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Money Magazine: Rent a time-share and stay for lessupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 05:36:00

Vacationing with your kids? Cut your costs by renting a time-share instead of hotel rooms. You'll save money on lodging -- and spend less on meals by cooking in.

People.com: It's a Boy for Alicia Silverstoneupdated: Tue May 10 2011 00:50:00

The actress and author delivered son Bear Blu Jarecki on Thursday

Google invites you to 'map your Valentine'updated: Mon Feb 14 2011 17:12:00

So, at this point, the only Valentine's Day cards left on the shelves are going to have dirty jokes or Garfield on them.

People.com: Alicia Silverstone Is Pregnantupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 19:08:00

The actress and husband Christopher Jarecki are expecting their first child later this year

The future of cars: Drivers not neededupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 05:57:00

It's conventional wisdom in the auto industry, but the rest of us may be a bit shocked to find out that cars of the future likely will drive themselves.

Missing snowboarder found dead near Lake Tahoeupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 18:50:00

The body of a missing snowboarder was found Thursday morning near a popular North Lake Tahoe ski resort, according to the Placer County, California, Sheriff's Department.

SI.com: Tom Bowles: Brad Keselowski discusses Carl Edwards incident in latest diary entryupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 13:03:00

Brad Keselowski does a bi-weekly diary for SI.com. Heading to Indy this weekend, he looks back on his latest incident with Carl Edwards at Gateway and gives his take on the NASCAR penalties handed down. Also in this latest edition: his thoughts on changing the Chase, Lake Tahoe vs. Lake Norman, and why moves to make drivers safer have also made them a little more aggressive.

SI.com: My experience as an All-Starupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 17:43:00

Two days before the 2005 All-Star Game, my wife Christi and I were exactly half way between Minute Maid Park and Hobby Airport in Houston when my phone started to ring. My heart sank. When I looked at my phone I saw that the caller was the GM of the Astros, Tim Purpura.

Winter storm exits, but another is brewingupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 10:18:00

Freezing temperatures plagued much of the nation Thursday after a major storm moved into Canada, but another storm that will dump more snow in the Sierra Nevada was brewing, forecasters said.

Garridos in court for hearing as 1976 rape victim watchesupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 16:17:00

The California couple accused of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl and then holding her captive for 18 years made a brief appearance in court Thursday.

People.com: Phillip Garrido's Previous Victim Recalls Her 8-Hour Terrorupdated: Tue Sep 01 2009 16:28:00

"Why weren't they more curious?" an angry Katherine Callaway Hall asks about parole officers

People.com: Jaycee Dugard's Alleged Abductor Called a 'Creep'updated: Sat Aug 29 2009 08:45:00

Neighbors recall Phillip Garrido as a scary figure prone to religious rants

Summer's not over at Lake Tahoeupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 12:09:00

Great things to do and see, and memories (you can still make) of summer at the lake.

Roethlisberger: Rape accusation an attack on my familyupdated: Thu Jul 23 2009 16:05:00

NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, accused of sexually assaulting a woman last summer, said Thursday that he is innocent.

People.com: Single Jessica Simpson Keeps a Low Profileupdated: Sun Jul 19 2009 23:08:00

While her ex golfs in Tahoe, the singer is surrounded by "network of support," says source

People.com: Tony Romo Gambles with Pals After Splitting from Jessicaupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 14:31:00

The NFL star touches down in Lake Tahoe to play in a charity golf tournament - and test his luck

SI.com: Norman Chad: If you've never been to Reno, you've never been anywhereupdated: Mon May 18 2009 17:03:00

It plays second fiddle to Las Vegas and ugly duckling to Lake Tahoe, but it's my kind of town. The biggest little city in the world is Reno, Nev., and if you've never been there, you've never been anywhere.

FSB: Booming biz: Shrinkwrapping stalled constructionupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 05:43:00

Mike Enos didn't foresee the recession when he launched Fast Wrap, a Reno company that seals buildings and other very large objects in protective plastic. But after the markets crashed last fall, he was pleasantly surprised to find that the downturn was working wonders for his sales.

FSB: Build your own iglooupdated: Wed Feb 11 2009 11:26:00

I'm lying in a hole in the darkness, ice-cold and soaking wet. There's barely room for me to turn from my right side to my left, but with a grunt I manage to twist onto one shoulder and angle the blade of a small metal shovel against the wall of snow a few inches from my head. As I chip at it, icy spray hits me in the face.

Five great spots for cross-country skiingupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 14:52:00

Cross-country skiing is less speedy -- and therefore less intimidating -- than its steep-sloped cousin, downhill skiing. It also burns more calories, as skiers glide along snowy trails and skate up inclines.

Time.com: Winter: Snow Slams Sierra Nevadaupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 13:00:00

A storm dropped as much as 15 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada, hastening the state of the ski season but bogging down traffic

Fortune: An engagingly raging bullupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 08:50:00

"Did he see us?" I screamed to my automotive accomplice, whom I'll call Speed Queen, as I dug into the carbon ceramic brakes and wrestled the new Lamborghini LP560-4 to a standstill. About 100 feet off the car's chiseled bug-green nose, a California Highway Patrol cruiser was attempting to herd the black Lambo Murciélago to the shoulder.

Time.com: Firefighting Plane Crashes Near Airportupdated: Tue Sep 02 2008 13:00:00

An air tanker being used to drop retardant on a wildfire in the Sierra Nevada crashed after taking off for its last flight of the day, killing all three crew members

Time.com: Did the TV Show 24 Help Obama?updated: Thu Jul 03 2008 14:00:00

Dennis Haysbert likes to believe his portrayal as the first African-American U.S. president on Fox's 24 may have helped pave the way for Barack Obama

Minority presidentsupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 12:50:00

Lola Ogunnaike reports on whether Hollywood has prepared America for a black president.

Latin tempo reverberates through film worldupdated: Fri May 23 2008 15:10:00

There has been a distinctly Latin flavor to this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Guide: Booming growth turning Nevada into battleground stateupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 15:03:00

Republicans have won eight of the last 10 presidential elections in Nevada, but the state is increasingly becoming a battleground in presidential politics.

'Kidnap Day,' beer, massages among job perksupdated: Tue Jan 01 2008 10:14:00

Where can you grab a cold beer from the company keg when the clock strikes four? Where can you take in a yoga class during your lunch hour? And where can you do laundry for free?

FSB: 'Cancer,' he saidupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 12:07:00

Sands Bellizi was sitting at her office desk in Grass Valley, Calif., when she got the telephone call. It was late morning and she was shuffling through paperwork, maybe a contract for breeding one of her ranch's alpacas, she thinks, or a vet bill. But her memories are fuzzy because the doctor's news temporarily shoved all business thoughts right out of her head.

Fossett searchers coming up emptyupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 14:18:00

Flight teams are following up on leads but have found "nothing promising" in their fourth full day of hunting for billionaire adventurer Steve Fossett, a sheriff's official said Friday.

Stevie Wonder to go on tourupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 23:15:00

Stevie Wonder to go on tour

Ten minutes to flee fireupdated: Sat Jul 14 2007 21:05:00

Ten minutes to flee fire

People.com: Jack Wagner Gushes About Heather Locklearupdated: Tue Jul 03 2007 17:42:00

Two months after they took their relationship public, Jack Wagner has revealed what he likes best about Heather Locklear.

Winds worry firefighters near Lake Tahoeupdated: Wed Jun 27 2007 06:29:00

Firefighters battling a blaze near Lake Tahoe used Wednesday morning to douse hot spots and catch their breath, but the blaze was expected to flare up again as winds increased throughout the afternoon.

Blaze near Lake Tahoe 'spots' across fire line updated: Tue Jun 26 2007 07:10:00

Wind gusts on Tuesday breathed new life into a wildfire near Lake Tahoe, causing it to "spot" across a fire line and threaten new buildings, a fire official said.

Smoke hinders air attack on Tahoe wildfireupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 09:51:00

Lower winds Monday helped firefighters attack the Angora fire, which has burned 2,400 acres and destroyed at least 240 homes south of Lake Tahoe, state fire officials said.

Business 2.0: The ultimate yachting machineupdated: Fri Jun 15 2007 06:44:00

Don't you hate it when this happens: You mosey down to your local watercraft showroom to take charge of a cream-colored 20-foot runabout, and the salesman talks you into a 44-foot motor yacht inste...

EW review: 'Smokin' Aces' zippily pointlessupdated: Fri Jan 26 2007 08:23:00

January used to be Hollywood's official doldrums month. It still is, only now it's a snazzier, more depraved wasteland. It's when audiences flock to ultraviolent hip trash to slap themselves out of the art stupor brought on by the season of Important Awards Films.

CNNMoney: What a million bucks buysupdated: Tue Oct 31 2006 17:48:00

We've heard for months now about the slump in housing, but, judging by the record prices luxury properties have commanded recently, it doesn't seem to have had much impact on the most expensive homes.

CNNMoney: A blog for the finer things in lifeupdated: Tue Oct 17 2006 13:01:00

Want to follow the latest in luxury trends? Try a new blog page from Luxury Portfolio.

Tour de Nez races onto cycling's national sceneupdated: Fri Jun 09 2006 09:28:00

From the Tour de France to the Tour of California, bicycle races are well-known for the festive party atmosphere that springs up around the competition.

Something old, something blueupdated: Mon Feb 20 2006 15:50:00

When reports of Lake Tahoe's beauty filtered down to wealthy San Franciscans in the 1920s, vacation homes and lodges shot up on prime lakeshore lots as fast as they could be built. The construction material of choice? The log, naturally. Some of these cabins are still standing -- others have been constructed in a similar style. Almost all are open in winter, and are far more luxurious than their predecessors. Here are our picks.

Sweet ride at Sugar Bowlupdated: Tue Feb 14 2006 09:46:00

Riding the Mt. Lincoln Express to Sugar Bowl's summit, you need only look down on your right to see the run that evokes the Tahoe ski area's glory days. A steep, craggy chute, The Silver Belt blasts racers out like a cannon over a giant roller to a precipitous drop.

Fortune: Is It Time to Cash Out? updated: Mon Jul 11 2005 00:01:00

In early 1999, David Barnes, an executive who manages wind farms for investment bank Babcock & Brown, bought a modest stucco ranch in a bedroom community near San Diego for $350,000. He wanted it f...

FSB: Surf and Turfupdated: Tue Feb 01 2005 00:01:00

I'm about to launch myself down the face of a 60-foot sand dune, my stockinged feet strapped to a 41-inch-long wooden board. All I can think about is friction and the heat it causes, and then I won...

CNNMoney: Bought your second home?updated: Tue Apr 20 2004 13:42:00

BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) - Are two houses better than one? A growing number of second-home owners seem to think so.

Heli-skiing takes the country by copterupdated: Wed Jan 21 2004 09:12:00

The harsh chop of the helicopter blades cuts through the silence as the craft lifts away from a mountaintop in British Columbia, Canada.

Money Magazine: How To Find That Perfect Rental Location, location, location? Try persistence, persistence, persistence.updated: Tue Apr 01 2003 00:01:00

It's not as if you can test-drive a vacation home before you rent it. So when you rent, you often feel that you could've gotten more for your money. Or maybe you wish you'd known about the house ne...

Money Magazine: Julyupdated: Mon Jul 01 2002 00:01:00

Luxury hotel deals Summer is always the best season to get an affordable dose of luxury, as high-end hotels offer off-peak promotions. But this year the values are deeper than usual and in many cas...

Fortune: Mogul Mountainupdated: Mon Mar 19 2001 00:01:00

Ski seasons come and go, but lift lines are eternal--or are they?

Fortune: Marketing From the Ground Up You don't have to be a big company to figure out how to reach the kids market. So updated: Mon Dec 18 2000 00:01:00

Robert Earl Wells IV likes to call himself the Martha Stewart of youth culture. God knows why. Perhaps it's because the 31-year-old marketing expert has hosted cooking segments with skateboarders a...

Money Magazine: Buys OCTOBER 2000updated: Sun Oct 01 2000 00:01:00

PARK AND RIDE In exchange for a little inconvenience, families and other groups can dramatically cut the cost of a Disney World vacation by renting a house a short drive away instead of staying wit...

Money Magazine: Consumer Reports Are the new "online communities" your best source of consumer-product advice?updated: Sat Jan 01 2000 00:01:00

Think, for a moment, about how you make important buying decisions. Say you're in the market for a new camera, or a car, or--as in my case--a cell phone. Without the Internet, you might be lucky en...

Money Magazine: DISPUTING OUR BEST PLACES updated: Mon Nov 01 1993 00:01:00

I have lived exactly half my life in Rochester, Minn., which your September report "The Best Places to Live Now" ranked No. 1 in the nation, and half in Modesto, Calif., No. 294. If you like to wea...

Fortune: WHERE IT HURTS LESS TO LOSEupdated: Mon Aug 27 1990 00:01:00

Quick: Name the three biggest gambling cities in Nevada. Las Vegas, Reno, and Lake Tahoe, right? Wanna bet? You'd lose. No. 3 is Laughlin (pop. 5,000), an old-fashioned Mojave Desert town on the ba...

Money Magazine: The Best Places to Live in America The bottom 10 updated: Mon Aug 01 1988 00:01:00

291. Des Moines Detractions: 20 degree winters; no major beaches or mountains. Attractions: unemployment rate of 3.5% among the lowest in the farm belt states; headquarters to 58 insurers; clean; n...

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