Pandemic underscores need to diversify Tahoe tourist economy

On the bright side, the number of residents with advanced degrees has steadily increased over the last decade "suggesting a knowledgeable and skilled talent pool is available to be tapped in Tahoe to support existing and/or new businesses."

Squaw Valley ski resort reveals new name

Palisades Tahoe is the new name for the Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts near Lake Tahoe. The name was changed because of its derogatory connotations for Native American women.

No more Squaw Valley: New name of ski resort revealed

Regional California tribes had asked for the name of the resort to be changed numerous times over the years, with little success. But after George Floyd was killed in May 2020, a growing number of brands began rethinking their marketing.

Lake Tahoe evacuees hopeful as Caldor Fire growth slows

Tens of thousands of South Lake Tahoe residents are watching hopefully this weekend for a chance to return home as firefighters make progress against a threatening California wildfire that has turned their thriving resort into a ghost town.