VISIT: Get to know your community college
If you have never been on the Tahoe-Truckee campus and want to educate colleagues and employees about the opportunities available right in Truckee, visit our LEED certified building that was funded through a public bond. Sierra College’s community liaison is available for custom guided tours for you and your staff. Conveniently schedule a tour that lasts no more than 45 minutes during lunchtime or after traditional office hours by contacting Nicole Cheslock (Career Education Liaison,
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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;
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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.
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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,
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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,
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You know the place. It’s home to your favorite, best ever top-to-bottom run, ride or paddle glide. Where the stars and the conditions align and you enter, the zone. Where that certain restaurant chainsaws ice blocks, where that artist forges up-cycled iron, that chef creates farm-to-mountain-top dinners, that entrepreneur brainstorms the next killer App on a chairlift. Where that local kid wins international competitions, training in one of the safest cities in California.
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