Big Life Local Sean Field launches Off Road Tahoe, North Lake Tahoe’s only full-service, guided off-road adventure tour company permitted by the US Forest Service to operate in the Tahoe National Forest. Tours specialize in getting guests off the main roads, away from the crowds and into the backcountry for an exhilarating adventure. They guide, you drive – in private, top-of-the-line Can-Am Commander 1000 cc side-by-sides,
Big Life Locals Russell Kobayashi and Charles Slusher launch Mountain Lion Home Management & Concierge, a high-end property management company, is now serving luxury homeowners in the Truckee Tahoe area. Russell Kobayashi and Charles Slusher aim to fill a need to provide the highest level of service in home management. They pride themselves on handling every detail of home ownership and vacation planning.
Melba & Hazel is the best source for fresh gourmet dog treats in the Lake Tahoe region. Owner Joel Scott White started making dog treats because one of their dogs, Melba, is allergic to many of the ingredients typically used in dog food and dog treats. Each of their four products start with raw meat, poultry or fish that was intended for consumption by humans,
Big life local Standteiner family celebrates 50 Years of forging metal at Mountain Forge, a family owned operated blacksmith shop in Truckee. It all began when Hans Standteiner opened a small blacksmith shop on the banks of the Truckee River in the late 1960s. His sons, Anton “Toni” and Hansi, have since taken over the business and built a state-of-the-art workshop of their own construction and design.
Develop a hospitality career with MasterCorp at The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Drawing from 35 years in the hospitality industry, MasterCorp is a premier provider of hospitality services. MasterCorp’s mission is to consistently set the standard for the hospitality services industry as they are growing in many areas of the country and are currently hiring for The Ritz Carlton,
Big Life Local Alex Tolger creates a shared kitchen space called Kitchen Collab, Tahoe – Truckee’s only commissary kitchen! Their building includes shared office space, a 2000 sq. ft. kitchen facility, a conference/ private dining room, and a large drive bay that can transform into event space. While working for five years as Chef at Drunken Monkey and one year at FiftyFifty Brewing Company,
Big Life Local Erica Farrell opens stylish children’s clothing store Jack + Emmy in historic downtown. Inspired by her children, a passion for fashion and life in the casual, California-cool Tahoe region, Erica Farrell opened Jack + Emmy – named for her two children. Jack + Emmy brings comfortable, stylish and well-made children’s clothing and accessories to Truckee and little ones everywhere. The Jack + Emmy aesthetic is modern and whimsical.
Big Life Local Attorneys’ at Incline Law Group provide legal clarity. Their transparent approach to delivering legal services is designed to get beneath the surface of the matter in order to minimize surprises and maximize their clients’ outcomes. Founded in 1973 by John C. Rogers, Incline Law Group has earned a reputation for professionalism, discretion, honesty, diligence and positive results. The attorneys are licensed in Nevada and California and have been providing legal clarity in the areas of real estate/real property;
Big Life Local Tammy Cornelison is changing the Lives of job seekers at Golden Sierra Job Training Agency since 1983. Initially serving five counties, Golden Sierra refined their service area to Placer, El Dorado, and Alpine Counties. Over Golden Sierra’s 30 year history, the agency has invested more than $120 million in the region’s youth, adults, dislocated workers, and businesses. These investments keep youth in school and improve their skills,
Big Life Local Francine Tone helps business owners regain life-work balance at Francine Tone & Associates LLC. Francine’s passion for skiing brought her to Truckee, but she stays because she loves the region and all it offers. With Tahoe as her base, she became a full certified ski instructor, a ski school staff trainer, a podium-finishing SUP paddleboard racer and scuba divemaster.