Recent Stories in South Shore

Ink Out Loud: It’s only rock ’n’ roll, but I like it (1)

January 30, 2015 — 

At 8 p.m. on Wednesday the crowd rushed the entrances in a manner something akin to a Rolling Stones stadium show. It’s not simply a new hotel and casino on …

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Young Professionals Weigh-In: Tips for Tahoe commuters (2)

January 30, 2015 — 

As any Tahoe resident knows, driving more than 20 minutes to get to any location, be it work, the grocery store or the beach, is considered an eternity. Our skin …

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Fire captain faces federal child porn charge (3)

January 30, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- South Lake Tahoe Fire Department Capt. Mark Wygant was federally charged with receiving child pornography Friday morning. Only one charge was presented against Wygant in federal …

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Placer County withdraws interest in one South Tahoe hotel, keeps focus on another (4)

January 30, 2015 — 

In the search for additional development credits to use in the Tahoe Basin, Placer County officials have decided not to pursue the purchase of the 59-room Howard Johnson Express Inn …

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Barton Hospital designated as one of four Level III trauma centers in state (5)

January 30, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Barton Memorial Hospital is now one of four facilities in California to be recognized for a certain degree of high-level trauma care. El Dorado County designated …

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Snow survey reflects dismal January (6)

January 30, 2015 — 

A virtually dry January was reflected bleakly in the results of the second manual snow survey at Phillips station Thursday morning. “The absence of precipitation in January, normally California’s wettest …

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Museum: Last Tahoe toll house needs to be restored (7)

January 29, 2015 — 

The Lake Tahoe Historical Society is in the process of raising funds for the restoration of a more than 150-year-old Tahoe toll house — the last remaining in the Basin. …

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College to host open house (8)

January 29, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) is hosting an open house on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the main building. The purpose is to inform the community about the LTCC’s recently …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (9)

January 29, 2015 — 

Calls resulting in arrest Jan. 22 1:04 a.m. Suspended/revoked license in the area of Moss Road and Primrose Road. 2:03 a.m. DUI in the 1400 block of Friant Drive. 7:05 …

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe opens to large crowd (10)

January 29, 2015 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe celebrated its grand opening with a mass of people Wednesday night as crowds eagerly awaited a taste of Tahoe’s newest …

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LTCC Board approves initial Measure F Plan (11)

January 29, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The Lake Tahoe Community College Board of Trustees approved an initial projects plan for the use of the $55-million Measure F bond during its regular meeting …

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe to celebrate grand opening this week (12)

January 27, 2015 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Lake Tahoe’s newest hotel and casino on the South Shore starts rocking in its newly renovated digs tomorrow after undergoing a $60 million six-month transformation. Construction crews …

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Shallow water at Lake Tahoe leads to halted cruise operations (13)

January 27, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Shallow waters at Lake Tahoe have forced Lake Tahoe Cruises to suspend operations on the Tahoe Queen and Tahoe Paradise, leaving the company’s cruise business high …

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South Lake Tahoe finally sees snow, rain (14)

January 27, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The rain and snow finally came. Dryness and unprecedented heat were the story of the weather in the South Shore for all of January until Tuesday, …

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Kiwanis celebrates century of service (15)

January 27, 2015 — 

Child I.D., playgrounds and “Coats for Kids” are among the many service projects Kiwanis club members have offered for 100 years to serve the children of the world. This year …

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Local Musings (16)

January 27, 2015 — 

If you had not heard within the next 12 months there will be new non-stop air service into Reno Tahoe International Airport. The new service, from Guadalajara, Mexico; London, England …

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Letters to the Editor (17)

January 27, 2015 — 

We don’t need fluoride in drinking water Mr. Barnett stated in a letter to the editor that “we need fluoride in our drinking water.” As a 20-year dental professional in …

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Members of the public encouraged to attend STPUD meetings (18)

January 27, 2015 — 

The South Tahoe Public Utility District Board of Directors will be holding a Board Workshop on Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the District Board Room located …

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Pet of the Week (19)

January 27, 2015 — 

Abraham is 3 years old. He is house-trained and would like a home without small children as he is a little shy. He would prefer a home with another dog. …

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Jury finds in favor of City of South Lake Tahoe (20)

January 26, 2015 — 

The City of South Lake Tahoe’s City Attorney, Tom Watson, announced that a case in the Federal Court’s Eastern Division presided by the Honorable Garland Burrell resulted in a defense …

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