LAKE TAHOE

Day Tripper

Autumn is actually the perfect time to meander through the Sierra, which is of course famous for its fall colors. (For example, both Nevada City and Mammoth Lakes, Calif., have month-long celebrations, complete with downloadable activity guides and interactive...

A Step Out of Time

Learn why land stewardship is critical to our environment. An area north of Lake Tahoe near Truckee dubbed “The Secret Garden,” in the Lower Carpenter Valley, is part of an enormous region that has been untouched for more than 100...

Best of the Sierra

Here are Sierra Living’s Editors’ Picks for people to watch and trends to admire, followed by the “winners” of categories that are very deliberately tongue-in-cheek. Despite our humorous approach, however, we are perfectly serious about our recommendations, all of...

Tahoe Tea

Friends Bring Heart-Sourced Kombucha to the Sierra Nevada. By Katrina Paz Photos courtesy of Folk Brewing Co. There are many things that make a product special: Where it’s made, how it’s made and who makes it. FOLK Brewing Co. incorporates all these...

Sunrise Chasers – Emerald Bay

In the August/September 2018 issue of Sierra Living, the editors mistakenly identified photographer Bailey Diemer’s beautiful photo of Emerald Bay as a sunset—and ran it on our regular Sunset Chasers page—but it is in fact a sunrise. Absolutely not...

A Cottage by the Lake

We are by no means discounting those ambitious holiday plans that involve passports, airport security and complicated itineraries. But there is something to be said for packing a small bag, slipping on a pair of flip-flops and making a...

Q&A with Charles Fee

You are the artistic director of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, but you hold that position in several other cities as well, correct? I do, actually: Lake Tahoe since 2010; Idaho Shakespeare Festival in Boise since 1992; and the...

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Editor’s Note – Snow, Snow, Snow

I recently got back from Los Angeles—checking out law schools with my daughter—and was struck by two things: L.A. is downright friendly anymore and it is always nice out. But one night, we were on our way to Santa Monica for dinner at a family-owned Mexican restaurant, followed by...
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Sonora’s Spanish Revival

HILLCREST HOUSE IS ONE OF SONORA’S ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTIES. MEET THE WOMAN WHO IS DEDICATED TO PRESERVING IT, WHILE ALSO LIVING IN IT AS A MUCH-LOVED FAMILY HOME. History & Design Spanish-style homes are abundant throughout the posh enclaves of Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills and Monterey. There are even handfuls found in...
Sunset Chasers Glenbrook Bay

Sunset Chasers Glenbrook Bay

Every sunset is a small miracle—which in today’s era of bad news, can be comforting in and of itself. Here at Sierra Living, we encourage you to take a moment—as you leave the office, start cooking dinner, grab the kids from soccer practice—to look to the west during the...