Authentic Mountain Town

Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

In the video below 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 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.

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Summer Watermelon Salad Recipe

Summer Watermelon Salad Recipe

Nothing quite satisfies the palette on a warm summer day 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 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 friends summer barbecue gathering.

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Last Call: Truckee’s Taproom Tour

Last Call: Truckee’s Taproom Tour

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.

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Truckee Fire + Police

Truckee Fire + Police

  1. Each year Truckee Fire personnel teach over 375 students American Heart Association CPR and First Aid.
  1. Truckee Fire personnel attend over 35 community special events each year to distribute fire safety materials and provide EMS services.
  1. Firefighters taught fire safety classes to four different schools of K-3rd grade, with a total of around 770 students last year.

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Supporting and Growing Truckee’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Supporting and Growing Truckee’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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,

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9 Coziest Hotels & Lodges

9 Coziest Hotels & Lodges

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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How To Enjoy The Snow If You’re Not A Ski Bunny

How To Enjoy The Snow If You’re Not A Ski Bunny

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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A Local’s Guide to Truckee Après

A Local’s Guide to Truckee Après

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

Vacation Renting? Five Ways To Be A Good “Local” Neighbor

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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Truckee: An Authentic Mountain Town

Truckee: An Authentic Mountain Town

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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