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

The Made in Tahoe Festival at Squaw Valley Goes Virtual

By Shanie Matthews | Wednesday, May 20, 2020
A festival that has gained adoration with its yearly presence, the annual Made in Tahoe Festival is an event that locals and visitors greatly look forward to. Where else can you find one-of-a-kind treasures that will be admired for a lifetime? Or watch live musicians play their hearts out to tunes dedicated to Lake... Read More

Community Update From Tahoe Forest Health System President and CEO Harry Weis

By Jody Poe | Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Tahoe Forest Health System (TFHS) prepares for a carefully phased re-opening of hospitals, clinics and outpatient services in Truckee, Incline Village and Tahoe City. Click here for more info
Table with plates of food

Confronting Food Insecurity during COVID-19

By R. Keith Rugg | Saturday, May 2, 2020
In an economy that is based heavily on tourism, food insecurity can be an issue for a portion of the population in even the best of times. A large portion of the workforce earns low wages in an area known for extraordinarily high housing costs, leaving little money remaining for other necessities such as healthy meals... Read More
Lines of packaged meals ready for delivery

New Organization Benefits Incline Residents, Restaurants

By R. Keith Rugg | Saturday, May 2, 2020
One reason that the COVID-19 pandemic has been so devastating is that it causes hardships across the community. The efforts being made to maintain and protect people’s health have impacted the economy and the business sector, which in turn exacerbates the situation of anyone struggling to put enough food on the plate... Read More
Lake Tahoe seen from rocky shore

Local Tahoe Pandemic Updates

By R. Keith Rugg | Saturday, April 18, 2020
There is, as the old saying goes, bad news and good news. The bad news is that the Forest Service has had to shut down a number of recreation areas on the South Shore. The good news is that our Tahoe community continues to rally and come together to help one another in these trying times. Photo at left: Pixabay.... Read More