Lake Tahoe Information: Blog

Lake Tahoe combines the bustling tourist destination scene with the chill mountain escape atmosphere, and nothing covers the array of the area’s information quite like Lake Tahoe This Week’s News and Blogs. Our blog is like that local friend who’s your source of Lake Tahoe information, who knows all the ins and outs of the area and will steer you toward the fun. Shanie Matthews, longtime Lake Tahoe local, is your insider guide who’s ready to share her tips and pointers to fun Lake Tahoe activities. Residents and visitors alike can use this Lake Tahoe information to stay up to date on the hottest of the happenings, whether it’s spring, summer, fall or winter! Want a review of recent festivals? Which Lake Tahoe activities are the locals most anticipating? How’d competitors do in the most recent athletic events? Where you can have a wild night? What about a low-key one? Shanie keeps you informed and answers all your questions with the Lake Tahoe This Week Blog.

Stay updated on the biggest events of the season and discover obscure attractions that guarantee an amazing time. As you relay this Lake Tahoe information to your crew, your friends and family may start to wonder just how you possibly know so much about the area. Shanie will help make you a guru on where to find awesome events that’ll add a memorable touch to your vacation or a midweek pick me up. Past and present blog posts can give you a feel for the Lake Tahoe area, the events and the types of people you can find there. Check in regularly with Lake Tahoe This Week Blog to keep up with the latest excitement.

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Tighter COVID Protocols Implemented on California Side of Tahoe as of November 17, 2020

By R. Keith Rugg | Tuesday, November 17, 2020
As of Tuesday, November 17, California is placing many of the state’s counties at the purple – the most restrictive – tier in terms of COVID-19 regulations. This impacts El Dorado County, Placer County and Nevada County, which means that practically all of the Tahoe region in California, including Donner Lake, Truckee... Read More

5 Things You Need to Know Now in Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Lake Tahoe is going through its own twists and turns as we wind through 2020. With fires, pandemics and limited access to outdoor adventures, this is a year when staying up-to-date on the ever-occuring changes is in one's best interest.  To help, here are five tidbits of information that are important to know if you... Read More

Become a Lake Tahoe Ambassador

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Do you want to represent Lake Tahoe and all of the beauty that she offers? The community of Lake Tahoe is looking for ambassadors to assist in educating visitors about destination stewardship, litter control and natural conservation. Placer County as well as local businesses created this exclusive ambassador program... Read More

6 Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Lake Tahoe is a place that captures the heart. Its beauty, the clean air and the thriving natural habitat are all reasons that this place is special for so many people. But there is another side to this picturesque area. There are secrets that hide in these mountains. Some are shocking. Some are heartwarming. Some are... Read More
view of emerald bay

For COVID-19 Safety Protocols at Tahoe, September Brings More of the Same

By R. Keith Rugg | Wednesday, September 2, 2020
The area we know as greater Tahoe stretches from Truckee in the north to Alpine County in the south, including a number of counties in both California and Nevada. Despite earlier steps taken to ease business restrictions, none of the communities around the lake are back to any sort standards that would have been... Read More

Living in Lake Tahoe: Holly Verbeck and Chef Grog of Hey Chef!

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, August 25, 2020
One of the best ways that we can proactively participate in our own well-being is by nourishing ourselves with wholesome meals that are made with love. Meals that are shared and appreciated with loved ones support not only our own vitality, but also the health of our relationships. Sometimes, though, creating... Read More