Recent Stories in South Shore

Stateline man charged with unlawful contact with minors (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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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My View: Notes from the Front Row ™ Local Musings –Election Special (5)

October 21, 2014 — 

Don’t even think about not voting in the upcoming November election. For those that don’t participate and feel their vote doesn’t matter I am here to tell you you’re wrong, …

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Kudos & Kindness (6)

October 21, 2014 — 

Girl Scout Gold Award I want to thank the community for your support with my Girl Scout Gold Award project called “Easy Access Books,” mini-library program. The project began after …

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Forest Service seeks input on snowcat operations at Homewood (7)

October 21, 2014 — 

The Forest Service is seeking public input on a proposal submitted by Homewood Mountain Resort to offer guided snowcat skiing and snowboarding tours in the Ellis Peak are during winter …

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Free firewood gathering available (8)

October 21, 2014 — 

PLACERVILLE – The Wrights Lake Recreation Area on the Eldorado National Forest will be open to free public fire wood gathering on Oct. 25-26, and Nov. 1-2 from 9 a.m. …

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Tahoe water level hits 5-year low, falls below natural rim (9)

October 21, 2014 — 

Lake Tahoe’s water elevation has reached a five-year low, dropping under the natural rim and leaving questions as to what impacts low water might have on the surrounding area. One …

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Guest Commentary Investing in our future (10)

October 17, 2014 — 

Our journey toward Measure F began in May 2013, when Lake Tahoe Community College enacted “Investing In Our Future,” a fiscal stability plan to ensure the sustainability of LTCC for …

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Meyers planning disputed during meeting (11)

October 17, 2014 — 

The El Dorado County Planning Commission continued to shape its view Thursday morning during a special meeting abundant with diverse public comment over the future of the community of Meyers. …

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Ink Out Loud: Marty’s terrible year (12)

October 17, 2014 — 

It was a bad year for Marty — to say the least. Just after the clock struck midnight, an uninsured drunk driver barreled into his new car. His shiny new …

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Family, friends throw fundraiser for South Shore man (13)

October 17, 2014 — 

Friends and family of a South Shore man who became a quadriplegic after a dirt bike accident on Aug. 26 are throwing a fundraiser to help pay for needed home …

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Proposed water rate changes move ahead (14)

October 17, 2014 — 

Douglas County has moved closer to finalizing water rates at three Lake Tahoe water systems, following months of back-and-forth discussion between commissioners and upset ratepayers. County commissioners on Thursday approved …

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Decision to revitalize Tallac Historic site released (15)

October 16, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) released the decision for the Historic Facilities Best Management Practices (BMPs) Retrofit project to revitalize the Tallac Historic Site on …

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Ski season impact broken down (16)

October 16, 2014 — 

A San Francisco State University (SFSU) study reported that skiers and other winter sport enthusiasts spent nearly $428 million last ski season and generated about $33 million in tax revenue. …

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Bears hit the bar ... and food pantry (17)

October 16, 2014 — 

A favorite watering hole of South Lake Tahoe locals also became an instant hit with a family of bears this week, particularly the bar’s supply of grenadine and crème de …

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Possible attempted kidnapping, burglary reported (18)

October 16, 2014 — 

A possible attempted kidnapping and a burglary were reported to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) during the past week. Police received a report of what the victim thinks …

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Treat Street, fun runs scheduled (19)

October 16, 2014 — 

The City of South Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Tri Club have partnered to provide a series of three fun runs this fall season including Tahoe’s Freakin’ Fun Run, Turkey …

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October 16, 2014 — 

Healthy community I’ve been closely involved with Lake Tahoe Community College since its beginning in 1974, when I was elected one of the first LTCC Board of Trustees members. I’d …

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