Recent Stories in South Shore

Tahoe Dad: Being a loud family (1)

April 24, 2015 — 

I’ve come to an important realization recently -- we’re loud.That’s right. We are “that” family: The loud ones.Maybe it’s a simple byproduct of having two children close in age who …

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Ink Out Loud: I called him Atticus (2)

April 24, 2015 — 

We were unlikely friends — Stephen and I. He was a defense attorney and I was a newspaper editor.Our friendship was natural, instant and solid. We’re the same age, both …

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Tip the domino … and let it fall! (3)

April 24, 2015 — 

When it comes to the future of the South Shore, many are left scratching their heads while others are left pounding their fists in frustration. These two reactions have been …

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Man threatens to jump from eighth-story ledge (4)

April 24, 2015 — 

Police and numerous emergency personnel responded to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Stateline, Nev. just after 2 p.m. Friday for a report of a man who was threatening …

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Caltrans highlights upcoming road improvements (5)

April 24, 2015 — 

A joint Department of Transportation and Southwest Gas public workshop on upcoming Highway 50 construction work saw low attendance Thursday night at South Lake Tahoe’s city council chambers.Out of a …

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STPUD faces steep water reduction (6)

April 24, 2015 — 

South Tahoe Public Utilities District’s (STPUD) hope to have mandatory water reductions reduced drowned on April 17 when the State Water Resources Control Board released revised numbers of California’s water …

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City makes midyear budget changes (7)

April 24, 2015 — 

South Lake Tahoe adjusted its 2014-15 fiscal year budget on Tuesday, reflecting what City Manager Nancy Kerry called a positive effect in its efforts to reduce unfunded liabilities.Kerry announced that …

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Wildlife center to spread its wings (8)

April 24, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc. received final blessings for a center rehabilitation center on Thursday, allowing the organization to spread its wings.Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s (TRPA) governing board unanimously approved …

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April 23, 2015 — 

Stars: Bright IdeasScars: Ouch! That’ll leave a markStar: The Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet School held a two-day Earth Day fair that promoted and taught students about environmentally-safe practices as …

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Refinery issues will likely drive up gas prices (10)

April 23, 2015 — 

On Wednesday Chevron’s Richmond, Calif. refinery reported it was flaring, which almost immediately brought concerns that the market could face supply tightness, and sent wholesale gasoline prices soaring, according to …

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Workshop addresses proposed hotel/motel ordinance (11)

April 23, 2015 — 

Wednesday’s workshop on a proposed South Lake Tahoe city ordinance to regulate long-term stay hotels/motels boiled down into two primary concerns.City officials want to shore up the physical building and …

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Lake Tahoe Golf Course introduces FootGolf on Earth Day (12)

April 23, 2015 — 

There were thick clouds covering the sky and a light rain came and went, but young children, soccer players and entire families still chased after a their soccer balls during …

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Tourism Forum highlights lessons learned (13)

April 23, 2015 — 

Development and change require making hard decisions and a strong push from community business leaders - a message keynote speakers advocated during the 2015 Tahoe Tourism Forum on Tuesday.Examples included …

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Upcoming meetings (14)

April 23, 2015 — 

El Dorado Board of SuperviorsApril 28 at 8 a.m.330 Fair Lane, Building A, Placerville, Calif.California Tahoe Conservancy BoardApril 30 at 9:30 a.m.Inn by the Lake, Nevada Room, 3300 Lake Tahoe …

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Measure F oversight committee formed (15)

April 23, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe Community College welcomed the new members of its Measure F Citizens Oversight Committee and immediately briefed them during an initial meeting on April 16. The committee represents local …

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Council approves vacation home rental amendment (16)

April 21, 2015 — 

An amendment to South Lake Tahoe’s Vacation Home Rental (VHR) ordinance passed in a 4-0 vote on Tuesday.Councilman Tom Davis recused himself, citing his partnership role in Tahoe Key Resorts.The …

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Public utility district board talk sewer, wells (17)

April 21, 2015 — 

Two South Tahoe Public Utility District board members broached the topic of reducing sewer connection fees and purchasing groundwater wells at a Thursday meeting.Directors Duane Wallace and Chris Cefalu reported …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (18)

April 21, 2015 — 

Calls resulting in arrestApril 1312:23 p.m. Drunk in public in the 2100 block of South Avenue. 1:12 p.m. Warrant in the 1300 block of Johnson Boulevard. 4:23 p.m. Assault with …

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Woman accused of DUI death makes court appearance (19)

April 21, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The pre-preliminary hearing of a woman accused of causing the death of one of her passengers during a suspected November DUI crash was delayed Monday at …

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Defendant in shooting case tries to withdraw plea (20)

April 21, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The sentencing of a man accused of shooting at another man last year was delayed Monday morning at the El Dorado County Superior Court in South …

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