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Wygant hearing delayed (1)

March 27, 2015 — 

SACRAMENTO -- The first status conference hearing in the child pornography case of former fire Capt. Mark McLeod Wygant was continued Monday and Wygant won’t make an appearance in court …

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Heavenly approved for year-round activities (2)

March 27, 2015 — 

A proposed Heavenly Mountain Resort project to allow new year-round outdoor activities took another big step forward Thursday with approval from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.TRPA’s Governing Board unanimously approved …

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Two wrecks cause injuries, traffic delays (3)

March 27, 2015 — 

Two vehicle wrecks landed two people in the hospital and one more suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon. The first crash, which involved a 2004 Hyundai sedan and a 2013 Mazda …

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Eldorado National Forest lifts seasonal road closures (4)

March 27, 2015 — 

The Eldorado National Forest will end the wet weather seasonal closure for dirt roads and trails on April 1. “We recently reviewed the road and trail conditions and found that …

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Forest Service to open some recreation facilities early (5)

March 27, 2015 — 

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will open some recreational facilities on April 1 for the season. “With the spring-like weather we’ve been having, we’re shifting Forest …

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Lake Tahoe Lifesaver (6)

March 27, 2015 — 

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Squaw’s Julia Mancuso hopes injury time off will rejuvenate career (7)

March 26, 2015 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Julia Mancuso did not have her best season. Known for Olympic medals and dominating the World Cup field, the Squaw Valley skier was frustrated as she …

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Future of North Tahoe pier subject of April 1 public meeting (8)

March 26, 2015 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — California State Parks and the California Tahoe Conservancy will host a public workshop next week on the potential reconstruction of the public pier at Kings Beach …

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Tahoe agency gets $200K grant to create electric car plan (9)

March 26, 2015 — 

LAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency recently was approved for a $200,000 California Energy Commission grant to create a plug-in electric vehicle plan for the region.The plan will …

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Truckee Town Council OKs 66-acre development zoning plan (10)

March 26, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — After 15 years and many iterations, development guidelines have been set for the piece of property viewed as the southern gateway to Truckee.In four separate 4-0 votes …

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Will this be Tahoe City’s new look? Fanny Bridge project nears vote (11)

March 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — A preferred alternative has been identified for the Fanny Bridge/Highway 89 overhaul on the West Shore.It proposes a new or rehabilitated bridge over the Truckee River …

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LTUSD, LTCC district meet to discuss joint education (12)

March 26, 2015 — 

The Lake Tahoe Community College and the Lake Tahoe Unified School District boards gathered Tuesday evening at Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) to discuss ongoing efforts to further mesh educational …

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Workshop on potential changes to vacation home rental rules draws crowd of about 100 people (13)

March 26, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — More than 90 people crammed into the South Lake Tahoe City Council chambers on Tuesday, and several more listened from the lobby, for a discussion on …

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Chabad Jewish Center to offer Community Passover Seder (14)

March 26, 2015 — 

For more than 3,300 years, Jewish families from all over gather around the festive table on the eve of Passover to commemorate the Exodus from Egypt and celebrate the “Seder” …

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Truckee Tavern & Grill invokes the towns rich history in a chophouse atmosphere (15)

March 25, 2015 — 

“During Prohibition, these hillsides were painted with the fires of distilleries,” said Chris St. Martin as he gestured past the breathtaking brick arch and toward the trees at Truckee Tavern …

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TOCCATA Winter MusicFest continues with Lake Tahoe performances (16)

March 25, 2015 — 

TOCCATA - Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will continue its Winter MusicFest this week with its 10th annual presentation of J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, The Passion according to St. Matthew. The …

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour makes Lake Tahoe stop (17)

March 25, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe will get a taste of the Banff Mountain Film Festival this week, and that taste will have a local flavor.The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops at …

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Adam Jensen: Bracket busted by Lake Tahoe’s own (18)

March 25, 2015 — 

Let me guess, your bracket is busted? No? Be honest. Well, lucky for you if it isn’t, yet.It only took a couple hours for my 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament …

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Taking a ‘peak’ back at the history of Incline Village’s ski resort (19)

March 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Diamond Peak Ski Resort is probably the most overlooked and underrated ski area in the Lake Tahoe Basin.With an impressive 1,840 feet of vertical, a variety …

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Dredging projects underway (20)

March 25, 2015 — 

Dredging projects at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore have gotten underway this week, as those in the boating community find ways to deal with declining water levels.The Lahontan Regional Water Quality …

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