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2014-10-06 23:08:30

Dave Duffield, Eco-Tourism and the Bonanza Fan Club all share a common thread. Their paths meet on a famous piece of property, rich with historic artifacts called Ponderosa Ranch located above the North East shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The 550-acre ranch was purchased in 2004 by Workday founder and PeopleSoft co-founder Dave Duffield. The ranch was the staged backdrop for the Bonanza TV series and Ponderosa...

2014-09-03 23:08:17

Local Businesses build the New 60ft Lucky Long Bar at the Siena Reno, NV (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV proudly announced the opening of new Lucky Long Bar located on the casino floor inside the Siena. The Lucky Long Bar is undergoing finishing touches and the official Grand Opening will take place on September 4th from 4pm to 7pm. The Lucky Long Bar will be Reno’s longest Casino Bar spanning over 60ft and featuring 27 multigame video poker machines...

2014-08-05 16:22:19

Musicians, Aerialists and Dancers perform against stunning Lake Tahoe backdrop during North Lake Tahoe Art Month TRUCKEE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award winning performers from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, Reno and Tahoe will grace the stage for Trails and Vistas World Concert at Sand Harbor State Park at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 6. The World Concert, an original blend of diverse musicians, aerialists and dancers, is produced by Trails and Vistas, a Truckee, CA-based...

Earthquake Engineering Lab
2014-07-18 03:00:07

Mike Wolterbeek, University of Nevada, Reno A 70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survived a series of earthquakes in the first multiple-shake-table experiment in the University of Nevada, Reno's new Earthquake Engineering Lab, the newest addition to the world-renowned earthquake/seismic engineering facility. [ Watch the Video: 52-Ton Bridge Shakes Violently At University Of Nevada, Reno Earthquake Engineering Lab ] "It was a complete success. The bridge withstood the design...

2014-06-25 08:21:49

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), is upping the ante when it comes to best in show competitions. Held in downtown Reno, the Barrett-Jackson Cup is back for the 2(nd) Annual Hot August Nights Auction, July 31-Aug. 2, with a prize purse north of $100,000 and growing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121385 With the help of generous sponsors like General Motors, Ford, Sherwin Williams,...

2014-06-18 23:11:47

Record Setter Adam Bradley to Begin Hiking Three Iconic American Trails in June while Collecting Wildlife Data for the University of California at Davis Reno, Nev. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Long-distance eco-adventurer Adam Bradley, who set the 2009 Pacific Crest Trail unsupported shared speed record, is attempting to be the first person to connect the three major wilderness trails in the United States, and the terrain between, using only his own power. The 15,674-mile route transits 35...

2014-06-05 23:10:20

David Stern Brings Food Expertise to the Whitewater at Siena Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV proudly announced the release of their new Whitewater Dining and Spirits menu. Whitewater will now feature an original local dining experience with New American Cuisine menu items crafted by well-accomplished Reno Chef, David Stern of Sodo Restaurant and Bar and Charlie Palmer. Under the guidance of Stern, the Siena now provides menu items as unique as their...

2014-06-04 23:14:08

John Volek served as NATYCAA’s President from 2010-11 and retired as AD at Sierra College in 2011 after eight years at the helm. He was also named the Under Armour Athletic Director of the year in 2011. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 John Volek, who led Sierra College to national athletic prominence in the 2000’s, will be inducted into the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators(NATYCAA) Hall of Fame Monday, June 9, at the NATYCAA Convention in Orlando, FL....

2014-05-19 23:07:34

Siena Partnership Brings Johnny Rockets to Downtown Reno Riverwalk District Reno, NV (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV proudly announced today that Johnny Rockets will be opening on May 19th inside the family owned riverfront property. Johnny Rockets, home of the Original Hamburger and world renowned classic Americana dining, will be serving up all signature items of the iconic chain. The corporate-owned location will be the second location in Reno, NV and the...

2014-04-15 12:28:52

Truckee, California's most talked about autumn event announces seven featured haunts for Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17, 2014 TRUCKEE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests will take to the streets of historic downtown Truckee for an adults-only Historical Haunted Tour on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17, 2014. With seven featured haunts and more than two-dozen outstanding performers, this year's tour, the fifth ever, uncovers stories long untold for...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin