Heavenly Mountain Resort will continue Friday-through-Sunday operations until Memorial Day, reported 8 inches of new snow in 48 hours Friday morning. Squaw Valley which plans to move to weekend-only operations after Memorial Day, reported 18 inches in 48 hours Friday morning.
The eighth annual SnowGlobe will get underway Saturday. The three-day electronic music festival brings more than 40 acts and thousands of event-goers to South Lake Tahoe each year.
The event is held at the community ball fields near Lake Tahoe Community College. Al Tahoe Boulevard will be closed to through traffic starting one hour before the start of the festival and finishing one hour after the festival each evening.
The annual SnowGlobe Music Festival was acquired by MTV last month. “SnowGlobe stands out with a unique mix of music, sports, and art that makes it a favorite among artists and its growing audience,” Chris McCarthy, president of MTV, said in a statement.
This year’s lineup includes Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz and RL Grime headlining among more than 40 artists. SnowGlobe will also showcase extreme winter sports demonstrations.
LimeBike electric scooter controversy last summer should be diminished in 2019. Those 18 or older are no longer required to wear bicycle helmets while riding motorized scooters. Passage of AB 2989, Flora allows motorized scooters to operate in California within a Class IV and Class II bikeway. Local jurisdictions may pass ordinances to allow motorized scooters on highways with speed limits up to 35 miles per hour. It is still illegal to operate a motorized scooter on a sidewalk.
Tom Cruise is in South Lake Tahoe filming the “Top Gun” sequel “Top Gun: Maverick.” Cruise is reportedly there for two weeks of filming with the film slated to hit theaters in the U.S. on June 26, 2020.
Heavenly Mountain Resort opened the Stagecoach lift on Thursday and opened the California side on Saturday. The tram at the California Lodge will be operating which will add an additional 60 acres for skiers and riders. 500 acres are open on the Nevada side.
Multi-talented Steven Van Zandt brings his band, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, to the South Shore Room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe on Saturday Dec. 8. “Little” Steven Van Zandt, is a founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.