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Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe holding Food & Wine Festival

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe will host a fun weekend of unusual events to celebrate the 32nd annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival. [caption id="attachment_7090" align="alignright" width="300"] The 32nd Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival. takes place Sept. 10-12 at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.[/caption]   The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, located mid-mountain at Northstar California, will welcome food enthusiasts to the property on September 8-10, 2017 to celebrate the Food & Wine Festival. The resort will partake in the...
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2017 Ford Fusion: Includes Hybrid model

Proceed with caution when car shopping for a Ford Fusion. There are several versions of the popular midsize sedan and all of them have a good upside.

It didn’t take long for the Ford Fusion to gain popularity. The midsize sedan debuted in 2006 and 11 years later the vehicle is still competing with the heavyweights...
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Greenhorn Creek Resort adds Bocce Ball

Not every golf course is just about golf. At Greenhorn Creek Resort, the people who frequent the Angels Camp facility can now enjoy one more activity: Bocce ball. Bocce ball has struck gold at Greenhorn Creek Resort. Already home to a Robert Trent Jones II championship layout that has served as its centerpiece since 1996, a...
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2017 Kia Sorento has major versatility

Last year’s remodeling effort took the Kia Sorento to a higher level and gave it more credibility among a somewhat crowded group of midsize sport utility vehicles.

Among the significant changes last year were adding a turbocharged four-cylinder engine to the lineup, upgrading the suspension and improving steering. The overall styling is also improved inside and...
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2017 Genesis G80: Reasonably priced luxury sedan

With the goal of establishing a luxury brand, the folks at Hyundai decided to mirror its first two vehicles, a pair of well-received sedans that were part of its regular offerings.

One of those luxury sedans is the 2017 Genesis G80, a successor to the Hyundai Genesis. The other sedan is the Genesis G90, an offshoot...
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Lake Tahoe’s West Shore Cafe honored by Wine Spectator

This is becoming an annual tradition for this Lake Tahoe restaurant. For the third straight year, the West Shore Café has been selected as an award-winning restaurant by Wine Spectator. Wine Spectator annually recognizes restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine, and appeal to a wide range of wine drinkers. West Shore...
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Ritz-Carlton Lake Club now open

Earlier this week, the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe officially opening of its new luxury guest amenity, Lake Club, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. [caption id="attachment_7052" align="alignright" width="300"] Guests of the Lake Club will have the luxury of direct beach access and a private boat pier – offering myriad of summer recreational activities...
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Turbo engine major plus for 2017 Mazda CX-9

A year ago, in a modest revamping of the CX-9, Mazda decided to abandon its V6 engine, a move that left some wondering if this sport utility vehicle would remain a suitable family hauler.

Apparently, the Mazda team knew what it was doing. After one week of driving the 2017 Mazda CX-9, we became pretty big...
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2017 Honda CR-V: Redesigned and better than ever

Completely redesigned this year, the 2017 Honda CR-V is slightly taller, wider and longer.

Keep in mind, this is a five-passenger compact crossover sport utility vehicle, so don’t expect the popular CR-V to suddenly become cavernous. But the overall dimensions can only help the CR-V retain its status as the king it its class. The Honda...
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