Tag: Lake Tahoe
‘Hippie’ snowboarder conquers course that got the better of one competitor after another.
Update Wednesday Aug. 28: Latest air quality and smoke information here. Update Monday, Aug. 26: From the local website MyMotherLode: The Tuolumne County Air Pollution Control District has extended the Air Quality Alert for Tuolumne County due to smoke impacts from the Rim Fire. The Air Quality Alert is now in effect until 12 PM on […]
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Witnesses say a three-story yacht that recently sold for $3.2 million sunk in a Lake Tahoe marina. It’s not clear what sent the 86-foot Sierra Rose vessel underwater at the Tahoe Keys Marina by Monday morning, although neighbors report hearing the sound of tearing metal Sunday night. Witness Heather […]
Over the last 15 years, more than a billion dollars has been spent to protect Lake Tahoe’s clear waters from runoff and erosion. Now, new threats to lake’s clarity are emerging, just as restoration funding is drying up. Researchers from UC Davis are hot on the trail of one of those threats. On a recent […]
Update, 2:25 p.m.: Here’s the official statement from the tour people, complete with Levi Leipheimer’s statement to the crowd at the start line: Due to extreme weather conditions and potentially unsafe roads, Stage 1 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California was cancelled just before the riders, who were lined up at the start, were […]