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Along with nicer weather, vintage car season is here

May 3, 2018 — Living on Foothill Road in the spring and summer can be like having box seats at a classic car show. We see vintage cars cruising up and down throughout the day on their way to Genoa or heading south to Kingsbury for Lake Tahoe. Although

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Lei making for high school grads

May 3, 2018 — Rick and Davelyn Miyashiro open their home on June 6 at 6 p.m. to make leis for graduating seniors from all area schools. Anyone wanting to make a lei for a local graduating senior is invited to attend. Hawaiian leis are given as a way

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Dinner for six

April 29, 2018 — Martha Zimet, Kay Flaxa and Ruth Ifversen arrive in shiny red automobiles. Georgia Fulstone arrives in a pearl white Lexus, a vehicle I dearly covet. Although the vehicle color ratio is lopsided, it's of no concern. What gives me true concern is the five to

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Janet Jackson joins summer concert series lineup

April 28, 2018 — Pop sensation Janet Jackson is headed to Tahoe. On Aug. 10, the performer's State of the World Tour takes over the Harveys Outdoor Arena stage in Stateline as part of the 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series. "The outing will showcase some of the legendary

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R-C aircraft club flying high

April 26, 2018 — Sierra Sagebrush Flyers, Inc., is the Academy of Model Aeronautics Club No. 2649 Region. It is a nonprofit group of radio-controlled model airplane flying enthusiasts who meet at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at club president Jim Kelso's home in Minden.

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Return of the Minden Jedi

April 26, 2018 — What started as a ridiculous pun has evolved in the most important day on the "Star Wars" fan calendar. Every year on May 4, Star Wars fans everywhere celebrate the franchise by wishing each other a galaxy far, far away-themed greeting: "May the fourth be

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Ice Cube performing on South Shore

April 20, 2018 — Legendary rapper and hip-hop icon Ice Cube will perform in Stateline Saturday, Aug. 4, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe announced this past week. The performance, which will start with openers Everlast and Beastie Boys DJ Mix Master Mike, is the headline show in

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Healthy, happy lawns

April 17, 2018 — It's mid-April and lawns are starting to green up. I forgot to do my fall fertilization in October and the grass really needs a boost. There are weeds, especially clover, invading thinner areas of the lawn. Weed invasion indicates a weak turf, which can result

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Carson Valley Pops plays Piper’s

April 17, 2018 — C.J. Birch will conduct the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra 3 p.m. Saturday at Piper's Opera House in Virginia City. Some of the musical selections will include "Jesus Christ Superstar," "Cats", "Ol' Blue Eyes" and "Guys and Dolls." "We are also fortunate to have a repeat

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ESL program needs volunteers to meet demand

April 3, 2018 — Every adult has the right to literacy, and with Florence G. Phillips' ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada, that's possible. The ESL In-Home Program is an all-volunteer based program in Carson, Washoe, Douglas, Lyon and Churchill counties. It provides a free way for adult immigrants

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Tahoe Brewfest returns this summer, tickets on sale now

April 2, 2018 — One of the hottest events from last summer will make its way back to South Shore for a second year come Saturday, June 2. On that day, Tahoe Brewfest will completely transform its new venue — Heavenly's California Lodge — filling it with roughly 30

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Remember When

March 13, 2018 — 120 YEARS AGO March, 11 1898 Douglas County suffered a great deal of severe unreasoned and unreasonable criticism for the failure of the Grand Jury to indict the men who lynched Adam Uber, claiming that the score of economy was no excuse. 100 YEARS AGO

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Long ride for teeth and tamales

February 26, 2018 — The battle of Armageddon is raging on Interstate 15 in San Diego. Six lanes of cars traveling in either direction, cut in and out, snapping like hounds at each other. The violence is horrendous. Drivers are so upset with each other, Valentine's day has been

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Spotlight for Feb. 23

February 24, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Grandma's Gold Mine. The Douglas County Historical Society presents a classic old-style comic melodrama, "Grandma's Gold Mine" or "The Lady With the Silver Dollar Hair" Today-Sunday, Cost, $15 to $30. Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 US Highway 395 North, Gardnerville or 782-2555.

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Metal band Soulfly headlines Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

February 24, 2018 — Metal music takes over Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday as Arizona-based Soulfly performs the entirety of Nailbomb's 1994 album (and the band's sole project) "Point Blank." Soulfly's vocalist and rhythm guitarist Max Cavalera — who began the band in 1997 after his side

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Melodrama opens Friday night

February 20, 2018 — Tickets might be as scarce as historical accuracy for this weekend's performance of "Grandma's Gold Mine" or "The Lady With the Silver Dollar Hair," presented by the Douglas County Historical Society. Historical Society President Dennis Little said the melodrama, which opens tonight at the Carson

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Spotlight for Feb. 9

February 13, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Crab & Tri-tip. The Carson Valley Sertoma Club's 9th annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Tri-Tip Dinner is 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Cost, $45 per adult and $25 for kids under 12. Tickets and information,

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Artist hikes in Sierra Nevada to paint landscapes firsthand

February 5, 2018 — Clouds enshroud the peak of Mount Tallac as Charles Muench sets up his easel at the edge of Fallen Leaf Lake. After trekking through a light dusting of snow, the painter settles on a view of the iconic mountaintop from a beach with small waves

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Chesney, Stapleton join summer concert series

January 31, 2018 — Harveys Lake Tahoe has announced the next artists headlining the 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series: country stars Kenny Chesney and Chris Stapleton. Chesney will perform with opener Old Dominion on July 3. The show is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. The headliner is

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What is hip? Stateline this weekend

January 31, 2018 — Iconic soul and funk band Tower of Power is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, and is making two tour stops on South Shore to commemorate the occasion. On Friday and Saturday the ensemble performs at Stateline's MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa at 8 p.m.

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