Janice Oberding

Janice Oberding has lived in the Reno area almost forever. She likes to ferret out the weird stuff they don’t teach in history classes. Janice has put her outré knowledge to good use as the author of more than two dozen books on the weird, ghostly, historic and sordid tales of Reno and Nevada. An independent historian she is a public speaker who likes sharing facts about her city with others and she knows that home truly is where the heart is. And hers is in Reno.

Reno might have skeletons in its closet, or maybe some ghosts haunting downtown. In the 153 years since its founding, the “Biggest Little City” has been the scene of strange, macabre, and otherwise odd events. Some of those are recounted in the

Who would have thought that Reno had such a lot of interesting and fun facts to learn about? In Secret Reno: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure author Janice Oberding does a wonderful job of providing the reader with several