In this video see how the Tahoe Donner Association makes Truckee their “Base Camp for a Big Life.” Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.
Nothing quite satisfy’s the palette on a warm summer day than like the taste of watermelon. Moody’s Bistro chef William Burns shares with us a delicious salad recipe that takes the experience of eating watermelon up to the next level. In this recipe, Chef Burns combines delectable ingredients of pea shoots, pea pesto, Marcona almonds, feta, and mint. Try this combination at home for a family and friend summer barbecue gathering.
Summer in Truckee means early morning paddling on Donner Lake, mountain bike rides and pump track sessions. Donner train tunnel hikes and rock climbing, floating the river and hanging out in downtown. In my mind, a cold beer or a great glass of wine is the perfect pairing to all of those activities, and a great way to end a day spent with family and friends outdoors.
- Each year Truckee Fire personnel teach over 375 students American Heart Association CPR and First Aid.
- Truckee Fire personnel attend over 35 community special events each year to distribute fire safety materials and provide EMS services.
- Firefighters taught fire safety classes to four different schools of K-3rd grade, with a total of around 770 students last year.
A Need and a Vision
Seven years ago, the Tahoe Silicon Mountain founding members saw a need. In Silicon Valley, professional networking opportunities are ubiquitous. Many people move from Silicon Valley to Truckee to work remotely, and many more regularly visit or own homes in Truckee. But, there wasn’t a place for people to gather to discuss technology or the opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs in Truckee,
- RECRUIT: Discover qualified interns and employees
Students with diverse skills and career goals are enrolled at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee. Strong business, accounting, EMT, Mechatronics, Administration of Justice and early childhood education programs as well as transfer pathways translate to an educated group of local applicants to interview.
Straightforward opportunities exist for employers to connect with students and alumni. For example,
When planning your Truckee lodging, you’ll want to keep a couple factors in mind: proximity to the resort you’re planning to ski or ride, price point, and perhaps most importantly—availability. Holiday weekends (and really the entire winter season in general) book fast, so it’s important to reserve your stay as soon as you know the dates you’ll be traveling. Better yet, try a Sunday-Thursday stay and get the best rates;
We get it—skiing should be fun. According to the National Ski Areas Association, 83 percent of people who try skiing for the first time are unlikely to do it again. If that sounds like you, but you want to enjoy the snow, there are still plenty of winter activities in Truckee that will have everyone jealous of your wintry escape.
If there’s one thing Truckee locals know how to do, it’s après! In truth, you really can’t go wrong anywhere, but I’ve come up with a list of some of my all-time favorite spots. It’s entirely likely you’ll see me sitting at the barstool across from you at one of the below establishments—make sure to say hello!
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
We’re proud of our local brewery scene,
Vacation Renting? Five Ways To Be A Good “Local” Neighbor
Ski season is in full swing, and big storms can attract a ton of excited visitors to Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Whether you’re a savvy vacation home renter, have never rented a private home before, or have dabbled in renting (with some success, some not) there are FIVE THINGS to know about staying in a private residence versus a hotel,