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Opinion: Tahoe’s business landscape is changing (opinion) (1)

February 13, 2016 — 

The Tahoe Chamber team recently returned from the 20th annual Western Association of Chamber Executives conference. We’re reinvigorated from the many ideas and relationships garnered from key notes and breakouts, …

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Opinion: TahoeSnaps becomes a lake-wide endeavor (2)

February 13, 2016 — 

TahoeSnaps, the Tribune’s Instagram account, just became a lake-wide endeavor. We recently joined forces with our North Shore partners, Sierra Sun and North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, to bring our readers …

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Obituary: Geniel Johnson (3)

February 12, 2016 — 

Geniel Johnson, a Lake Tahoe resident for over 55 years, passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday, Feb. 7.Born Sept. 18, 1935 in Aston, Wyoming, Geniel was active in real …

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Kudos & Kindness: Thank you from the South Tahoe High PABA ‘Gala’ (4)

February 12, 2016 — 

The Performing Arts Booster Association of South Tahoe High School would like to thank our generous community donors who helped make our Jan. 20 annual “Gala” Dinner/Silent Auction such a …

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Opinion: Preventable deaths in America (5)

February 10, 2016 — 

More than 2.5 million Americans die every year, the vast majority from “natural” causes. The biggest killers are heart disease and cancer, which together account for about half of all …

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Letter: ‘Sounds like I was a bad boy’ (6)

February 9, 2016 — 

In his Feb. 6 letter, Carl Ribaudo said, “Mr. Crawford was legendary for never offering new solutions to challenges and problems that confronted this community, just attacking what was proposed.” …

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Letter: Let’s name South Lake Tahoe’s potholes (7)

February 8, 2016 — 

According to Wikipedia, “a pothole is a type of failure in an asphalt pavement caused by the presence of water in the underlying soil structure and the presence of traffic …

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Letter: Community split on major issues (8)

February 6, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: This letter responds to a Feb. 5 letter in the Tribune regarding an opinion column, “Change is going to happen.” It ran Jan. 24. It’s interesting to get …

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Peaks & Valleys: Bright spots and challenges in South Lake Tahoe (commentary) (9)

February 6, 2016 — 

PEAKSWelcome back, sunshine!Bluebird skies and sunshine graced South Lake Tahoe all week, with more sun predicted this weekend. Get out and play! Tahoe snowpack 120-130 percent of averageA manual snow …

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Letter: Resolution to the senior center (10)

February 5, 2016 — 

Finally, there is a light in the tunnel pertaining to the city council negotiations regarding our South Lake Tahoe seniors and the senior center buildings and area. It is about …

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Reader Poll Results: Should retailers voluntarily comply with South Lake Tahoe’s ban on single-use plastic bags? (11)

February 4, 2016 — 

Please note: Poll results are not scientific and are for entertainment purposes only.SHOULD RETAILERS VOLUNTARILY COMPLY WITH SOUTH LAKE TAHOE’S BAN ON SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAGS, EVEN THOUGH A PORTION OF …

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Letter: SnowGlobe not a black-and-white issue (12)

February 3, 2016 — 

I read Carl Ribaudo’s “Change is going to happen” column (Jan. 27). On the issue of SnowGlobe, Carl is for it — and those who are for it, he says, …

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Opinion: Meet Sue Novasel, an El Dorado County supervisor (13)

February 3, 2016 — 

El Dorado County and its Board of Supervisors have been in full stride throughout the last year solving critical issues, making important changes to protect tax dollars and providing expanded …

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Kudos & Kindness: South Lake Tahoe Cancer League says thank you (14)

February 2, 2016 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Cancer League would like to express thanks to all those who made this year’s Sees’ Candy Store a success. First, thanks to our many volunteers who …

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Kudos & kindness: Thank you from Tahoe Art League (15)

February 2, 2016 — 

The Tahoe Art League would like to express our sincere appreciation to Dan and Tai Passaretti for their incredible support of the arts in our community, and especially the Art …

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Kudos & kindness: Thank you to Lake Tahoe Glass (16)

February 1, 2016 — 

Kudos to Lake Tahoe Glass!I had a broken glass door on my wood stove a few days before Christmas — they fixed it overnight! What great customer service.Chris LoveSouth Lake …

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Letter: South Shore police force should use body cameras (17)

January 30, 2016 — 

Incredibly our local police department has yet to consider implementing the use of body cameras. In cities like Rialto and elsewhere in California, it’s been shown that complaints against police …

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Opinion: Please sign up for the ‘ Your Tahoe Weekend’ newsletter (18)

January 30, 2016 — 

Tahoe Daily Tribune recently launched its “Your Tahoe Weekend” newsletter, which comes out every Thursday at noon. It features entertainment and event news from around the lake, and it’s a …

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Opinion: Quality child care is needed on Tahoe’s South Shore (19)

January 30, 2016 — 

The 2015 Child Care Portfolio was recently released, providing information about child care in El Dorado County. The report details information about the child care supply between 2012 and 2014. …

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Opinion: What ‘prosperity’ means for Tahoe (20)

January 29, 2016 — 

I recently received a call from a local resident wondering what we mean when we use the word “prosperity” and what our organization does for Tahoe. For those of you …

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