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Thinking about the winter blues

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – The angles and tones of light are different. There are ribbons of crispness in the air. The landscape is dry and colors are draining. I see it. I feel it. It is autumn. Many traditions and cultures mar Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunThinking about the winter bluesSeptember, 21 2012 10:46 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

How to Build on Vacant Land in Tahoe Basin Area- LAKE TAHOE

The Lake Tahoe Area is rigorous on the regulations and restrictions to build on land. There are regulations in place to maintain its inherent and indigenous environmental conditions primarily to protect its uncommon environment. In fact, the codes mandate upgrades to existing homes simply for this reason.  Apart from the usual Building Department Permit requirements for new construction, the Lake Tahoe basin has the Tahoe Regional Planning Association (TRPA) that demands certain criteria to be met.... Read more »

Hair it is!

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Going, going, gone! As we say goodbye to summer and get geared up for fall, hair is one accessory that won’t be left out. Although it’s not considered “fall fashion” according to C Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunHair it is!September, 21 2012 4:53 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee CHP officer, 46, arrested on several counts of sex acts with a minor

NEVADA CITY, Calif. – A California Highway Patrol officer based out of Truckee remains in the Nevada County Jail as of Friday afternoon after he was arrested for alleged sexual acts with a minor.Officer Robert C. Holland, 46, Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee CHP officer, 46, arrested on several counts of sex acts with a minorSeptember, 21 2012 3:49 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

U.S. EPA awards grant of nearly $650,000 to University of California Davis

DAVIS, Calif. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a research grant of nearly $ 650,000 was awarded to the University of California, Davis to investigate the effect of environmental agents on thyroid hormone Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunU.S. EPA awards grant of nearly $ 650,000 to University of California Davis September, 21 2012 10:23 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

‘Spin Asia’ | Slot content development team based in Bangkok, Thailand joins Spin Games

RENO, Nev. – Kent Young announces the formation of ‘Spin Asia’ based in Bangkok, Thailand as part of his venture Spin Games. Spin Games develops premium slot content, highly innovative secondary bonus products and ca Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun‘Spin Asia’ | Slot content development team based in Bangkok, Thailand joins Spin Games September, 19 2012 10:02 am MST Full... Read more »

60th Wedding Anniversary | Celebrating six decades of love and friendship

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – A friendship and more began during the big, big, winter of ’52 at Sugar Bowl as Peg, the new roommate, slid on the snow path into her winter accommodations … Peg and Ted LewisPeg was born in Phila Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun60th Wedding Anniversary | Celebrating six decades of love and friendshipSeptember, 20 2012 3:24 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows offer new college season pass

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows announced a new college season pass with no blackout dates. Starting at $ 389, the College Tahoe Super Pass is valid every day of the winter season at both Squaw Valley and Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSquaw Valley and Alpine Meadows offer new college season passSeptember, 19 2012 3:16 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Breaks, Brains and Balls | Hear the story of Joe Conforte, founder of Mustang Ranch

TAHOE CITY, Calif. -He’s an American success story; he’s a Mafioso-like pimp; he’s a scuzz-bag misogynist: opinions about Joe Conforte, founder of the infamous Mustang Ranch, vary wildly, depending upon your perspective.David Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunBreaks, Brains and Balls | Hear the story of Joe Conforte, founder of Mustang RanchSeptember, 19 2012 5:20 pm MST Full... Read more »

Tahoe boat inspections will move back to launch ramps Sept. 20

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Following a stellar boating season, Thursday, Sept. 20 will be the last day of operations for the Northstar and Homewood boat inspection stations. Boat inspections and decontaminations will still be avail Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTahoe boat inspections will move back to launch ramps Sept. 20September, 19 2012 9:46 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »