Recent Stories in South Shore

South Lake Tahoe blood drive scheduled for Aug. 4 (1)

July 22, 2014 — 

BloodSource, a not-for-profit organization providing services throughout northern and central California, will hold a South Lake Tahoe community blood drive on Aug. 4 to meet the need for blood and …

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Sand Harbor boat ramp closes on July 28 (2)

July 22, 2014 — 

Sand Harbor’s boat ramp will be closed July 28 for the rest of the 2014 season because of low water conditions. The parking lot is open for carry-in boat access …

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Power outage blacks out all of Lake Tahoe’s South Shore (3)

July 22, 2014 — 

Lighting during a disruptive mid-summer storm on Sunday knocked out power to more than 31,000 utility customers on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore and its surrounding areas, causing the first area-wide …

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Tahoe Rim Trail looks to assess usage, improve access (4)

July 22, 2014 — 

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is asking volunteers to help out with hiker counts and surveys this Saturday, as the group tries to determine how many people are using the …

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Meet the doctor (5)

July 22, 2014 — 

Dr. Bradley Anderson, is Barton Hospital’s new board-certified urologist who specializes in a full-range of urologic conditions. Anderson is daVinci trained and treats men and women of all ages. Patients …

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Filing window open for South Lake Tahoe election (6)

July 22, 2014 — 

A week into the filing window for South Lake Tahoe’s upcoming municipal election, candidates are starting to show interest in a run for office. Three of five seats on the …

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Free yoga classes for MS patients offered (7)

July 22, 2014 — 

Pilates Studio Lake Tahoe will offer complimentary yoga classes specifically designed to bring relief to Multiple Sclerosis patients in its facility near the state line in South Shore. According the …

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Projects nab honors for Tahoe Transportation District (8)

July 21, 2014 — 

Tahoe Transportation District has been recognized by the American Public Works Association, the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals, the Lake Tahoe Bike Coalition and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency for …

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County releases draft ordinance update (9)

July 21, 2014 — 

A draft of a proposed update of El Dorado County ordinances is available for public review and comment, the Board of Supervisors announced Monday. The draft is a strike-through and …

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City creates funding mechanism for stormwater project (10)

July 21, 2014 — 

South Lake Tahoe has created a community facilities district for properties to help pay for operation and maintenance of the $15 million Bijou Erosion Control project and meet their own …

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New Catholic academy replaces defunct Saint Theresa School (11)

July 21, 2014 — 

Parents and former teachers of Saint Theresa School, which closed its doors earlier this year as a result of low enrollment, have teamed up with community members to create a …

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Hospital buys machine to improve heart screening (12)

July 18, 2014 — 

A new piece of medical imaging equipment promises to improve Barton Memorial Hospital’s ability to screen people for heart disease, the United States’ leading cause of death. The machine uses …

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Vandal cuts down power pole north of Tahoe (13)

July 18, 2014 — 

An “extreme act of vandalism” last week on a 25kV power line north of Lake Tahoe has led Liberty Utilities to once again ask for the public’s help, according to …

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Bear euthanized for preying on livestock (14)

July 18, 2014 — 

A male black bear was euthanized Friday for preying on livestock in Genoa, according to the Nevada Department of Wildlife. The approximately 6-year-old bear had been handled by NDOW twice …

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Wood burning ban goes into effect (15)

July 18, 2014 — 

A ban on wood burning has been put into effect due to drought conditions in the West, according to the City of South Lake Tahoe. “A wood burning ban is …

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Program offers services for disabled job seekers through Connections (16)

July 18, 2014 — 

Disabled job seekers in El Dorado County are invited to take advantage of free services and special funding offered through Connections — One Stop, according to the El Dorado County …

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European hostels influence local business owners (17)

July 18, 2014 — 

From running with bulls in Spain to sleeping on beaches in France, to backpacking around Europe to working at hostels in Asia, it’s clear the owners of the new Mellow …

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Pendulum starting to swing again (18)

July 18, 2014 — 

Credit availability is cyclical, swinging back and forth like a pendulum between the extremes of “easy money” and “tight money”. The current ultra-conservative credit standards were implemented following the onset …

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Partnerships fundamental to protecting Tahoe (19)

July 18, 2014 — 

I often speak about the importance of partnerships in this column and once again circumstances have proven the value of our collective teamwork and collaboration. Last week, the multi-sector partnership …

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July 18, 2014 — 

Will it ever stop? Will it ever stop? For the past five years the Republicans and Tea Party have stalled the economy and obstructed the government all the while blaming …

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