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The Holidays: Nobody Does it Like Northstar — by Nick Cisik

This month, over the weekend of November 16th, Northstar will kick the season off by hosting its Welcome to Winter celebration. This will include family sleigh rides, complimentary family photos, face painting, holiday sales, and interactive balance demonstrations with the Burton Academy. This action-packed weekend will be one not soon forgotten. Then, on the 29th, the first official Silent Night will be held at the Village ice-skating rink. Skates will be available to rent as well as headphones. Skaters can listen to that evening’s Christmas movie projected on the big outdoor screen. Participants will also have the option of switching over to a station playing a selection of timeless holiday tunes. Ice-skating while listening to Bing Crosby’s rendition of Silent Night? That’s a fine recipe for merrymaking.

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Progressive Education Seeks to Inspire, Embrace, and Empower—by Nick Cisik

In response to what some have come to view as a deeply flawed system, we are now seeing an increase in the number of schools offering an alternative to traditional modes of early education. No region of the country seems more aligned with this education reform than Northern California.

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Truckee Celebrates Oktoberfest 2018—by Nick Cisik

The craft beer movement has been going strong in the United States for well over a decade now, so much so that even the smallest and most remote of towns seems to contain within its modest boundaries a local brewery. Here in Truckee, California, at least two independent breweries have popped up within the past year and the one leading the charge, Alibi Ale Works, will be hosting its own Oktoberfest this weekend.

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The 33rd Annual Food & Wine Festival Hits Northstar

This weekend, the 33rd annual Food & Wine Festival will once again be held at the resort at Northstar and the array of activities and offerings are as hearty as ever. With some of the regions most renowned winemakers and chefs taking up residency over the next three days, any foodie would surely cook his own goose by not attending.

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Interbike Takes Over Northstar for 3-Day Free-Ride Cycle Festival

Beginning Friday, September 14th at Northstar Resort in Truckee, California, lifts will open as the Interbike Northstar Free-Ride Festival gets underway.

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The Signature Home Collection at Old Greenwood Unveiling & Luncheon

This past Thursday, August 9th, the Truckee/Tahoe Realtor community came out to participate in the unveiling of Old Greenwood’s latest development project, the Signature Home Collection.

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New Luxury Real Estate Development Launches at Old Greenwood

In partnership with Paradigm 8, luxury real estate firm Carr Long Real Estate launches the new development, to be called the Signature Home Collection at Old Greenwood. This multi-year, real estate project will feature luxury mountain homes with property prices starting at $1.565 million.

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Future Minds Found(ed) in Truckee at Tahoe Expedition Academy—by Nick Cisik

A select group of students from Truckee’s own Tahoe Expedition Academy had the privilege recently to meet with a visiting youth council from Conwy, Wales. The goal of this summit was to share ideas surrounding the two countrys’ political systems and the role of today’s youth in shaping the governments of tomorrow.

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The Summer Sounds of July 4th: A Sip, Sit, and Snack Breakdown of All the Live Music Being Played Around Lake Tahoe & Truckee

Summer is here and that means different things to different people. For many, a big part of summer entails the unfolding of lawn chairs, the opening of coolers full of ice cold beer, wine, or soda, and the opening of ears, allowing for the sweet sounds of live music to serenade the senses.

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Why Webber Lake Should Be Your First Stop This Summer in Tahoe — by Nick Cisik

No one can deny that summertime in Tahoe is a bringer of pleasure. Each year, after the ski resorts close and the temperatures start their gradual climb up from the blue depths of wintertime frigidity, the snow-capped peaks of the Sierras begin to defrost, releasing their rushing streams of ice cold water.

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