Recent Stories in South Shore

Ink Out Loud: The gift that keeps on giving (1)

December 19, 2014 — 

Tact requires a delicate balance I have not yet mastered. A few years ago I met an aspiring politician who was ethical, organized and motivated. I was conflicted and sad …

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Tahoe Dad: Elf in the trash (2)

December 19, 2014 — 

“Alright Elf.” I stare defiantly up at the top of the refrigerator where our Elf on a Shelf recently took up residence. “It’s time we had a little talk. These …

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Volunteers needed STAT (3)

December 19, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Fire Department is launching a new program called STAT, which stands for South Tahoe Action Teams. Living in the Sierras brings the potential for large scale …

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TRPA announces holiday schedule (4)

December 19, 2014 — 

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency announced today that its offices in Stateline will be closed from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2 for the upcoming holiday season. TRPA employees look forward …

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South Lake Tahoe residents gather for Smith vigil (5)

December 19, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The glow from scores of candles seemed to become brighter as the sun set, and the dim, flickering lights highlighted the sorrow in people’s faces as …

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Douglas County approves new water rates for Tahoe systems (6)

December 19, 2014 — 

The Douglas County saga involving three Lake Tahoe water systems closed another chapter Thursday, but not everyone was happy with the cliffhanger. Several months after considering a complete consolidation of …

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Teen’s autopsy results released (7)

December 19, 2014 — 

A forensic autopsy conducted in Sacramento Wednesday revealed that the death of 14-year-old Dejon Smith was caused by blunt force impact and that death was instantaneous, according to a South …

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Bramble On: Just another Dec. 16 (8)

December 18, 2014 — 

When I first heard my phone buzzing on Tuesday morning I thought it was my alarm. I picked it up and half-mindedly I read the word, “Home” on the screen. …

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Passport in hand (9)

December 18, 2014 — 

Gov. Brian Sandoval traveled to Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Spooner Lake to be the first visitor to a Nevada State Park to have his park passport stamped, officially launching …

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December 18, 2014 — 

In response to Bill Crawford This really doesn’t take that much rebuttle about his short insensitive letter to the Editor on torture. Really? During this sensitive time, during the holidays …

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Discovering the Temple Bat Yam (11)

December 18, 2014 — 

Moving from the land of no sky, Los Angeles, to Tahoe was a shock to the senses. A good shock, but a jolt nonetheless. I never could have imagined a …

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Holiday travel could break records (12)

December 18, 2014 — 

AAA is expecting to see the highest number of California travelers ever this holiday season, based on the latest travel survey from AAA Northern California. The auto organization predicts more …

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Bi-state compact approved 45 years ago (13)

December 18, 2014 — 

Forty-five years ago, in December 1969, President Richard Nixon signed a unique Bi-State Compact approving California and Nevada’s plan to create the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. It was the first …

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Kudos & Kindness (14)

December 18, 2014 — 

Magic of music Over the last few weeks, the talented duo of Ike and Martin, have rocked the MS Dixie and the Tahoe Queen with a series of free concert …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (15)

December 18, 2014 — 

Calls resulting in arrest Dec. 11 1:31 p.m. Violation of court order domestic violence in the 800 block of Tallac Avenue. 7:58 p.m. DUI in the 1000 block of Julie …

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South Lake Tahoe woman turns 101 (16)

December 18, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- Turning 101 can feel like turning 19 or 22. “The real party was last year,” Helen Riddle’s daughter Joan Peterson said. But there is one thing …

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Caltrans crews recognized for efforts during King Fire (17)

December 18, 2014 — 

Several Caltrans maintenance crews on Wednesday were recognized for their efforts during the King Fire in El Dorado County. The crews were acknowledged for managing traffic and helping to keep …

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Tahoe resident to serve on California Bicycle Advisory Committee (18)

December 16, 2014 — 

Charles Nelson, South Lake Tahoe resident and President of the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition (LTBC), was recently appointed to serve on the California Bicycle Advisory Committee (CBAC). Formed by Caltrans …

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Pet of the Week (19)

December 16, 2014 — 

Lady is our pet of the week, She was abandoned by her owners. Lady is a very sweet small Pit who loves the love, gets along with kids and other …

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Pet for Christmas? Adopt from a shelter (20)

December 16, 2014 — 

If you’re looking to get a new furry family member for Christmas please adopt from our local Shelter, Eldorado Animal Services located at 1120 Shakori Drive. It is open Monday …

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