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Heavy rains in line for July 4 (1)

July 4, 2015 — 

Heavy rains and possible lightning storms will be in effect in South Lake Tahoe until 8 p.m. on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Reno.A cell of weather …

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July 3, 2015 — 

Stars: Bright IdeasScars: Ouch! That’ll leave a markStar: Happy Homestead Cemetery broke ground on the Veterans/Public Safety memorial to honor military members and public safety workers from the South Tahoe …

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Civic Calendar (3)

July 2, 2015 — 

Keep Tahoe Red, White and Blue Beach CleanupsJuly 5, 8:30 a.m. to noonThe League to Save Lake Tahoe and sponsors will host a beach cleanup all around Lake Tahoe following …

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Utility District hits conservation target (4)

July 2, 2015 — 

South Tahoe Public Utilities District (STPUD) hit – and exceeded – a water production conservation goal for June.General Manager Richard Solbrig reported that STPUD conserved around 24 percent in June, …

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Honoring the fallen (5)

July 2, 2015 — 

five years ago, Patty Smith went to Placerville to visit a memorial for veterans and felt inspired to see something similar built in South Lake Tahoe to honor her son, …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (6)

July 2, 2015 — 

Calls resulting in arrestJune 243:38 p.m. Drug offense in the 2100 block of Lake Tahoe Boulevard. 5:17 p.m. Unlicensed driver in the area of Chonokis Road and Rocky Point Road. …

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Volunteers called upon to save lake (7)

July 2, 2015 — 

A group working to eradicate or at least help control populations of invasive plants is on the move to recruit beach goers in their quest to identify affected areas in …

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Airport decisions receive last public forum (8)

July 2, 2015 — 

The public received a final briefing on the Lake Tahoe Airport’s master plan Tuesday night as city staff and consultants hosted the final outreach meeting.Michael Hotaling, senior vice president for …

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Overturned truck causes delays on Highway 50 (9)

July 2, 2015 — 

KYBURZ -- An overturned dump truck is causing traffic delays on Highway 50 near Kyburz in both directions of the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The wreck …

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Bear necessities (10)

July 2, 2015 — 

South Tahoe Basin Waste Management Authority boardmembers discussed bear garbage necessities on Wednesday, including proposals on enforcement and no-interest loans.Tom Bruen, attorney for the authority, provided suggestions for all three …

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Balancing a drone act (11)

June 30, 2015 — 

Drones are an awesome technology. That’s been apparent since I first started reporting on them back in 2012 while working at The Daily Independent in Ridgecrest.The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) …

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Lighting up the night sky on the Fourth (12)

June 30, 2015 — 

It’s time to celebrate Independence Day, but as experts get ready for one of the most popular fireworks displays in the country, tens of thousands of people are expected to …

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College board approves budget, president raise (13)

June 30, 2015 — 

The Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) Board of Trustees unanimously approved an annual tentative budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year on June 23 based on California Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget …

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Barton Ranch approved for demolition (14)

June 30, 2015 — 

Buildings at the W.D. Barton Ranch on Emerald Bay Road will be coming down following a ruling on Monday at a Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) hearings officer meeting.TRPA Associate …

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Pet owners will be cited if pets are left inside vehicles during hot weather (15)

June 30, 2015 — 

El Dorado County Animal Services is advising pet owners to not leave dogs, cats or other pets unattended in vehicles during hot weather. Henry Brzezinski, Chief of Animal Services said …

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Bird tests positive for West Nile virus (16)

June 30, 2015 — 

El Dorado County health officials received confirmation this week that a bird found in the El Dorado Hills area of El Dorado County has tested positive for West Nile virus, …

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Lightning bolts spark wildfires (17)

June 30, 2015 — 

Firefighters were active during the weekend as lightning strikes filled the skies over the Tahoe Basin, causing small wildfires in some areas. U.S. Forest Service crews worked to extinguish nine …

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Locals celebrate, reflect on Supreme Court marriage ruling (18)

June 29, 2015 — 

Like many across the country, south shore residents celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Friday that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states.The 5-4 decision means that 14 states …

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Pollen or no pollen (19)

June 26, 2015 — 

I had initially only noticed the dust when it began gathering on the dashboard in my car. I thought it unusual, but I’d been driving my family around all weekend …

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Letters to the Editor (20)

June 26, 2015 — 

Response to Ted Long’s letter to the editorWhile Ted Long wrote that he has vacation rentals in his neighborhood and appreciates it, I live at Tahoe Keys and I do …

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