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Tessa Mitchell Opens Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaning and Laundry Business

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Tessa Mitchell Opens Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaning and Laundry Business

Truckee VayaClean Eco-Dry Cleaning & Laundry

Tessa Mitchell opens eco-friendly dry cleaning and laundry business. VayaClean Eco-Dry Cleaning & Laundry is now open in Truckee next to Wild Cherries. VayaClean is the finest and most health-conscious, eco-friendly professional dry cleaning and laundry provider in Lake Tahoe. The company prides itself on meticulous fabric care, and is the only cleaner in the basin to use 100% non-toxic, biodegradable solvents, that are Green Business Bureau certified,

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The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge Features California Cuisine with Hawaiian influences

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The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge Features California Cuisine with Hawaiian influences

The Grill at Sawtooth Ridge

The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge features California Cuisine with Hawaiian influences. The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge is located in The Village at Northstar. It’s a full-service, family friendly restaurant. Their seafood-focused menu aims to provide excellent service to bring you and your “ohana” (family) together over delicious, locally prepared dishes.

Locally owned by Jessica Shea and Jonathan Glick, the restaurant is focused on supporting other small businesses.

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Sherwin-Williams Evonna Lintz Gives Expert Paint Service

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Sherwin-Williams Evonna Lintz Gives Expert Paint Service

Truckee Sherwin-Williams Paint Company

Sherwin-Williams Evonna Lintz gives expert paint service. For 150 years, Sherwin-Williams has been an industry leader in the development of technologically advanced paint and coatings. As the nation’s largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies, Sherwin-Williams is dedicated to supporting both do-it-your-selfers and painting professionals with exceptional products; resources to make confident color selections; and expert, personalized service that’s focused on your unique project needs.

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Robert Grossman Launches Sierra CCW Firearms Training Business

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Robert Grossman Launches Sierra CCW Firearms Training Business

Sierra CCW Firearms Training

Robert Grossman launches Sierra CCW Firearms Training business. Sierra CCW Firearms Training offers business professionals and residents firearms training for self-defense. It may be a sensitive subject, but operating a business in the Truckee Tahoe region can leave some people exposed to harm. Founder Robert Grossman, is a California DOJ-Certified CCW instructor, author, and TV personality. He teaches the region’s most complete, scenario-centric, and value-packed state-mandated classes for CCW applicants.

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Pacific Crest Coffee Founded by Ralph Backstrom and Travis Ganong

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Pacific Crest Coffee Founded by Ralph Backstrom and Travis Ganong

Pacific Crest Coffee Ralph Backstrom Travis Ganong

Pacific Crest Coffee founded by Ralph Backstrom and Travis Ganong. Pacific Crest Coffee Company is a coffee roastery and tasting room with grab-and-go foods located in the Pioneer Commerce Center across the street from Full Belly Deli. It was founded by former Freeride World Champion Ralph Backstrom and current U.S. Ski Team member Travis Ganong with a passion to fuel the many adventures the Tahoe-Truckee area has to offer with a delicious and energizing beverage.  

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Nancy O Glass and Gallery Offer Classes in Fused Glass

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Nancy O Glass and Gallery Offer Classes in Fused Glass

NancyO Glass and Gallery

Nancy Oudegeest came to Donner Summit many years ago.  Upon her retirement from teaching, she moved up to Serene Lakes and brought with her a strong desire to explore and create in glass. It soon became evident that there needed to be an outlet for all the work she created so with her husband, the driving force, they built and opened the Nancy O Gallery and Studio this past summer. 

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Katherine Burr and Thomas Engberg Offer Fund Management and Real Estate Expertise

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Katherine Burr and Thomas Engberg Offer Fund Management and Real Estate Expertise

Loja Real Estate LLC

Katherine Burr and Thomas Engberg Offer Fund Management and Real Estate Expertise at Loja Group LLC, a real estate management and operations company formed to acquire retail real estate assets throughout the United States on behalf of investors. They build on the respective 30-year operating and performance track records of Katherine Burr in institutional fund management and Thomas Engberg in commercial retail real estate investment.

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Homewood Mountain Resort’s Community Events & Programs

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Homewood Mountain Resort’s Community Events & Programs

Homewood Mountain Resort

Since 1961, Homewood Mountain Resort has offered skiers a unique experience complimented by unbeatable lake views, distinctive atmosphere and ample powder to be shared. Featuring 1,260 acres, 8 lifts, 67 runs and over 750 acres of guided snowcat-accessible terrain Homewood remains one of Tahoe’s classic family-friendly resorts with an epic peak to shore experience. Being only 280 steps from lift to lake – this is “where the mountains meet the lake”.

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Photographer Lisa Masser Specializes in Creating Interactive Virtual Tours

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Photographer Lisa Masser Specializes in Creating Interactive Virtual Tours

Lisa Masser photographer virtual tours

Photographer Lisa Masser specializes in creating interactive virtual tours for businesses and real estate. Passionate about photography since high school, she obtained a BA in photography and has been the proud owner of her photography business for over ten years. She fell in love with Tahoe after a road trip. She had never seen such beauty and decided this was going to be her home.

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Gateway Mountain Center – Where Youth Learn, Heal, and Thrive

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Gateway Mountain Center – Where Youth Learn, Heal, and Thrive

Gateway Mountain Center

Gateway Mountain Center is where youth of all backgrounds learn, heal, and thrive. With spirited, adventure-learning the staff at Gateway Mountain Center helps youth transform their self-awareness through connections with self, nature and community.  As systems thinkers, the staff understands that connecting with the Life Force heals, inspires, and teaches.

Gateway Mountain Center offers field trips, therapeutic wellness programs and summer camps. A typical field trip integrates their leading-edge Field Studies with Mountain Adventure and/or Wellness curricula.

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