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  • July 23 to July 29 on stands now

    By The Weekly on July 23, 2015
    Artist Jude Bischoff interprets the beauty of the Tahoe-Truckee region from the mountain peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the wildflower-lined creeks and rivers to the iconic black bear in his vivid and colorful artwork, including “Plein Air Forest Bear” depicted on our cover. “These sensory experiences dance across my paintings with purpose and life force.  Harnessing life’s beautiful wildness with […]
  • History, beauty melds at Sugar Pine Point State Park

    By Jenn Sheridan on July 22, 2015
    By Jenn Sheridan ·  The Hellman-Erhman mansion was built as a summer retreat for Isaiah Hellman · While cruising down the scenic West Shore of Lake Tahoe, it might be easy to miss the unimposing signs for Sugar Pine Point State Park. Hidden just beyond the grove of trees is an area rich in history, beauty and recreation. From the […]
  • Celebrate Living History on July 25

    By The Weekly on July 22, 2015
    Did you know that Sugar Pine Point become a California State Park fifty years ago? To celebrate, this year’s annual Living History Day will be a 50th Birthday Bash for the park with a day filled with free family friendly events ranging from live 60’s music to a children’s activity zone.  The historic Hellman-Ehrman Estate will come alive on July 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for […]
  • Explore Donner Summit Canyon | Tahoe Time

    By Priya Hutner on July 22, 2015
    Story & photos by Priya Hutner ·    The trail takes a gentle, uphill climb that levels out as you walk past Beaver Creek ·  Not so hidden off Old 40 not quite a half-mile from Donner Lake rests Donner Summit Canyon, part of the Truckee Donner Land Trust. This hike is a true gem. In the spring, the fast-flowing […]
  • Serving those with special needs | Doug Brimm | a local profile

    By Tim Hauserman on July 22, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Back in 2000, Doug Brimm of Incline Village was approached by his Incline friend Sam Waldman to hold a fundraiser for Waldman’s new organization, Kids & Horses. They held the fundraiser at Austin’s Restaurant in Reno, owned at the time by Brimm and his wife Gloria, and quickly fell in love with the organization’s goal to […]
  • Lake Tahoe: Between droughts & floods, Part I

    By Mark McLaughlin on July 22, 2015
    By Mark McLaughlin ·  In 1992, Lake Tahoe’s water level fell to 6,220 feet, the lowest on record. | Courtesy Mark McLaughlin ·  There’s no doubt about it, California has been hit hard by the current four-year drought, with much of the state suffering exceptionally dry conditions. In the Sierra, streams, lakes and reservoirs are languishing, with some dried up […]
  • Unanticipated consequences, again

    By Warren Miller on July 22, 2015
    by Warren Miller ·  Once in a while, it’s a good idea to pause in your journey through life and realize what might have happened if you turned right instead of left at that fork in the road. Had I not ridden my bicycle along with a friend for 3 miles to the Polar Palace ice arena in Hollywood, I […]
  • July 16 to Juy 22 on Stands now

    By The Weekly on July 15, 2015
      he Wanderlust festival returns to its roots from July 16 to 19 at venues throughout Olympic Valley featuring yogis teaching every manner of yoga to open the heart, mind and body set against the breathtaking backdrop of the peaks of Squaw Valley. Melded within yoga and meditation classes is a phenomenal lineup of musicians to take festivalgoers from day […]
  • Wanderlust: A union of yogis

    By Priya Hutner on July 15, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·    Courtesy Wanderlust · People practice yoga for many reasons, some to heal their bodies, become more flexible and increase strength, while others are looking to deepen their connection with self and wake up to their own authenticity. At the annual Wanderlust yoga festival participants will have more yogic choices than they can imagine to explore […]
  • Yoga, music symbiotic at Wanderlust

    By Priya Hutner on July 15, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·  Michael Franti | Courtesy Wanderlust ·  Music abounds throughout the day and into the night at the annual four-day Wanderlust Festival. With so much amazing music to choose from every night, it might just be a bit challenging to wake up for your morning yoga class. And, for those that don’t dance the night away, there will […]