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Fashions of the 1870s to 1890s: All About the Caboose

The Golden Spike Celebration was in honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad in Truckee. The implications of what a transcontinental railroad brought to the community were significant- from transportation to resource availability to even fashion! Hence, the caboose of the celebration featured a fashion show of authentic clothing of the 1870s to 1890s. […]

Tahoe Schools Excel at Bear Aware Art Contest

When California State Parks proposed a Bear Aware Art Contest, the students at various North Tahoe Schools answered with “un-bear-lievable” art pieces. The winners’ creations will be featured at local state parks in the Tahoe area to educate visitors on how to be bear aware. On June 4th, California State Park’s Human-Bear Management Specialist, Sarinah […]

Vikingsholm Musicians’ Bio

Hear them at SSPF’s Annual Music in the Castle Events Dr. Nelson was on the music faculty at Cerritos College in Los Angeles for over 25 years. Now retired, he devotes his time to composition and performance. After completing a Ph.D. in music theory/composition at the University of California Santa Barbara in 1980, David worked […]

Celebrating our Exemplary Employee: Brian Herlihy!

Last month, the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association hosted the 65th Annual North Lake Tahoe Community Awards in Tahoe City, CA. We are honored to announce our own Brian Herlihy won “Employee of the Year!” Get to know our amazing Business Manager with this brief interview What has your career journey looked like? I got […]

The 2019 No Show Gala

WHAT? The No Show Gala is a one-of-a-kind fundraising opportunity with a twist. Instead of attending yet another gala, you can support The Donner Project without getting dressed up and leaving your house. And, since we aren’t paying for an event space or catering, 100% of your donations will go directly to restore the critically […]

A Partnership Success Story: California’s First Maritime Heritage Trail at Emerald Bay Underwater Park

For Immediate Release: Oct. 1, 2018 Contact: Adeline Yee   |   Information Officer   |   (916) 651-8725 California’s First Maritime Heritage Trail Opens at Emerald Bay Underwater Park in Lake Tahoe Scuba Divers Can Now Explore Newly Revealed Dive Sites LAKE TAHOE, Calif.— California State Parks and the Sierra State Parks Foundation are proud to debut California’s first maritime […]