Fifty Years Later, Tahoe Still Feels Effects of Squaw Valley...

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The 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley brought new infrastructure to the area and was the start of a year-round tourism economy for Tahoe.

Remembering Truckee’s Masonic Lodge

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Truckee's Masonic Lodge was destroyed in a 1993 propane blast. But the building has a long history.

Tahoe Vista Historic Building Served Food and Letters to Patrons

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A look at the 86-year history of the building that houses Spindleshanks in Tahoe Vista.

The Squaw Valley Mining Bust

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The Squaw Valley gold mining boom that never got off the ground

T.C. Wohlbruck: Prolific Photographer, Donner Museum Proprietor

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During the early 1920s, if you drove past Donner Lake’s east end, chances are you stopped at T.C. Wohlbruck’s canteen service station for a...

Jibboom Street’s Seedy Past

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Marianne Porter’s interview with Dean Schaecher and Christa Finn from The Pour House (see article here) is a reminder of just how far one...

The Rise and Reinvention of the TRPA

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The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is often viewed as an unchanging, bureaucratic regulatory agency. But as the organization most recently demonstrated in a historic...

The Rocking Stone and the Crystal Palace

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Perhaps no piece of Truckee history spans such a wide range of the past as Truckee’s Rocking Stone — a curiously balanced boulder left...

The History of Boca Brewery

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No history of Tahoe is perhaps more curious than that of Boca, a town of 2,500 near the modern-day Boca Dam that once boasted...

Dick Joseph and the beginnings of Tahoe Forest Hospital

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Dick Joseph was just passing through on a train from Sacramento to Colorado in 1917 when he stepped out of the locomotive at its...