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Flood warning for Truckee, North Tahoe; officials on alert for potential ’25-year flood’

TRUCKEE, Calif. – As a series of storms continues to hammer the greater Truckee/Tahoe region with rain and wet snow, officials are preparing for what could be a major flood event this weekend for the Truckee/North Tahoe region a Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunFlood warning for Truckee, North Tahoe; officials on alert for potential ’25-year flood’November, 30 2012 4:10 pm MST Full... Read more »

Thanksgiving potluck is cheerful community gathering

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The Second Annual Tahoe Community Thanksgiving Potluck Celebration held at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach on Thanksgiving Day was a great success, volunteers and organizers said.Not being one Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunThanksgiving potluck is cheerful community gatheringNovember, 29 2012 3:45 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Officials urge flood safety over weekend; sandbags available in Tahoe, Truckee

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – With the National Weather Service in Reno issuing a flood watch for the area this weekend, officials are urging residents to take precautions and be aware of local emergency sandbag locations in the event of a di Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunOfficials urge flood safety over weekend; sandbags available in Tahoe, TruckeeNovember, 29 2012 5:26 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Novel explores dark underworld of corporate greed

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – If you need a good read to keep you engaged on those cold and snowy Tahoe days, I’ve got a thriller for you.Plug in the teakettle and stoke up the fire; however, be warned, “The Fifth Device&#822 Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunNovel explores dark underworld of corporate greedNovember, 29 2012 10:40 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee architect presents at SketchUp Basecamp

TRUCKEE, Calif. – With more than 30 million new users in just the past year, SketchUp continues to call on the expertise of longtime Truckee architect Nick Sonder. Google featured Sonder’s work using SketchUp at the Americ Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee architect presents at SketchUp BasecampNovember, 28 2012 5:05 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

No Amgen Tour for Sierra Nevada in 2013

For the second year in a row, Lake Tahoe will not be along the route of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, an annual week-long Tour de France-style cycling road race across the Golden State.Twelve cities in the Bay Area and in South Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunNo Amgen Tour for Sierra Nevada in 2013November, 28 2012 12:13 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Dining announcements | Foodie news you can use

Editor’s note: Submit your dining news to aedgett@sierrasun.com, subject, dining. You may include health tips, events, gluten-free recipes, whatever fires you up. Please include the 5ws: who, what, when, where and contact inform Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunDining announcements | Foodie news you can useNovember, 27 2012 3:48 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Study: Low snow years on rise in North America

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – Predicting how much snow will fall at Lake Tahoe is a long-held pastime of skiers, professional weather watchers, resort operators and barstool meteorologists alike.And the safe bet for precipitation pundits in Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunStudy: Low snow years on rise in North AmericaNovember, 27 2012 6:04 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

‘Giving back’ inspires Todd Lemma

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Thank you Truckee for helping me reach my goal of collecting more than 50glasses to donate to One Sight, an organization that repairs unwantedglasses and delivers them to people in need. This started out as Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun‘Giving back’ inspires Todd LemmaNovember, 26 2012 6:19 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Congratulations Kimberlee Grosjean, a contestant for the Miss California USA 2013 Pageant

TRUCKEE, Calif. – My daughter Kimi Grosjean has been chosen to run in the 2013 Donald Trump Miss California USA pageant to be held in Pasadena on Jan. 11 and 12. Kimi is a 2012 graduate of Truckee High. She is now attending Pi Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunCongratulations Kimberlee Grosjean, a contestant for the Miss California USA 2013 PageantNovember, 26 2012 5:21 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »