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Tahoe City, CA
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Volcano with Killy

It had been raining nonstop for 13 days and our 12-man film crew had been unable to get a single action shot of 1968...

Riding the wind

If you are visiting Lake Tahoe, gazing at the awe-inspiring splendor of the lake for the first time is an incredible treat, but to...

Western States 100: Run into the Past

During this last weekend in June, elite international ultra-marathon runners are converging on Olympic Valley for the world’s oldest and most prestigious 100-mile trail...

Ice wagon

I am in the final stages of editing my biography after a 4-year struggle writing about the ups and downs through a lot of...

Celebrate summer at Solstice Festival

Ron Richman Tahoe City celebrates the official start of summer with the annual Solstice Festival from June 20 to 23 with a Classic Car Stroll,...

Madness at Meadow Lake

Gold fever was running hot among Sierra prospectors during the summer of 1863, and mining rushes swept the region. News of big gold strikes...

Aground

About half a mile away from our house on our island is a treacherous rock, which at low tide is about 6 inches out...

1863: Truckee is born

Commercial Row Truckee, circa 1869  |  Courtesy Truckee Donner Historical Society This summer, the town of Truckee is celebrating its founding 150 years ago. In 1863,...

Camels: A Desert Military Experiment

The crazy idea of importing camels to the United States got its start back in 1836 during the Second Seminole War, when Army quartermaster...

Above par golf

Golf is usually a relaxing game for me, not a contest. Unfortunately, this golf season has started out for me about the same as...