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Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station Near Truckee

The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…

08/26/2014

Northstar chair lift, top of the Tahoe Zephyr Express (Photo credit by Northstar)

Belmont Man Killed In Northstar Ski Accident

A Belmont man with two young sons died in a ski accident at the Northstar California ski resort on Valentine’s Day, according to a Placer County sheriff’s spokeswoman.

02/19/2014

Matt Walker of the USA competes during the ski slopestyle portion of the Alli Dew Tour on February 20th, 2009 at Northstar Resort in Truckee, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: California Drought Severely Impacts Sierra Ski Industry

Some Tahoe-area resorts have not even been able to open their runs due to a lack of snow.

01/22/2014

Tahoe snow (CBS)

Foot Of Snow, 103 MPH Wind Gust Reported From Sierra Storm

A foot of snow fell in the upper elevations of the Sierra overnight and a 103 mph wind gust blew across the mountains near Lake Tahoe before an early winter storm blew out of the area early Monday.

10/28/2013

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Truckee Police Break SUV Window To Free Trapped Bear

Truckee police say they had to break the window out of an SUV over the weekend after a bear locked himself inside.

10/15/2013

Photos: Amgen Tour Of California

15-Year I-80 Improvement Project In Sierra Near Completion

A 15-year, $820-million rehabilitation project of the interstate between Auburn and the Nevada line is expected to wrap up by October 15.

10/05/2013

Bear cub  rescued in Truckee after it suffered a broken leg.

Truckee Police, Volunteers Rescue Injured Bear Cub

An injured bear cub is on the mend north of Lake Tahoe thanks to some help from local volunteers and police in Truckee.

07/20/2013

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Pilot Killed When Plane Departing From Santa Clara Crashes In Truckee

Federal investigators are trying to determine the cause of a small plane crash that killed a pilot near the Sierra town of Truckee.

05/18/2013

An American black bear. (HBarrison/Wikimedia Commons)

To Abate Bears, Truckee Hikes Fines On Negligent Garbage Disposal

The town of Truckee has adopted new rules designed to prevent careless handling of trash and the critters that come with it.

01/13/2013

MapQuest Terms & Conditions

Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip to Lake Tahoe

San Francisco is one of a few large U.S. cities within easy driving distance of river rafting and quaint towns offering world-class wine and organic food. Hiking through a gorgeous forest to a castle is an adventure this continent just doesn’t typically offer, but Tahoe does. Summer is one of the best times to visit the Lake Tahoe-Truckee-Reno area, with limitless water sports. Take a gentle rafting trip, go gourmet and just explore on a wonderful one-tank trip to Lake Tahoe just four hours away.

06/23/2012

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