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  • The North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation keeps Judaism alive in Tahoe.

  • Information and Graph courtesy of Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe

    The love-the-animals organization is getting it right in the human world with a slew of fundraising festivals and events.

  • Kira Yannetta

    I recently took a trip to San Francisco with the intention of visiting my favorite café to do some research for this installation of Java Jabber. When I reached the busy corner of Lincoln and 9th Avenues I found that Pacific Catch had replaced my beloved Canvas Gallery.

  • Ann-Marie Weber

    Java Jabber
    In search of something community-minded, Java Jabber's Kira Yanetta finds it in digital photography.

  • Kira Yannetta

    Miller is an extraordinary person who came into my life after I’d asked the Universe to send me a teacher who would help me gain some clarity.

  • My favorite Christmas memory is about 'Mr. Christmas,' my older brother, Tommy. He always left his shopping and wrapping until the last possible minute.

  • Kira Yannetta

    Java Jabber

  • Kira Yannetta

    Java Jabber
    I asked several Truckee locals the question, 'During this season of gratitude and giving, what you do to give, or to give back to our community?'

  • Bill Maher’s 'Religulous' made me take a good look at my own beliefs.

  • Kira Yannetta

    Java Jabber
    Construction workers, damp and bedraggled, found their way in to the café and helped themselves to some hot coffee. They sat at a table clutching their cups, allowing the steam to thaw out their faces, and stared into space. It is a decidedly different scene than the one on a summer afternoon when I ate a delicious turkey sandwich at a picnic table outside, planes landing and taking off every few minutes, people enjoying their lunch breaks in the sunshine and groups of pilots re-fueling for their next flights.


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February 14, 2019