78.4 F
Tahoe City, CA
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Expansive views from Donner Peak

The Donner Summit Historical Society calls it the most important historical square mile in California — and they’re probably right. Donner Pass is where...

Making movies in the Tahoe Sierra: Part I

Lake Tahoe sparkles in the sun 500 miles north of Hollywood. However, world-class movie making in the Truckee-Tahoe region goes back more than 100...

Eccentrics of Lake Tahoe: Part II

Since the 1860s, Lake Tahoe has attracted unique and unusual characters, independent thinkers and entrepreneurs. Some made a living by providing services for tourists...

Eccentrics of Lake Tahoe: Part I

Dating back to the 1860s, Lake Tahoe has attracted unique and unusual characters, independent thinkers and entrepreneurs. Like today, some made a living by...

Explore history of Cave Rock on East Shore hike

The jutting promontory of Cave Rock on U.S. Route 50 between Zephyr Cove and Glenbrook, Nev., is a signature geologic feature that you see...

Historic water pipeline to Virginia City, Part II

In the late 1860s, the boomtowns of Virginia City and Gold Hill in Nevada’s Comstock mining district were running out of water. To address...

Historic water pipeline to Virginia City

Nevada’s famed Comstock bonanza fizzled out in the 1880s, but during its heyday it spun off historic engineering marvels that still survive today. Brilliant...

Tahoe’s historic golf courses

  Renowned as a golfer’s paradise, the Tahoe Sierra is home to more than 30 beautiful courses that offer stunning views and challenging fairways, many...

Jesse Lee Reno: Civil War Hero

There are a handful of towns in the United States named after General Jesse Lee Reno, a Civil War hero who died fighting for...

Verdi Train Robbery, Part II

In Part I, a gang of desperadoes pulled off the first train robbery in the West and escaped with more than $41,000 in gold...

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Tahoe City, CA
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