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15 Years of Follies: Premier education fundraiser preps for anniversary shows (1)

April 16, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Through ups and downs in its supporters’ lives and the economy, the cast and crew of the Incline Star Follies continue to pull back the curtains …

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Scientists seek funding to continue Lake Tahoe runoff studies (2)

April 16, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — In an ongoing effort to protect Lake Tahoe, scientists are developing an alternative way to trap stormwater runoff — although more funding is needed to complete …

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A walk in the woods: Tahoe’s trails have something for every hiker (3)

April 16, 2014 — 

The Lake Tahoe Basin features hundreds — if not thousands — of miles of trails, winding through some of the most pristine mountain country in world. If you’re looking for …

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Nevada’s pot industry not for faint of heart (4)

April 16, 2014 — 

Nevada’s medical marijuana law took effect this month, but much remains to be done before the budding industry can take root here. That’s especially true for marijuana growers, labs and …

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13 South Shore road construction projects set for this summer (5)

April 15, 2014 — 

An aggressive construction schedule has work on the Harrison Avenue project starting this week and next and quickly ramping up with Sierra Nevada Construction crews fully mobilized by the first …

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South Tahoe council denies permit for 420 concert featuring Julian Marley (6)

April 15, 2014 — 

A South Lake Tahoe medical marijuana dispensary’s planned 420 celebration featuring musician Julian Marley this Easter Sunday vanished in a permit dispute with the city on Tuesday. Organizer Cody Bass, …

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Kudos & Kindness (7)

April 15, 2014 — 

Camp Richardson feeds the needy Camp Richardson Historic Resort and Marina was the Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsor for Bread & Broth’s dinner on April 7. The generous donation …

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Truckee officials: Peers, residents enable youth drug use (8)

April 15, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — At a youth sports end-of-season party, coaches give out trophies to 8-, 9-, 10-, 11-, 12- and 13-year-olds with one hand, while holding a beer in the …

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Incline film studio holding auditions for ‘Sign of the Sun’ (9)

April 15, 2014 — 

In preparation for the movie “Sign of the Sun,” which will film throughout the region this summer, Northern Nevada Studios in Incline Village is holding preliminary open call auditions for …

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Tahoe disc golf: King of the Lake returning this summer (10)

April 15, 2014 — 

The summer of 2014 will be a hot one for disc golf in North Lake Tahoe, highlighted by the return of the Sierra Tahoe Series and the return of a …

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Southwest Gas rate case on hold until May (11)

April 15, 2014 — 

Southwest Gas wants a green light to increase natural gas bills for the 180,000 customers in its South Lake Tahoe and Northern and Southern California service areas. Southwest Gas filed …

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CA gas prices hit $4.16 per gallon; Truckee’s at $4.46 (12)

April 15, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Enter warmer weather — and enter higher gas prices. Average gasoline prices in California rose 12.3 cents in the past week, averaging $4.16 a gallon by Monday, according …

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Movie Review: Draft Day (13)

April 14, 2014 — 

During one fateful day known as NFL Draft Day, a chess match plays out in pro football corporate offices across America. This draft day, we join Sonny Weaver Jr. (Kevin …

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Food Bank to hold Hunger Response Network meeting in South Lake Tahoe (14)

April 14, 2014 — 

Hunger response agencies, organizations and individuals in South Lake Tahoe are invited to participate in the Food Bank of El Dorado County Hunger Response Network Meeting in South Lake Tahoe. …

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South Shore ukulele group continues to grow (15)

April 11, 2014 — 

It’s not everyday you get to hear Willie Nelson’s “Crazy” played by about 50 ukuleles simultaneously, but that’s exactly what you can expect Tuesday night’s at Mo’s Place in South …

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Motel plans conversion to restaurant, bar, gym and spa (16)

April 11, 2014 — 

South Lake Tahoe may have a new restaurant, bar, gym and spa — along with one less old motel — by spring 2015. Plans are currently in place to convert …

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Utah trip shines light on mountain town operations (17)

April 11, 2014 — 

Officials from several key Lake Tahoe agencies embarked on a trip to Park City, Utah, last week to catch a glimpse at how another mountain town operates and manages its …

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No body found after search of Cascade Lake (18)

April 11, 2014 — 

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office units are investigating a hiker’s report of a floating body Cascade Lake. On Wednesday, a South Lake Tahoe resident was hiking on a trail near …

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Judge upholds charges against Anderson (19)

April 11, 2014 — 

At a preliminary hearing Thursday, an El Dorado Superior Court judge upheld a criminal complaint for Angelo Fitzgerald Anderson to face felony charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly …

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Hiker hospitalized after fall at Lover’s Leap (20)

April 11, 2014 — 

STRAWBERRY — A 20-year-old man was rescued and flown to the hospital for medical care Friday after falling 50 to 60 feet off the east side of Lover’s Leap, a …

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