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2010-02-23 10:01:00

VAIL, Colorado, February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- During Spring Break many students hit the slopes for a much needed break from studying.

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2009-04-30 08:46:23

A wolverine first photographed by a remote-controlled camera on the Tahoe National Forest in February 2008 is most closely related to Rocky Mountain populations, according to a team of 10 federal, state and university scientists.

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2009-04-30 08:25:00

Two newly published papers provide a deeper look at earthquake vulnerability for the Lake Tahoe region.

2009-04-29 07:15:00

REEDSPORT, Ore., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- After a highly successful first year, the second season of Oregon boat rentals for water sports fun has begun at Loon Lake Watersports - http://www.loonlakerv.com/oregon-boat-jet-ski-rentals.html. "Demand was so strong last season that Loon Lake Watersports added another pontoon boat and jet ski rental," Jeff Schweiterman, the manager for Loon Lake Watersports, noted.

2009-03-10 11:17:00

The nation's first travel site to focus exclusively on discount lift tickets expands opportunities for local residents and tourists to hit the slopes in Lake Tahoe SAN FRANCISCO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Liftopia.com, the online resource for skiers and riders to purchase discount lift tickets, announced today new partnerships with several of Lake Tahoe's leading ski resorts including Alpine Meadows, Sierra-at-Tahoe, Mt.

2009-03-02 19:26:59

Officials overseeing the culinary arts program at California's El Dorado County jail said 36 prisoners have so far completed the cooking classes. The program, which the 158-bed jail and Lake Tahoe Community College have operated since 2007, has resulted in baked goods that won 20 ribbons and one best of show at the El Dorado County Fair, The Sacramento Bee reported Monday. Sheriff's Lt.

2008-08-22 21:00:14

Take a hike at El Dorado Nature Center on Saturday. From 7 to 9 p.m. and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature on a night walk with a naturalist. The cost is $3 per person. The center is at 7550 E. Spring St. Long Beach. For information, call 562-570-1745.

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--El Dorado County became the first jurisdiction to endorse a regional fee program to help fund transportation projects in the Highway 50 corridor.

2008-07-31 09:00:47

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--An annual event designed to bring neighborhoods to- gether to fight crime also will allow residents to get better acquainted with local history and community services, all amid a party atmosphere.

2008-07-24 06:00:33

By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 24--The panel that oversees distribution of transportation dollars in El Dorado County has agreed to study changing its membership to better represent the county's largest communities.


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