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The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival returns for the 45th time to Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe.

There are many Shakespeare festivals throughout the United States, however none is quite like the LTSF. The backdrop alone is unrivaled – a packed sand amphitheater surrounded by picture-perfect Ponderosa Pine Trees stretching to the sky and the clear, deep blue waters of Lake Tahoe. Locals fondly call the festival “Shakespeare in the sand”. One could argue that the seats furthest from the stage provide the best views; the higher you are, the better you can see the lake and surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains.

The actual experience is far more sophisticated than “Shakespeare in the sand” might suggest. You won’t find folks lounging around in après-swim

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Record winter snowfall in the mountains around Lake Tahoe has resulted in 72 billion gallons of water poured into the lake since April 1.

The Sierra Nevada mountains that surround Reno and Tahoe are piled high with snow. Unrelenting storms all winter and through most of the spring have resulted in snowpack 190% higher than average. Now that temperatures are warming up, all the snow is starting to melt.

Lake Tahoe has seen a huge impact from the runoff. Since April 1, which marks the beginning of snowmelt season, 72 billion gallons of water has poured into the lake. Chief Deputy Federal Water Master Dave Wathen reported the huge amount as 219,600 acre feet.

The lake is only a foot away from reaching its full capacity and will fill this summer for

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The world’s first high desert biome eco-district is planned for Reno, NV.

The initial phases have just been proposed by architect and developer Don J Clark Group in conjunction with the landscape architects Office of Cheryl Barton. A new $1.2 billion purpose-built neighborhood will transform West 2nd District in the heart of Reno.

By taking a series of underutilized lots, the project hopes to jumpstart an ecologically driven neighborhood with 1,900 housing units, 4,500 square feet of office space and 250,000 square feet of retail. Nearly 30 buildings will be included in the space and provide market-rate and workforce housing.

Courtesy of the Office of Cheryl Barton

Construction is aimed to connect to the surrounding nature by integrating

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Apple has announced that they will double the size of their already massive data center just east of Reno.

Apple executive Mike Foulkes announced last week that the tech giant will invest an additional $1 billion in expanding its data center at the Reno Technology Park. The park sits in the Truckee River canyon to the easy of Sparks and is host to Apple’s existing data center along with cloud services company Rackspace.

“We’re excited to announce Apple will be increasing our investment by an additional $1 billion,” Foulkes said, stressing that it will bring “hundreds of jobs in operations and construction.”

Northern Nevada is becoming a familiar home to the booming data storage industry. Demands for iCloud storage has been on the rise and

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Lake Tahoe is a vacation for every adventurer – from the extreme to the mellow.

Whether it is a day trip or a long weekend, Lake Tahoe is one of the many escapes near Reno. From the Montreux community, the shores of north lake are just a 20-minute drive away. From family outings, diverse hiking and romantic getaways, the alpine lake has many activities to offer.

With some of the bluest and clearest water in North America, Lake Tahoe is also famed for its many sandy beaches. As you travel around the lake, you will find welcoming towns with a combination of mountain and beach feels. This year, there will be plenty of snow lingering on the surrounding peaks making for a breathtaking backdrop. True snow lovers should bring their snow shoes, as some of

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