Lake Tahoe Magazine Articles

The Magic of the North Shore

By Kathryn Reed
One massive lake, two diverse states, 12 unique cities, 37 sandy beaches, 14 golf courses, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails. This is North Lake Tahoe.  At an elevation of more than 6,200 feet, North Lake Tahoe’s beauty will literally take your breath away. Lake Tahoe’s water is so clear that at times it’... Read More

Building Relationships

By Kathryn Reed
With real estate being the single largest purchase most people will ever make in their lives, the agent can be the linchpin that makes the entire process smooth, satisfying and gratifying. Dave Westall’s approach is to get to know his clients on a deeper level beyond understanding they want X number of bedrooms and Y... Read More

A Tahoe Toy Story

By Morgan Brown
Running a toy store certainly doesn’t seem like rocket science, but for Dennis Michal there are more similarities than one might think. The owner and operator of Toy Maniacs, a toy and hobby store in South Lake Tahoe, has been able to channel experience from a background in nuclear engineering into more than two... Read More

Keep Tahoe Bears Wild: Tips for Co-Existing with Black Bears

By Kathryn Reed
People come to South Lake Tahoe for plenty of reasons, but a highlight is often seeing a black bear in the wild. Bear sightings in neighborhoods are on the rise because these animals have been displaced and their habitat reduced due to the two wildland fires near the city in 2021.  “During evacuations last year... Read More

Fun for the Whole Family, 44 Years and Counting

By Kayla Anderson
With miles and miles of paved bike trails on both sides of the lake as well as world-class mountain biking trails and road cycling opportunities, Lake Tahoe is a two-wheel wonderland. And one family in South Lake Tahoe, the Andersons, has been helping people experience the fun of biking Tahoe for 44 years. I went to... Read More