The annual Snowbomb ski and board festivals will take place at three Northern California three locations: Santa Clara, San Francisco and Sacramento. Below are the details for the Sacramento event, which takes place Nov. 11-12 at the Cal Expo Center. [caption id="attachment_7180" align="alignright" width="300"] The Sacramento Snowbomb ski and board...Read more
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[caption id="attachment_7176" align="alignright" width="300"] If purchased in California, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric costs approximately $20,300 after rebates, which is quite the savings from a roughly $30,300 price tag.[/caption] Anyone interested in purchasing the all-new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq better be proficient at decision making. That’s required, because the Ioniq...Read more
This is an event all beer lovers should put on their calendar: The 23rd annual Oktoberfest at Camp Richardson Historic Resort and Marina, which takes place Oct. 7-8 in South Lake Tahoe. The kegs will be tapped and the beer will be flowing at beautiful Camp Richardson – www.camprichardson.com/oktoberfest. And more good news – admission and...Read more
There’s only one day left in summer, but it’s already looking like winter, thanks to the first snowfall at Lake Tahoe ski resorts Thursday. Forecasters were calling this an unseasonably cool weather system that could drop 3 to 6 inches of snow along Interstate 80 above 7,000 feet. Up to 8 inches was possible over higher...Read more
A beautiful vehicle with grace and style, the Lexus RX 350 was always a sport utility vehicle almost universally admired by women.Chances are if you saw this midsize SUV on the road during the past two decades, it was almost always driven by a woman. But that trend may be changing since Lexus decided to give...
Following an incredibly long and record-setting season, Mammoth Lakes ski resort had little time to rest for opening day of the 2017-18 ski season – scheduled for Nov. 9 Located along the southeastern Sierra range in California, Mammoth Lakes is coming off a 270-day-long season that broke multiple snowfall records. Lifts will spin again in early...Read more
One day after a busy Labor Day weekend crowd departs, the eloquent Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe resides in relative tranquility, a tremendous respite at its mid-mountain location on Northstar California ski resort. [caption id="attachment_7150" align="alignright" width="300"] Relaxing outdoors near the fire pit area is a popular location for guests any...Read more
Looking for a deal on a new sport utility vehicle that can haul seven people? Cost-conscious car shoppers should give the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander a look because it can be driven off the dealer lot for a very reasonable price.The Outlander starts at $24,500 and even a fairly upscale model that’s loaded with amenities can...
A family-friendly ski resort, Diamond Peak will add one more element to its arsenal for the 2017-18 ski season – a new terrain park. Located in Incline Village, last season Diamond Peak celebrated its 50th anniversary with amazing snow totals and was able to extend skiing and snowboarding into late April. Since opening day in 1966, Diamond...Read more
Following a record-breaking season and its latest closing ever, Squaw Valley ski resort took a brief respite, and began making preparations for the 2017 ski season and its planned Nov. 17 opening – weather permitting. [caption id="attachment_7134" align="alignright" width="300"] The iconic KT-22 chairlift carried quite a few skiers and...Read more
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