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Boy injures himself with off-duty cop’s gun (1)

August 1, 2014 — 

A 10-year-old autistic child accidently shot himself in South Lake Tahoe on Thursday after retrieving a gun from the glove box of his grandfather’s vehicle, authorities said. The bullet struck …

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Two injured in helicopter crash (2)

August 1, 2014 — 

Two men were injured when a helicopter crashed near Buck Island Lake and the Rubicon Trail on Friday afternoon, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. One man with …

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Caltrans proposing to scale back U.S. 50 project (3)

August 1, 2014 — 

South Lake Tahoe officials and environmental groups are asking Caltrans to move forward as planned with a project to improve two miles of U.S. 50, instead of scaling the project …

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Helicopter crashes near Rubicon Trail (4)

August 1, 2014 — 

Emergency personnel are currently responding to a helicopter crash near the area of Buck Island Lake, located near the Rubicon Trail. There does not appear to be any fatalities. However, …

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Good booze travels fast (5)

August 1, 2014 — 

It’s like being on the groundfloor and watching the elevator shoot through the top of the building. It’s grape, grain and sugar cane. It’s also wheat- and gluten-free. Of the …

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Washoe school board offers superintendent job back; Martinez to return Friday (6)

August 1, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — The Washoe County School Board is asking ousted Superintendent Pedro Martinez to return to his job. The Reno Gazette-Journal first reported on its website Thursday that the …

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Curtzwiler, Novasel discuss views at forum (7)

July 31, 2014 — 

Kenny Curtzwiler and Sue Novasel, two candidates running for the El Dorado County District 5 Supervisor seat, kicked off the campaign season for the November general election with a forum …

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Court denies Nutting request to stop special election (8)

July 31, 2014 — 

California’s Third District Court of Appeals has denied former El Dorado County supervisor Ray Nutting’s request for the appeals court to throw out the Board of Supervisors’ decision to hold …

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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care hosts open house on Sunday (9)

July 31, 2014 — 

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care is inviting the public to its annual open house this Sunday, August 3. This year’s open house offers a first: A virtual tour with TV monitors …

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Tahoe Forest hospital: Attorney sees no conflict of interest (10)

July 31, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — While the hospital board is conducting an internal investigation regarding conflict of interest policies, some residents want a larger authority to step in. “I would just like …

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Artist Studio Tour continues this weekend in the South Shore (11)

July 31, 2014 — 

The annual Tahoe Art League Artist Studio Tour will continue in the South Shore today, allowing the public to once again participate in a self-guided tour of art galleries in …

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Filing period for LTCC board candidates closes Aug. 8 (12)

July 31, 2014 — 

Three of Lake Tahoe Community College’s five Board of Trustees seats will be up for election this year, and the last day to file as a candidate is Aug. 8. …

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Dog closure at Upper Truckee Marsh ends (13)

July 31, 2014 — 

An annual closure prohibiting dogs on the Upper Truckee Marsh ended Tuesday, meaning man’s best friend is once again permitted to explore the area while leashed. “Thank you to all …

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Motorcycle crash lands man and 10-year-old in hospital (14)

July 31, 2014 — 

An unidentified man and 10-year-old girl were taken to the hospital Thursday after crashing a small motorcycle on Emerald Bay Road and sliding into a moving Mini Cooper, authorities said. …

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Man, 20, arrested in Tahoe City jewelry store heist (15)

July 31, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — A sheriff’s deputy who was driving past a jewelry store in Tahoe City when he heard a window smash nabbed one of three suspects and recovered …

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More studies under way on potential Squaw development impacts (16)

July 31, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — With a water supply assessment nearing completion, officials are looking at other resources needed to support the proposed Squaw Valley village expansion. “This project is so …

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Reno gun theft suspects arrested after wild chase ends at Floriston (17)

July 31, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Two people suspected of the Monday night burglary of a Reno sporting goods store in which several guns were taken are in Nevada County jail, awaiting extradition …

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IVGID primary loser wants on Nov. ballot after election snafu (18)

July 30, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — After a mailing error prevented residents with a Crystal Bay zip code from receiving sample primary ballots in May, Frank Wright says it’s only fair the …

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Lady Gaga announces ‘Cheek to Cheek’ ahead of Tahoe performance (19)

July 30, 2014 — 

Despite all of Lady Gaga’s outrageous antics — the meat dress, getting thrown up on during a performance and being escorted to the Grammys in a “Spinal Tap”-like capsule — …

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Recording takes more than a feeling for Boston’s Tom Scholz (20)

July 30, 2014 — 

oston’s Tom Scholz, the man who has written nearly all of the group’s songs and created the band’s signature sound, has often said he regretted allowing Columbia Records to release …

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