekly for the latest results in […]
  • Pioneer snowmaker saved Squaw Valley Olympics

    By Mark McLaughlin on January 29, 2014
    With the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi about to begin, all eyes have been on the weather conditions there and whether this subtropical resort on the Black Sea will have sufficient snow cover for the Games. Recent storms in the higher mountains have put down a nice base and meteorologists are now warning that, rather than lack of snow, avalanches […]
  • Art for sale

    By Warren Miller on January 29, 2014
    If I had to make a living with my artwork, I could do better with a cardboard sign and a beard at a boulevard stop somewhere. When I was only 10-years-old and living with my grandparents and my great uncle, I used to watch him make wonderful pen and ink drawings in his diary. I tried in my own crude […]
  • Tahoe Central Market and Deli

    By Nicole Cheslock on January 29, 2014
    All Green sandwich · After a late morning hike to the stunning Lake Tahoe lookout off of the Tahoe Rim Trail, we drove down Highway 267 to the new Tahoe Central Market and couldn’t help perusing all the goodies lining the shelves before making a beeline to the deli counter. “This is amazing. This is the most refreshing smoothie I’ve […]
  • Fabulous Zinfandels

    By Barbara Keck on January 29, 2014
    Dave Dart from d’Art Wines in Lodi pours for Connie Mooney of Homewood  ·   For lovers of Zinfandel from California, there are two important functions on the must do list. Zinfest, sponsored by the Lodi Wine Commission (lodiwine.com) is generally a May event in Lodi. The Zinfandel Experience, usually held in San Francisco in January, is sponsored by Zinfandel […]
  • Beef Stir Fry

    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith on January 29, 2014
      Well, here we are into the end of January and things are still looking, as well as feeling, like early spring. This is the time of the winter for one of the most exciting skiing events started a few years ago by Daron Rahlves. I’m talking about the Rahlves Banzai Tour. Remember the Chinese Downhill in the movie “Hot […]
  • Island vibe in a mountain town

    By Jenn Sheridan on January 29, 2014
    Iration When Feb. 1 | 6:30 p.m. Where MontBleu Casino | Stateline, Nev. Admission $22.50 advance | $25 at the door It all started in a garage. Five high school buddies from Hawaii – Micah Pueschel, Joseph Dickens, Joseph King, Cayson Peterson and Adam Taylor – reconnected after moving to Santa Barbra for school and began covering reggae music in […]
  • January 16-29 issue on stands now

    By The Weekly on January 15, 2014
    Skier Timy Dutton enjoys a run at Squaw Valley’s Granite Chief. Photography by Jason Abraham, Elevated Image Photography, elevatedimg.com.   PHOTOGRAPHER PROFILE:  JASON ABRAHAM elevatedimg.com Photographer Jason Abraham founded Elevated Image Photography in 2005. He specializes in commercial, editorial and event photography with a focus on outdoor adventure, the environment and sport. He and his family have made a home […]
  • Olympic Games pursuit of local athletes

    By The Weekly on January 15, 2014
      Editor’s Note: This is the fourth part in The Weekly’s ongoing series, “Olympic Hopefuls.” The first three parts of the series may be found at TheTahoeWeekly.com. The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, are only weeks away with team selections expected by the end of January. Among those vying for spots to compete in the Winter Games are […]