Recent Stories in South Shore

Gas chemicals found above limit at South Lake Tahoe lodge (1)

August 28, 2014 — 

The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board has issued a new enforcement action against a South Lake Tahoe gas station, after drinking water at a nearby hotel revealed a contamination …

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Special election will be held to fill supervisor’s seat (2)

August 28, 2014 — 

The California Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday an attempt by former District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting to retain his seat. A special election to fill his seat will be held …

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Scam warning issued (3)

August 28, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department issued a warning about two possible scams that may be being used to target people in South Lake Tahoe. SLTPD Det. Doug Sentell stated …

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Solution sought for bears spreading litter (4)

August 28, 2014 — 

It’s no secret: Tahoe bears love trash. The cunning animals have a reputation in the Lake Tahoe Basin of sniffing out and procuring the most protected of human disposables. They …

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Labor Day weekend feel-good foods (5)

August 28, 2014 — 

If you’re looking for a down-to-earth late summer-fresh salad, Greek salad comes to the rescue. Its main stars include greens, tomatoes, feta cheese, olives, olive oil and vinegar. This concoction …

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Comedians Don McMillan and Nick Hoff to perform at the Improv at Harveys (6)

August 27, 2014 — 

As far as I know, comedian Don McMillan, who performs at the Improv at Harveys this week, is the only comic that references Avogadro’s Number, XML and beta tests in …

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Heavenly project comment period open (7)

August 26, 2014 — 

The public comment period is now open on a draft environmental impact report for Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Epic Discovery Project, which aims to expand and diversify year-round recreational activities at …

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Tahoe’s streets white in August (8)

August 26, 2014 — 

It looked like winter came early at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore on Monday, following a brief, but vigorous, hailstorm. A late August storm dumped almost three-quarters of an inch of …

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Q&A with Rep. Tom McClintock (9)

August 26, 2014 — 

With less than three months to go until election day, Rep. Tom McClintock dropped into the Lake Tahoe Basin this week to visit with local leaders and discuss any new …

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Don’t trash Tahoe (10)

August 22, 2014 — 

Local businesses that have become victims of illegal dumping are tired of sifting through people’s unwanted trash and paying thousands of dollars to get rid of it. Connie Hinton, owner …

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Input sought on Camp Rich Corral permit (11)

August 22, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is asking for feedback on a proposal to reissue the Camp Richardson Corral permit. The proposal would grant a 20-year special …

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Is it Tahoe time or tech time? (12)

August 22, 2014 — 

Recently, I’ve attended several events hearing divergent perspectives from both speakers and attendees on the issue of time. At the Start-Up Tech Mixer in San Francisco the energy in the …

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Schue named Tribune Publisher (13)

August 22, 2014 — 

Natasha Schue has been named publisher of the Tahoe Daily Tribune. She has been employed at the Tribune for the past six years, most recently as its advertising sales manager. …

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Funding for boat inspections approved (14)

August 21, 2014 — 

The boat inspection program at Lake Tahoe has received another $750,000 boost in federal funding, which is enough to keep the program afloat for at least one more year, according …

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Bill allowing four-year degrees at some JCs passes Assembly (15)

August 21, 2014 — 

A bill Lake Tahoe Community College has vocally supported this year is being sent to the desk of California Gov. Jerry Brown for a decision after passing through the state …

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Colonel tours Tahoe (16)

August 21, 2014 — 

A high-ranking official with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited several restoration sites in the Lake Tahoe Basin on Monday to see the product of agency funds first-hand. Standing …

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Kudos & Kindness (17)

August 21, 2014 — 

Business after hours TahoeChamber would like to thank Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe for hosting our Summer Fun BAHM! (Business After Hours Mixer) on Wednesday. The evening was filled …

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How to be informed about vaccinations (18)

August 21, 2014 — 

As a parent, I know we want our children to be safe. Certain safety measures are designed to help keep children safe, such as child safety seats, seat belts and …

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Mighty mound cookies for pre-fall (19)

August 21, 2014 — 

Coconut macaroons are sweet, soft, gooey cookies and one of my favorite on the South Shore any time of year. I’ve had a long lasting affair with these mounds — …

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Ink Out Loud: Code 3 to common sense (20)

August 21, 2014 — 

Erica went to work like she always did, with a smile and kind words for others. Knocked to the ground by a felon grabbing for her gun, she was saved …

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