Driving in the snow

We are getting some serious snow right now and with all the people in town, a few reminders on snow driving. Needless to say, driving around is a challenge.  As someone, in a Subaru no less, did a 180 in…

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Hyper-Vigilant

We’re all hyper-vigilant right now for a couple of reasons. The first one of course, is the fire danger.  The Washington Fire in Markleeville  is now mostly contained.  It was caused by a lightening strike that smoldered for several days…

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The Slippery Sierra

After watching someone take a curve a little too fast after this latest storm and take out a group of willows, it seems like a good time to remind people about winter driving. Winter driving can be a bit of…

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Fireworks

There are several types of fireworks in the world, those made by man and those made by nature.  Recently, we’ve had both. Man made fireworks, aka pyrotechnics, have been around since the 7th century, being first recorded in China.  Having…

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Lake Tahoe Slow Rollers

Whoo hoo!  It’s time for the Lake Tahoe Slow Rollers Parade.  A combination of Mardi Gras hits the Bike Coalition, the Lake Tahoe Slow Rollers Parade started two years ago in an attempt to 1) build community spirit and 2)…

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Traction

I have new snow tires and I love them.  I’ve really been able to put them to the test this past week since we’ve had rain, ice, snow, and snow again.  Having a front wheel drive car still means having…

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