Lake Tahoe

Community protection paramount at Sierra Nevada University

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 1:00am

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --In a year that has re-written recent history on every level, Sierra Nevada University has successfully navigated on-ground, in-person class offerings without an outbreak of COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --In a year that has re-written recent history on every level, Sierra Nevada University has successfully navigated on-ground, in-person class offerings without an outbreak of COVID-19.
  • Students living on campus were not allowed to leave, and off-campus students could not come to the university in person.
  • This concern preoccupies my mind at all times as a community and institutional member of the Incline Village and greater Basin community," stated Dr.
  • Rob Valli, President of Sierra Nevada University.

Switch Breaks Ground on Second and Third Tahoe Reno Data Centers Following Multi-Megawatt Expansions with Global E-Commerce and Semiconductor Clients

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 2:00pm

This transaction follows the previously announced multi-megawatt expansion from a leading developer of advanced semiconductor technologies.

Key Points: 
  • This transaction follows the previously announced multi-megawatt expansion from a leading developer of advanced semiconductor technologies.
  • Following these signings, over 80% of the TAHOE RENO 1 facility is committed to clients, including space and power currently sold and future expansion options.
  • Given the ongoing strong demand at the Citadel Campus, Switch is accelerating the commencement of construction on its TAHOE RENO 2 data center and beginning site preparation work for the TAHOE RENO 3 data center.
  • Switch, Inc. (NYSE: SWCH), is the independent global leader in exascale data center ecosystems, edge data center designs, industry-leading telecommunications solutions and next-generation technology innovation.

SNU Tahoe Celebrates GivingTuesday; The future is yours to shape, Tahoe

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 4:00am

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing people, and organizations' power to transform the future by funding the change they wish to see in the world.

Key Points: 
  • GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing people, and organizations' power to transform the future by funding the change they wish to see in the world.
  • GivingTuesday will kick off the generosity season with inspirational calls to give back on December 1, 2020, and throughout the year.
  • At SNU Tahoe, we know its future graduates who invent jobs, build enterprises, and raise the voices of tomorrow and, with your help, create the change they wish to see in the world.
  • It's a chance at disruption through the support of a bright future in the hands of our students," says Dr.

Vacation Areas are Trending Amid Pandemic

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

Page views of for-sale listings are up nearly 50% from a year ago in metro areas typically considered vacation destinations, defined as metros with at least 65,000 people and five times more vacation homes than the U.S. as a whole.

Key Points: 
  • Page views of for-sale listings are up nearly 50% from a year ago in metro areas typically considered vacation destinations, defined as metros with at least 65,000 people and five times more vacation homes than the U.S. as a whole.
  • Vacation metros seeing an uptick in demand include places like the Jersey Shore area, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Key West, Fla., Lake Tahoe, Nev.*, Cape Cod, Mass.
  • It's not just page views and home sale growth that are up in those hot vacation spots.
  • Close proximity to a beach, lake or ski area is a common theme among the top 5 hottest vacation areas accumulating the most Zillow favorites, including Cape Cod (No.2), Brainerd, Minn. (No.

Harveys Lake Tahoe Completes Room Renovation As Part Of $41 Million Total Investment

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 7:00pm

LAKE TAHOE, Nev., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Harveys Lake Tahoe Hotel & Casino has completed the renovation of all 519 guest rooms in the famed resort's Tahoe Tower as part of a $41 million total property investment over the past two years.

Key Points: 
  • LAKE TAHOE, Nev., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Harveys Lake Tahoe Hotel & Casino has completed the renovation of all 519 guest rooms in the famed resort's Tahoe Tower as part of a $41 million total property investment over the past two years.
  • "First opened in 1944, Harveys Lake Tahoe is an iconic resort on the South Shore and continues to offer enhanced amenities for guests to enjoy, including the newly redesigned rooms," said John Koster, senior vice president and general manager for Harrah's and Harveys Lake Tahoe.
  • "The completion of this major investment demonstrates our ongoing commitment to elevating guest experiences at our resorts and advancing the Lake Tahoe tourism economy."
  • Another recent major capital investment at Harveys included the opening of the beautiful and iconic Gordon Ramsay HELL'S KITCHEN Lake Tahoe this past winter, located in the middle of the action on Harveys main casino floor.

High Fives Foundation Announces "Access to My" Monthly Giving Campaign with New ADA-Accessible Website

Monday, September 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

Starting in September 2020 and running through February 2021, the Foundation will run the "Access to My" video campaign.

Key Points: 
  • Starting in September 2020 and running through February 2021, the Foundation will run the "Access to My" video campaign.
  • Each video will describe how High Fives donations, collectively over $125,000, allow them access to accessibility, independence, and freedom.
  • A $20.00 monthly donation will give five High Fives Athletes a ski, bike, or fishing lesson with a family member once a year.
  • The High Fives Foundation wants "Access to My" donors to become the safety net of the outdoor sports community.

Granite Wins 2020 Build America Award for Iconic Lake Tahoe Trail

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:30pm

Granites (NYSE:GVA) SR-28 Lake Tahoe East Shore Trail (SR-28 Trail) project in Incline Village, Nevada has received the 2020 Construction Risk Partners Build America Award in Construction Management from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Key Points: 
  • Granites (NYSE:GVA) SR-28 Lake Tahoe East Shore Trail (SR-28 Trail) project in Incline Village, Nevada has received the 2020 Construction Risk Partners Build America Award in Construction Management from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).
  • The AGC Build America Award honors AGC members who build the nation's most impressive construction projects across the building, highway and transportation, utility infrastructure, and federal and heavy divisions.
  • This award recognizes Granites integrated partnerships and collaborative approach to improving safety, mobility, water quality, and recreational access along Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America.
  • For more information on the SR-28 Lake Tahoe East Shore Trail, visit the Nevada Department of Transportation website .

A New President Takes the Helm at Sierra Nevada University

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 12:30am

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --After an extensive search, Sierra Nevada University has secured a new president for the institution as of August 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --After an extensive search, Sierra Nevada University has secured a new president for the institution as of August 31, 2020.
  • Interdisciplinarity, teamwork, and collaboration are central to Dr. Valli's vision, as they are central to Sierra Nevada University and the College of Entrepreneurial Leadership campus in Incline Village.
  • "I am grateful and excited to welcome Dr. Valli's energy and extensive experience to the Sierra Nevada University team.
  • Sierra Nevada University is Nevada's only accredited private non-profit four-year university.

FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Casino Operators Eldorado Resorts, Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 10:01pm

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final ordersettling charges that Eldorados $17.3 billion agreement to acquire Caesars likely would violate federal antitrust law.

Key Points: 
  • Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final ordersettling charges that Eldorados $17.3 billion agreement to acquire Caesars likely would violate federal antitrust law.
  • According to the complaint, which was first announced in June, the proposed acquisition would likely harm competition for casino services in the South Lake Tahoe area of Nevada and the Bossier City-Shreveport area of Louisiana.
  • The final order requires the parties to divest casino-related assets to Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. in both markets.
  • The Commission vote to approve the final order was 3-1-1.

FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Casino Operators Eldorado Resorts, Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 10:01pm

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final ordersettling charges that Eldorados $17.3 billion agreement to acquire Caesars likely would violate federal antitrust law.

Key Points: 
  • Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final ordersettling charges that Eldorados $17.3 billion agreement to acquire Caesars likely would violate federal antitrust law.
  • According to the complaint, which was first announced in June, the proposed acquisition would likely harm competition for casino services in the South Lake Tahoe area of Nevada and the Bossier City-Shreveport area of Louisiana.
  • The final order requires the parties to divest casino-related assets to Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. in both markets.
  • The Commission vote to approve the final order was 3-1-1.