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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Emerald Bay seen from the East

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

Music On The Beach Goes Virtual

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, June 16, 2020
One of the greatest aspects of summertime in Lake Tahoe is the opportunity to enjoy fantastic live music outdoors in a beautiful setting. With the COVID-19 situation still active, one would think that maybe this favorite activity is lost, but thanks to the organizers of Music on the Beach, this is not the case. Now... Read More
Plates on table at nice restaurant,

COVID Restrictions Begin to Align Throughout Tahoe

By R. Keith Rugg | Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The Tahoe region covers an area that crosses county lines and even state lines, with plenty of federally administrated lands scattered throughout. But we are finally moving into a time in which many of the COVID-19 recovery regulations are beginning to standardize across regulatory jurisdictions. Photo at left:... Read More
View of Mt. Tallac across the water of Lake Tahoe

COVID Restrictions in Close Alignment Throughout Tahoe as of July 9, 2020

By R. Keith Rugg | Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The Tahoe region covers an area that crosses county lines and even state lines, with plenty of federally administered lands scattered throughout. But we are finally moving into a time in which many of the COVID-19 recovery regulations are beginning to standardize across regulatory jurisdictions. The list of businesses... Read More

Lake Tahoe Reopens for Fishing

By Shanie Matthews | Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Obviously the jewel of our area is Lake Tahoe. When her shores are closed and we aren't able to access her, as was the case the last month or so, it creates a deep sense of sadness in all who enjoy her.  That is why there was a collective cheer amongst the community when we recently learned that Lake Tahoe is... Read More
tahoe beach with mountains in background

May Gives Way to June for Tahoe Reopening

By R. Keith Rugg | Thursday, May 28, 2020
As we move into June, the Tahoe region will see more and more businesses reopening to serve their customer base. The fact that the lake, the basin and the neighboring communities fall under several different regulatory jurisdictions means that this reopening will not be uniform throughout the area. As in much of the... Read More