American Jamie Anderson reigns in slopestyle

...resort housekeeper from Bristol.Jones calls Anderson a "hippie," and it's true, the 23-year-old from South Lake Tahoe, Calif., likes yoga and meditation ? and granola every now and then."I think it's fair to say Jamie marches...

Women's halfpipe honors Sarah Burke, as American Maddie Bowman takes gold

...been here without her."Bowman showed some of Burke's tenaciousness in the finals.The 20-year-old from South Lake Tahoe, Calif., was just third in qualifying but found a rhythm in the medal round after overcoming some jitters. Stringing...

Traditional holiday parties yield to shopping sprees, cruises, volunteering

...productivity. Top producers get extras such as upgrades to a suite or spa treatments.In past years, employees went to Lake Tahoe and toured wine country. Spouses have to stay home, but can attend a special holiday dinner.The trip for 26 staffers...

Aussie Adam Scott upbeat after collapse

...Like in Colorado, the ball travels anywhere 8 percent to 12 percent farther at the course halfway between Reno and Lake Tahoe than it does at sea level.Pampling said he "had no clue" the first time he played at the International because he'd...

Remote-controlled drones document mountain climbers' ascent

...footage from the Karakoram that no human being has ever seen," said Corey Rich, a photographer and videographer from Lake Tahoe, California, who was on the expedition.The expedition was a joint project between outdoor clothing and equipment company...

Robot lets employees 'beam' into work

...Josh Faust beams in daily from Hawaii, where he moved to surf, and plans to spend the winter hitting the slopes in Lake Tahoe. He can't play pingpong or eat the free, catered lunches in Palo Alto, but he otherwise feels like he's part of...

Nevada sports books see unprecendented handle for Super Bowl

...Baltimore Ravens won 34-31.Odds makers say California fans drove the unprecedented handle, flooding Las Vegas and the Lake Tahoe area with wagers on the hometown team, which hadn't been in the Super Bowl since 1995."Northern Nevada gets swamped...

Smart machines create hands-free workplaces

...then.Six years later, Google developed a car that could drive itself, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, circling Lake Tahoe and cruising down Hollywood Boulevard. The gee-whiz driverless car could soon claim victims in the job market...

Cold weather makes it feel like fall has come and gone

...Nita in Martinez and Ralph and Sandy from Hiawassee, Ga., send a postcard to tell us they just spent two weeks in Lake Tahoe and Mesquite, Nev. "We traveled 3,360 miles," they wrote, and said the highlight was a gondola ride ... and...

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Champ runs on his own time

...just ahead.The bottom line was this: He believes Margarito has a style made for him, and hopes everyone can come to Lake Tahoe a few days after the fight for the concert he has planned there.Oh, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't on his radar...

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