Recent Stories in South Shore

Nearly 1,300 lbs of trash cleaned up at Keep Sierra Clean Day (1)

October 24, 2014 — 

About 300 people collected nearly 1,300 pounds of trash from Sierra-at-Tahoe’s ski slopes Sunday, during the resort’s Keep Sierra Clean Day. Awards were given to the strangest find, oldest find …

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Visitors getting too close to bears, creating ‘unsafe’ situation at Taylor Creek (2)

October 24, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service is threatening to close the Taylor Creek area to the public if visitors continue to disregard directions to stay away from bears, according to a Friday …

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Second possible attempted kidnapping reported (3)

October 24, 2014 — 

A man was arrested on drug and other charges Wednesday after a woman reported that he was attempting to kidnap either her or a child who was with her. The …

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Construction update: Crews get ahead of the weather (4)

October 24, 2014 — 

To construction crews in Tahoe, October typically means pushing to get as much work done as possible before the rain starts to pour and the ground becomes blanketed in snow. …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (5)

October 24, 2014 — 

Calls Resulting in Arrests: Oct. 10 Spousal Abuse in the 100 block of Highway 50 Violation of Court Order in the 2100 block of South Avenue Unlicensed drier at Lake …

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Tahoe Dad: If you don’t have anything nice to say ... (6)

October 24, 2014 — 

“Daddy, why are they locking the street?” my 3-year old daughter, Jane asks as I pull onto the shoulder and execute an eight-point U-turn to head back toward the not-so-well-designated …

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Basin agencies join for wildfire protection (7)

October 23, 2014 — 

September brought the reality of wildfires to the forefront in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The King Fire came within eight air miles of the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin …

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Ready Mix GM pleads not guilty (8)

October 23, 2014 — 

The general manager of Sierra-Tahoe Ready Mix, Inc., pleaded not guilty to charges of fraud Thursday at the El Dorado County Superior Court in South Lake Tahoe. The district attorney’s …

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And they’re buying a stairway to history (9)

October 23, 2014 — 

Before I began to develop musical taste and understand the creative process in any type of art, Jimmy Page’s slow plucking of strings leading into one of the most iconic …

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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care provides update on bears (10)

October 23, 2014 — 

Last Friday Fish and Wildlife brought Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Inc. (LTWC) the Gardner Mountain bear cub, which LTWC assisted in trapping on Oct. 9. LTWC named the cub Gardner. …

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Letters to the Editor (11)

October 23, 2014 — 

Hidden cost Measure H has a huge hidden cost included in the measure - 20 employees. Twenty employees translates into significant current cost with wages and benefits but that cost …

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Learn about the STPUD candidates (12)

October 23, 2014 — 

The Nov. 4 elections are right around the corner, but some early voters are already deciding on candidates they want for two contested seats on the South Tahoe Public Utility …

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Law allows time off to vote (13)

October 23, 2014 — 

To ensure all eligible voters can get to the polls, California law provides employees up to two hours off to vote under certain circumstances. Polling places will be open between …

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Kudos & Kindness (14)

October 23, 2014 — 

Mt. Tallac High School Many thanks to Dan at Passeretti’s, Rebecca and John from Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, and Mel from Sierra at Tahoe for their guidance and support of job …

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Genuine tragedy (15)

October 23, 2014 — 

Another year, another election where we do not have a congressional candidate that adequately represents the people of South Lake Tahoe. Tom McClintock, the incumbent carpetbagger continues to live outside …

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South Lake resort fined 10K for dumping pool water (16)

October 23, 2014 — 

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency handed down a $10,000 fine to a local resort company Wednesday for an incident involving dumped chlorinated pool water in a stream environment zone earlier …

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Stateline man charged with unlawful contact with minors (17)

October 22, 2014 — 

Reno Police Department Sex Crimes Detectives have been conducting a follow-up investigation to several cases that were reported to the Reno Police Department. The cases involved a suspicious man who …

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Charges filed against Sierra-Tahoe Ready Mix GM (18)

October 21, 2014 — 

Authorities are charging the general manager of Sierra-Tahoe Ready Mix Inc. with at least three counts of fraud related to government construction contracts, following a raid on the South Lake …

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Hopeful Henry: Kitty is losing weight (19)

October 21, 2014 — 

Dear Hopeful Henry, I have a 15-year-old cat who has started losing weight and is just not that interested in food, except for turkey sandwich meat. We have been to …

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Crime scene weapon sought by police (20)

October 21, 2014 — 

Police are searching for a weapon used in a reported domestic violence crime and are asking for the community’ assistance. On Oct. 16, Thomas Payne allegedly cut his wife’s throat …

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