150 years ago, on May 10, 1869, the Transcontinental Railroad was completed, forever changing the landscape of the Truckee-Donner Summit area. This sesquicentennial of the Transcontinental Railroad marks the spanning of the continent with rails and a revolution to this area and the country. The railroad brought both freight and travelers to Truckee, helped create our local lumber and ice industries, and brought writers and artists to capture the beauty of the area.
Unaffordable housing is a problem for cities all across the western region of the United States. Addressing affordable housing is a top priority for the Town of Truckee, Nevada and Placer Counties who came together last year as partners in the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee (MHC). The Council includes over twenty-five additional partners including regional special districts, nonprofits organizations, businesses,
Once again this year, the Town of Truckee in partnership with the Truckee Tahoe Airport District, Truckee TBID, and the TNT/TMA, will be providing FREE and convenient shuttles traveling to and from Downtown Truckee between 8:00 a.m.
Explore everything that Truckee has to offer with the 2018 – 2019 Official Truckee Visitors Guide! Learn about Truckee’s annual fun events. See our list of many fun hiking and biking trails. Read our guide to local craft beer plus where to dine! Discover why the stars shine brighter in Truckee. Check out the 20-mile Museum, Donner Memorial Bridge, and richen your historic knowledge along the scenic and breathtaking Old California Highway 40.
Tahoe Truckee School of Music
Ben “Jammin” Martin loves teaching people who think they have no musical talent. The Founder and Director of Tahoe Truckee School of Music, Ben has performed with legends Kenny Loggins and Mike Love of the Beach Boys. He currently plays acoustic guitar in the After Eights, bass guitar with the Emily Tessmer Band and acoustic guitar with Angele and the Wildwood Band.
Kitchen Collab, the first and only member-based commercial kitchen ‘makerspace’ is now open in Truckee, California. Membership offers affordable 24/7 access to workspace, equipment and steward services. Designed to help small culinary businesses grow and thrive, Kitchen Collab provides a collaborative atmosphere where like-minded culinary professionals can collaborate on everything from pop-up dinners and staffing, to accessing wholesale pricing from a variety of local,
Since the mid-1800s, Truckee has been known for its scenic beauty and mountain culture – attracting industrious, hardy, (sometimes ornery…) yet always fun and adventurous souls with a passion for the outdoors. Our creative culture is the backbone that keeps Truckee an authentic mountain town. View the Truckee Cultural District Brochure to learn more and see the district map. Learn more at www.truckeeculturaldistrict.com.
The world of communications is constantly changing – and at a rapid pace. Infobesity, or information overload, is an epidemic plaguing society and the business world. How do you get your message heard and through which medium? Where and how are Truckee locals getting their information? How do community organizations and institutions get important community information out to their constituents?
On June 12th,
FIRST TO ARRIVE, FIRST TO ENTER
A FREE New Orleans-inspired spring event, the TRUCKEE CRAW THAW Music Festival will bring a diverse lineup of American roots-inspired musicians, cajun cuisine and family fun to historic downtown Truckee, California April 27 & 28, 2018. To learn more visit www.truckeecrawthaw.com. RSVP ticket is no longer requested. RSVP ticket provides free entry but does not guarantee entry at the time of arrival: first to arrive,
Behind the Scenes with the Creators
We catch up with the Tiny Truckee video creators Lloyd Garden of Drone Promotions and Chris Bartkowski of Generikal Design. Their video caught the attention of many in the Tahoe region, nation, and globally on social media with it’s a day in the life portrayal of a miniature Truckee California, a town that truly resembles that of a toy community.